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New Sex Offender Moving From Texas



Sex Offender Received Arkansas Level

On June 6, 2018 Cecil Cross moved to Faulkner County from Texas. He was not assessed at the time by SOCNA (Sex Offender Community Notification Assessment) program. We released the information at that time with any further information on his charge and no assessment level. Mr. Cross was assessed on September 25, 2018 and we received his paperwork advising that he is assessment level is a level 3.

DESCRIPTION OF CRIME: This offender was convicted of Engaging in or Soliciting Lewd Conduct in Public on 3-5-98. The offense involved the offender exposing himself to an adult male stranger at a park. Possessing Matter with sexual conduct of person under 14 (1995). This offense involved the offender having images of multiple males less than 14-years-old who were nude/engaged in sexually explicit conduct.



           The Faulkner County Sheriff’s Department is releasing the following information pursuant to Section 13 of Act 989 of 1997, the Sex and Child Offender Registration Act and the community notification guidelines promulgated by the Commission on Abuse, which authorizes Law Enforcement Agencies to inform the public of a sex offender’s release.  Such information will enhance public safety and protection.

      The individual who appears on this notification has been convicted of an offense that requires registration with the Arkansas Crime Information Center.  Further, his/her previous criminal history places him/her in a classification level that reflects the potential to re-offend.

         This Offender has advised the Faulkner County Sheriff’s Department that he/she will be living in the location listed in this report.  HE/SHE IS NOT WANTED BY THE POLICE.  THE NOTIFICATION IS NOT INTENDED TO INCREASE FEAR; RATHER, IT IS OUR BELIEF THAT AN INFORMED PUBLIC IS A SAFER PUBLIC.

         The Faulkner County Sheriff’s Department has no legal authority to direct where a Sex Offender lives.  Unless court ordered restrictions exist, this Offender is free to live where he/she chooses.

         Sex Offenders have always lived in our communities, but it wasn’t until this passage of the Sex and Child Offender Registration Act that law enforcement even knew where they were living.  In many cases, law enforcement is now able to share that information with you.  CITIZEN ABUSE OF THIS INFORMATION TO THREATEN, INTIMIDATE OR HARASS REGISTERED SEX OFFENDERS WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.  Further, abuse could potentially end law enforcement’s ability to do community notification.  We believe the only person who wins if community notification ends is the Offender, since sex offenders derive their power through secrecy.

     For additional information go to our website then click on the link for sex offender registry or the Arkansas Crime Information Center’s website at then click on the link for sex offender registry.


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NAME:              Cecil Aubrey Cross, Jr. AKA Sonny Cross

RISK:                                   Level 3

RACE:                                  White

SEX:                                     Male

HEIGHT:                                510

WEIGHT:                               260       

HAIR COLOR:                        Gray      

EYE COLOR:                          Green

DATE OF BIRTH:                  4/22/1948

ADDRESS:              401 Burgess Lane Greenbrier, AR 72058


DESCRIPTION OF CRIME: This offender was convicted of Poss/Ctrl Child Pornography on 9/12/1995 in the state of California. No further information is available at this time.

If  you know of a sex offender not in compliant please call Inv. Vanda Phillips at 501-450-4917 or e-mail her at or you may submit an anonymous tip at


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