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New level III sex offender in Kennewick area

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KENNEWICK, WA - A level III sex offender has moved and is new to the area of Kennewick. A notification will be mailed out by the Kennewick Police Department to the neighborhood surrounding the offender's residence. 

There are currently ten level III sex offenders living in Kennewick. These offenders are checked on at their residences by law enforcement at least every 90 days.

A database containing all level II and level III sex offenders including a map showing their location can be found at

Juan Martin Chavez (DOB: 01-08-1990) is Hispanic, 5'5", 180 lbs., with black hair and brown eyes. His new residence is in the 6800 block of W. Bonnie Avenue, Kennewick, WA. 

Chavez was convicted for burglary in the first degree and sexual battery for the purpose of sexual arousal. He has served his sentence but remains on a structured Department of Corrections supervision program.