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ALERT: Level 3 Sex Offender Moves Into Spokane Valley

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PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE: The Spokane County Sheriff's Office is warning everyone about a level 3 sex offender that has moved into the Spokane Valley area. He's identified as 25-year-old Richard Ken Witwer. Witwer has moved into the 10100 block of E. Main Ave.

Aliases
Richard Witwer
 
Convictions & Date Crime
Mar 28 2006 Child molestation in the first degree.,
Oct 7 2002 Rape of a child in the first degree.,
Mar 29 2000 Rape of a child in the first degree.,
 
>>>If you have any questions about our community awareness program, please call: 509-477-6609 or e-mail administrator at rgriffey@spokanesheriff.org. 
 
The Spokane County WA Sheriff's Office is releasing the following information pursuant to RCW 4.24.550, which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offender release when, in the discretion of the agency, the release of information will enhance public safety and protection.

The individuals who appear on such notifications have been convicted of a sex offense that requires registration with the Sheriff's Office in the county of their residence. Further, their previous criminal history places them in a classification level which reflects the potential to reoffend.

This individual has served the sentence imposed on them by the courts. HE/SHE IS NOT WANTED BY THE LAW ENFORCEMENT AT THIS TIME. THIS NOTIFICATION IS NOT INTENDED TO INCREASE FEAR; RATHER IT IS OUR BELIEF THAT AN INFORMED PUBLIC IS A SAFER PUBLIC.

Law Enforcement has no legal authority to direct where a sex offender may or may not live. Unless court ordered restrictions exist, this offender is constitutionally free to live wherever he/she chooses.

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