SEX OFFENDER MOVES FROM INSIDE MOUNTAIN HOME CITY LIMITS TO MIDWAY AREA
The Sheriff's Office is notifying the public that a new sex offender has registered with the Sheriff's Office after moving into this jurisdiction from inside Mountain Home city limits.
NAME: MICHAEL HEFFNER
DATE OF BIRTH: 07/12/1958
HOME ADDRESS: 58 Cedar Hills Road
Midway, AR 72651
The offender was arrested on 04/21/2008 in Barron County, Wisconsin for the offense of Sexual Assault against a Child in the First Degree. He was later convicted on 11/11/2008 in the Barron County Circuit Court of one count of Sexual Abuse against a Child under 12 in the First Degree and one count of Child Enticement Involving Sexual Contact. Available documentation does not provide any specific details of these crimes.
(This offender has not yet been assigned a Risk Level by SOCNA (Sex Offender Community Notification Assessment).
This person is not wanted by law enforcement at this time. This notification is not intended to increase fear; rather it is our belief that an informed public is a safer public. This information cannot be used to threaten, intimidate, or harass Registered Sex Offenders. Citizen abuse will not be tolerated. Such abuse could potentially end law enforcement's ability to do community notification.
/s/ John F. Montgomery,
Baxter County Sheriff