Level 2 Sex Offender Notifies Sheriff Of Move To Ashfork

The Yavapai County Sheriff as the Chief Law Enforcement Officer having jurisdiction where the offender  will reside must make notification to the community. Notification must be made when certain sex offenders are released from Arizona State prison, accepted under an interstate compact, or released from the county jail back into the community.

54-year-old Paul William James, has been convicted of a sex offense which allows for community notification. This sex offender has advised the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office that he will be living at 47103 N 4th Street, Ash Fork, AZ., 86320. This individual is not wanted by the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office at this time.

In June of 2001, 38-year-old offender molested a 6-year-old female who was known to him. He was convicted and sentenced to 7 years in prison. This case  was out of Bullhead City Police Department.

Offender is not on probation or parole and is considered a level 2, intermediate, risk.  Offenders are categorized into three levels: Level One (low risk to the community), Level Two (intermediate risk to the community) and Level Three (high risk to the community).