On July 7, 2016 Deputies arrested David Ashford (DOB 6/6/1972) and put him on a 24 hour investigative hold. Sex Offenders are required to register in the month they were born and every 90 days after that. Ashford failed to register in his birth month. He was charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. His bond was set at $5000.00 cash or surety. On July 13, 2016 Ashford bonded out of the Bates County Jail.