Billy Joe Butler Jr, 40 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports said he failed to follow the laws of being a convicted sex offender.

Reports said that Butler moved from his home at 1803 Martha Berry Blvd and did not notify the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office within 72 hours prior to his move.

He was taken into custody at a home on 1st Street in Shannon.

Butler is charged with failure to register as a sex offender and probation violation.