1:30 p.m. Aug. 11, 2016 UPDATE:

State Troopers with the Jesse Detachment in Wyoming County have arrested Robert Allen Tolliver.  He is a convicted sex offender from Raleigh County who was evicted from the Open Arms Shelter late last month.  He did not update West Virginia’s sex offender registry with his new address.

Tolliver was arrested at around 10 p.m. on Wednesday night.  He is currently being held in the Southern Regional Jail.


ORIGINAL STORY: A registered sex offender who was living in Beckley is now the subject of a search by the West Virginia State Police.  Robert Allen Tolliver was living on Burgess St. until July 25, 2016.  That is when he was evicted from the Open Arms Shelter.  He has failed to register his new address with State Police.  

Tolliver is 6-feet 3-inches tall and weighs around 240-pounds.  He has Blue eyes and Brown hair.  There is a tattoo of a grenade on the right side of his next and two tear drop tattoos on the right side of his face.  On the left side of his neck there is a tattoo of a cross and an unknown tattoo around his left eye.

Troopers are asking for tips from the community.  Anyone with information should contact the West Virginia State Police detachment in Beckley at 304-256-6700.