10/4/2013 7:46:00 AM Arkansas sex offender arrested
A Cottonwood Police Officer was dispatched Sunday to the 400 block of N. 12th Street on a report of a theft.
The reporting party, Richard Backes, provided his information to dispatch. The officer was advised by the dispatcher that Backes was wanted on a valid warrant for his arrest issued by the Hot Springs County Sheriff's Office in Arkansas.
The warrant wanted Backes as a sex offender who failed to register.
He was placed under arrest at 4 p.m. and taken to the County jail to be held for extradition