Community Notification - Level 2 Sex Offender Alert
PPD Case # 2007-8235
Prepared by Detective Les Barr
Phone (928) 474-5177 Ext. 410
The Payson Police Department is releasing the following information pursuant to ARS 13-3825, the Community Notification on Sex Offenders Law. The offender in this publication has indicated that he 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 individual who appears on this notification has been convicted of a sex offense, which allows for community notification. The sex offender has advised the Payson Police Department that he will be living at the below address. The Payson Police Department at this time does not have any outstanding warrants on Mr. Tully.
This notification isn't 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 474-5177 or 911.
Name: Benjamin Tully
Address: Transient, Stays at Local Hotels
Weight: 190 pounds
Physical Description: Black hair, brown eyes
In 1997, Mr. Tully was convicted of sexual assault of a 7-year-old minor relative.
These fliers are being distributed to hotels, the local media and the local schools.