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Another Texas 10 Most Wanted Captured Sex Offender

                    Tuesday, 1/25/2022
William Daniel Clifford
Up To $3,000 Reward
RACE: White SEX: Male DOB: 8/10/1971
HEIGHT: 5'4" WEIGHT: 140    
AKA: Clifford Williams
SMT: Scars on back and left knee. Tattoos on left and right shoulders and upper left and right arms.
FBI #: 97971AB4
SID #: TX05246204
TDC #: 02145753
WANTED FOR: Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, Parole Violation (Original Offense: Failure to Comply with a Sex Offender’s Duty to Register)
GANG     
AFFILIATIONS:
N/A
CCH: Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child, Failure to Comply with Sex Offender’s Duty to Register, Assault Causes Bodily Injury, Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, Fugitive from Justice, Credit Card Abuse, and Criminal Mischief
DATE     
CAPTURED:
11/30/2021
CAPTURE  
LOCATION:
Vilonia, Arkansas
CAPTURING
AGENCY:
U.S. Marshals Eastern Arkansas Fugitive Task Force
CAUTION: Subject should be considered ARMED and DANGEROUS!
CAPTURE DETAILS:

William CLIFFORD, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, was captured on November 30, 2021, in Vilonia, Arkansas. Working off tip information, members of the U.S. Marshals Eastern Arkansas Fugitive Task Force located and arrested CLIFFORD at a residence in Vilonia. The multi-agency investigation also included members of the U.S. Marshals Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force, including DPS Special Agents. In 2004, CLIFFORD was convicted of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child following an incident involving a 13-year-old girl. He was sentenced to 9 years’ confinement in a TDCJ Prison. In 2017, he was convicted of Failure to Comply with a Sex Offender’s Duty to Register and sentenced to 3 years’ confinement. He was released on parole in May 2019. CLIFFORD had been wanted since October 2019, after the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles issued a Parole Violation warrant for his arrest. Additionally, the Tyler County Sheriff’s Office issued a Failure to Register as a Sex Offender warrant on January 20, 2021. CLIFFORD’s arrest was the result of tip information received through Texas Crime Stoppers and a reward will be paid.

To be eligible for the cash rewards, tipsters must provide information to authorities using one of the following methods:
• Call the Texas Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477)
• Submit a web tip through the Texas 10 Most Wanted website or Facebook page • Submit a tip through the DPS Mobile App
All tips are anonymous – regardless of how they are submitted, and tipsters will be provided a tip number instead of using a name.
Callers’ anonymity is guaranteed by law and you could earn up to the CASH REWARD amount listed for each fugitive.
These fugitives should be considered Armed and Dangerous! Never try to apprehend a fugitive yourself.

To be eligible for the cash rewards, tipsters must provide information to authorities using one of the following methods: • Call the Texas Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477) • Submit a web tip through the Texas 10 Most Wanted website or Facebook page • Submit a tip through the DPS Mobile App All tips are anonymous – regardless of how they are submitted, and tipsters will be provided a tip number instead of using a name. Callers’ anonymity is guaranteed by law and you could earn up to the CASH REWARD amount listed for each fugitive. These fugitives should be considered Armed and Dangerous! Never try to apprehend a fugitive yourself.


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