Sheriff Dotson today released a list of 6 Sex Offenders that lived in Lawrence County that have failed to register. Offenders are required to register their address with the county they live in and check in with the sheriff’s office. The following people have not checked in and after failing to comply officers went to the last known addresses to do a home visit.

The offenders were not living at the addresses listed which is a violation of their conditions of release. Sheriff Dotson and investigators contacted a Judge and had Bench Warrants issued for the immediate arrest of the following persons. Dotson stated that releasing this information to the public will hopefully develop leads as to the whereabouts of the subjects with assistance of the public. If you have seen or know the whereabouts of any of these subjects, you are urged to contact the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office at 870-886-2525 or .

The warrants were issued for the following:

Benjamin John Brickey, DOB 7-21-1980 Last known to be in the Black Rock or possibly Walnut Ridge area.

Michael Wayne Cowart, DOB 7-17-1979 Last known to be in the Hoxie area but could also be in the Rockford Il. area.

Dustin Lee Jackson, DOB 8-21-1988 Last known to be in the Hoxie area.

Charles Eugene Meeker, DOB 1-21-1951 Last known to live in the Hoxie area.

Dennis L. Mullin, DOB 12-20-1947, Last known to live in the Hoxie area.

Charles Thomas Flanigan, DOB 1-31-1950, Last known to live in the Hoxie area.

**updated Meeker was taken into custody at 12:30 pm after a tip was received.

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