Accused Neb. sex offender arrested in Arizona
FAIRBURY, Neb. -- A 30-year-old Fairbury man wanted on several sexual assault allegations has been arrested in Arizona.
Fairbury Police Chief Chad Sprunk told radio station KWBE-AM that Billy Barritt was arrested Thursday in Mohave County, Ariz.
Barritt is charged in a Nebraska warrant with first-degree sexual assault of a child and three counts of third-degree sexual assault of a child.
Police said Barritt is accused of sexually assaulting multiple children in Nebraska under the age of 10 for more than a year. Authorities said that when Barritt learned of the investigation, he left his home in Fairbury.
Barritt is on probation for being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Information from: KWBE-AM.