Sex offender fugitive sought in DeSoto Parish

Sex offender fugitive sought in DeSoto Parish

DESOTO PARISH, LA (KSLA) - The DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help with finding a man who reportedly failed to register as a sex offender.

Deputies say 41-year-old John C. Bass of Stonewall, is wanted for a probation violation of failing to register.

Bass is described as a white male who stands about 6'4" tall and weighs about 236 pounds. Authorities say he sometimes wears glasses.

DeSoto Parish Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the suspect's arrest.

Anyone with information on the suspect's whereabouts is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-505-STOP.

Callers can remain anonymous. Tips can also be called in to the DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office at 318-872-3956 and ask to speak with Lt. James Clements.

Copyright 2016 KSLA. All rights reserved.