Police arrest convicted sex offender for not notifying them of move to Chino
Chino Valley Police arrested 49-year-old Paul Barnes on Nov. 3 for failure to register as a sex offender.
The arrest came after a week-long investigation which indicated Barnes, a convicted level 3 sex offender out of Maricopa County, was living in the 900 block of East Road 3 North in Chino Valley and failed to notify local law enforcement of his address.
Laws require Barnes to register as a sex offender after being convicted of Sexual Assault in Maricopa County.
Police booked Barnes into the Yavapai County Jail in Prescott on one count of Failure to register as a Sex Offender.