John Alfred Bell
The Sheriff's Office is notifying the public that a Gamaliel area man has registered as a Sex Offender at the Sheriff's Office and is now residing in this County.
NAME: ALFRED JOHN BELL
DATE OF BIRTH: 10/28/1979
HOME ADDRESS: 1126 Red Bank Rd.
Gamaliel, Arkansas 72537
The offender has been convicted in the State of California of multiple crimes, including several counts of indecent exposure, child molestation, assault with intent to rape, and sexual battery. His most recent conviction was in 2009. Documentation available at this time indicates there were multiple female victims, ages 16 and above.
(This offender has not yet been assigned a Risk Level by SOSRA (Sex Offender Screening and Risk Management).
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