Police: Sex offender arrested after coming to police station intoxicated

Matthias Jones (Source: Baxter Co Sheriff's Department)
Matthias Jones (Source: Baxter Co Sheriff's Department)

BAXTER COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – A level 3 sex offender is back behind bars after police say he showed up at the sheriff's department intoxicated.

According to the Baxter County Sheriff's Department, 36-year-old Matthias Jones came to the sheriff's office to update some of his registration information. While speaking with police, the deputy says he noticed a smell of alcohol, and asked Jones if he'd been drinking.

Jones denied consuming alcohol, but had a 0.14 blood alcohol content after testing on a portable breath test device.

Jones was arrested and charged with public intoxication and had his bond set for $220.

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