Sex offender arrested in Buckhannon

A Buckhannon man is being held in the Tygart Valley Regional Jail in lieu of a $175,000 bond after being arrested Wednesday by the West Virginia State Police.

Ronald Canfield, 48, of 5 Walnut St., Apartment 4, is charged with two counts of failing to register as a sex offender, according to a complaint filed in Upshur County Magistrate Court.

Canfield is alleged to have moved to Buckhannon from Martinsburg in May, and state troopers allege he failed to report his change of address and telephone number to the Buckhannon detachment of the West Virginia State Police, according to Trooper B.K Wright.