UPDATE: The Sterling Police Department arrested Daniel L. Williams at 3:28 p.m. on Monday, January 17, as a result of a traffic stop that occurred in the 1500-Block of Avenue G. Williams was taken into custody on a Whiteside County arrest warrant for unlawful failure to register as a sex offender. Williams was unable to post bond, and he was taken to the Whiteside County Jail.


The Sterling Police Department is asking for help finding a registered sex offender.

Daniel L. Williams, 37, is out of compliance with his sex offender registration. Williams was evicted from his last known address on December 27, 2021, and his whereabouts are currently unknown.  A warrant for Williams’ arrest has been issued. 

Anyone with information regarding Williams’ whereabouts is asked to call the Sterling Police Department at (815) 632-6640 or Whiteside County Crimestoppers at (815) 625-7867.