WETM — A Steuben County man is facing new charges after allegedly failing to update his address on the state sex offender registry. A preliminary review of multiple digital devices that were seized found hundreds of child pornography images and videos. Sowersby was arrested immediately following the search warrant. State Police say Sowersby is also facing charges for receipt and possession of child pornography. Sowersby made an initial appearance this afternoon before U. Magistrate Judge Mark W.
Thurston County, WA Registered Sex Offender or Kidnappers
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Skip to Main Content. The law was later amended to include kidnapping offenders in the registration program In accordance with the law, the Pierce County Sheriff's Department is required to maintain the registration information for the convicted offenders living in the entire Pierce County area. Local law enforcement agencies in the incorporated areas of Pierce County are responsible for making sure the offenders living in those jurisdictions are residing at the addresses they reported on their registration forms. However, the law does not allow the Sheriff's Department to dictate where the offender lives. The State Department of Corrections does have limited authority to restrict living choices for offenders who are still on probation or parole for their crime s. Again it is a tool, and not a source to create fear or hatred within the community.
The Restorative Justice Facilitated Dialogue program received its first referrals in February after months of collaborative discussion between the Dispute Resolution Center and Thurston County. If successful, the pilot could be expanded, and similar programs may be extended to other aspects of criminal justice. This iteration of the program specifically brings individuals participating in the Thurston County Drug Court program, a court-supervised alternative to incarceration, with those who have been harmed or impacted by their crimes. Jody Suhrbier, executive director of the Dispute Resolution Center, said the new program is intended to set up participants for success when they graduate from the Drug Court program. That's the promise of this program.
Nov 4 AG prosecutors seeks to prevent release of Grays Harbor County sex offender into community. Click here to read the full news release