Man arrested after lying on sex offender registration form

Joel Campbell (Source: Baxter County Sheriff's Department)
Joel Campbell (Source: Baxter County Sheriff's Department)

BAXTER COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – A man was arrested three days after helied in his Sex Offender registration.

On Thursday, 27-year-old, convicted sex offender Joel Campbellnotified the Sheriff's Office he was house sitting a residence for about threeweeks and had a temporary job at a Mountain Home Convenience Store.

On Tuesday, a Reserve Deputy notified Campbell's neighbors abouthis presence by handing out flyers.

In about two hours, Sex Offender Coordinator Maryanne Edge wasnotified by a neighbor that Campbell moved in several months before he had told authorities and worked another job he didn't mention.

Campbell was arrested and faces charges for failing to register.

He was transported to the Baxter County Detention Center where he posteda $15,000 bond.

He is set to appear in court on June 20 at 9 a.m.

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