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Level III sex offender residence notification: Jason Andrew Wright

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YAKIMA, WA - The Yakima 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 LAW ENFORCEMENT AT THIS TIME. THIS NOTIFICATION IS NOT INTENDED TO INCREASE FEAR; RATHER IT IS YAKIMA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE'S 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.

Jason Andrew Wright is 46 years old with blonde hair and blue eyes. As a transient, he is required to check in weekly in Yakima County.

Wright was convicted on September 17, 2001 for Kidnapping in the First Degree and Attempt to Commit Crime - Rape 1.

A person who lacks a fixed residence must report weekly in person to the Sheriff's Office. The person is required to list the locations where the person has stayed in the last seven days. This person reports that he has stayed in the area of Yakima County.

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