Press Release: White County Sheriff's Department
Tuesday, Detectives with the White County Sheriff's Department arrested a Bald Knob man for failure to comply as a registered sex offender.
Robert Dallas Ward, 46, of Bald Knob was arrested at his place of employment in the city limits of Bald Knob without incident.
Ward has failed to comply with the state law which says that registered sex offenders must register with the law enforcement agency of jurisdiction, in this case the White County Sheriff's Department. Ward had failed to comply with the law since September, 2007.
Ward was originally arrested by the North Little Rock Police Department in 2001 for Sexual Indecency with a Child for receiving child pornography over the internet. Ward was transported to the White County Detention Center with a bond being set at $20,000.
Failure to register as a sex offender is a Class D Felony.
This is the third such arrest of 2008 made by the White County Sheriff's Department with more pending.