Bell, born Mary 29, 1954, is 5-7 and 160 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. The FBI believes that Bell may have fled back to Washington or somewhere on the west coast. He has worked as a gymnastics instructor and coach, a computer repair technician, and a volunteer fireman.
James William Bell is wanted on charges of molesting three young girls while he was working at a YMCA in Middletown, Rhode Island. The victims were aged 9 to 13. On August 7, 2003, Bell was arrested in Allyn, Washington and returned to Rhode Island. He was released on bail and failed to appear for a pre-trial hearing on July 15, 2004.