Fort Smith Police Arrest Level 4 Sex Offender

FORT SMITH (KFSM) — A Level 4 sex offender has turned himself in to Fort Smith police, according to a news release.

Police were searching for Daniel Leroy Button, 54, after he failed to comply with his sex offender registration requirements. Police said Button failed to tell investigators his permanent residence.

According to the state Sex Offender Assessment Committee, Level 4 sex offenders are described as likely to engage in predatory sexually violent offenses.

The committee assigns offenders to one of four levels based on a risk assessment process: Level 1: low risk; Level 2: moderate risk; Level 3: high risk; Level 4: sexually violent predator.