Sex offender notification in Safford

Jimmy M. Contreras Jr - Contributed Photo/Safford Police

The Safford Police Department is releasing the following information pursuant to ARS 13-3825, the Community Notification on Sex Offenders Law.  Notification must be  made when certain sex offenders are released from the Arizona State Prison, accepted under an interstate compact agreement or released from a county jail back into the community.  It is responsibility of the Chief Law Enforcement Officer having jurisdiction where the offender intends to reside to inform the community.

The person who appears in the notification has been convicted of a sex offense which allows the Safford Police Department to make community notification.  The Graham County Sheriff’s Office has advised the Safford Police  Department that he/she will be living at the listed location.  This person is not wanted by the Safford Police or any other law enforcement agency at this time. 

Jimmy M. Contreras is located at 1332 W. 19th Pl., No. 9, Safford.

He is 38 years old; is 5 feet, 5 inches tall; weighs 157 pounds; has black hair and brown eyes.

On Dec. 16, 2003, Graham County Superior Court convicted Mr. Contreras on four counts of sexual conduct with a minor.

This notification is not  intended to increase public fear: rather it is to inform the community of a sex offender  living in the city and to comply with ARS 13-3825. Community Notification  is a Sex Offender Law designed to make our community an informed and safer community.  Citizen(s) who use of this information to threaten, intimidate, harass or cause any harm to this person will not be tolerated and are subject to charges being filed against anyone violating the law.

If you have any questions regarding current  criminal activity on this or any other offender, please call (928) 432-4100 or if an emergency, dial 9-1-1.