The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office is taking this opportunity to notify the community that Samuel J. Thorne, 25, is now residing at 3035 W. 8th Street, Space #44, in Yuma, AZ. He is described as 6 feet, 2 inches tall, 166 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes.
On February 5, 2013, Thorne pled guilty in the Cleburne County Court, Arkansas, to Sexual Assault 2nd degree. The victim was a 12 year old female who was known to him. He was sentenced to 120 months in the Arkansas Department of Corrections. He is currently under the supervision of the Arizona Department of Corrections Parole via interstate compact.
Thorne is classified as a level 2 sex offender with a medium risk to reoffend.
Sex offenders are categorized in three levels based on the risk that they pose to the community to reoffend.
- Level 1 – low risk
- Level 2 – intermediate risk
- Level 3 – high risk