Sex Offender Notifications


The Payson Police Department is releasing the following information pursuant to Arizona Revised Statute 13-3825, the Community Notification on Sex Offenders Law.

The offenders in this publication have indicated they will be living in the town of Payson.

It is the responsibility of the Chief Law Enforcement Officer having jurisdiction where the offender resides to make notification to the community. Notification must be made when certain sex offenders are released from the Arizona State Prison, accepted under an interstate compact or released from the county jail back into the community.

The individuals who appear on this notification have been convicted of a sex offense which allows for community notification. The sex offenders have advised the Payson Police Department that they will be living at the listed address.

This notification is not intended to increase fear, rather it is our belief that an informed community is a safer community. Citizen abuse of this information to threaten, intimidate or harass sex offenders will not be tolerated.

The Payson Police Department may be reached at (928) 474-5177 and is available to help you join or start a neighborhood watch program as well as provide you with useful information on personal safety.

If you have information regarding current criminal activity on this or any other offender, please call (928) 474-5177 or 911.

Name: Shane Alan Brundage


Shane Alan Brundage

Age: 18

Height: 5 feet, 7 inches tall

Weight: 130 pounds

Blond hair, brown eyes

Address: 1602 N. Hoover Drive, Payson

Vehicle: none

In July, 2003, Shane Brundage admitted to police that he molested two children who were under the age of 15 years old.

In November of 2004, Brundage was convicted in Gila County Superior Court for attempted sexual contact with a minor and attempted child molestation. Brundage is currently on probation with the Gila County Probation Department.

The Payson Police Department and the Gila County Probation Department consider Brundage a level 2 (intermediate) risk to the community.

Fliers are being distributed to the local media, his immediate neighbors and the local schools due to the recent changes in the Arizona notification statutes.

Name: Duffy Wayne Farris

Age: 31

Height: 5 feet, 10 inches tall

Weight: 212 pounds

Brown hair, hazel eyes

Address: 102 W. Alpine Circle, Payson

Vehicle: 2000 black Dodge Durango, four-door, license plate AZ 986-JJF

In January of 1993, Duffy Wayne Farris was arrested by the Pasadena, Texas police for aggravated sexual assault of an 8-year-old child.

On May 31, 1994, Farris was convicted in Harris County Superior Court for aggravated sexual assault of a child and sentenced to 12 years in prison.

Farris is currently on courtesy parole with the Arizona Department of Corrections. The Payson Police Department and the Arizona Department of Corrections consider Farris a level 2 (intermediate) risk to the community.

Fliers are being distributed to the local media, his immediate neighbors and the local schools.

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