State police at the Lehighton barracks have reported a warrant has been issued for the arrest of James Alvie Smoot, 52, whose last known residence is Mountain View Drive, Eldred Township, Kunkletown, Monroe County.

Police said Smoot is an out-of-state registered sex offender who has failed to comply with registration requirements in Pennsylvania. Police said anyone with information about Smoot's whereabouts is encouraged to contact them. A photograph of the man can be found on the Megan's law website, police said. They also reported Smoot has ties to Tennessee, Ohio, and Kentucky.