KENNEWICK, WA - Because a level III sex offender is relocating into the local area, the Benton County Sheriff's Office is notifying the public for future knowledge.
David Ashley Schwarder (DOB: 9/29/1983) is white, 6'0", 190 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes. His new address is in the 2600 block of S. Kellogg Street in Kennewick, WA.
Schwarder was convicted on December 14, 2017 of Sexual Assault in the 2nd Degree in Anchorage, AK. He is currently under DOC supervision.
The treatment of sexual offenders does not guarantee they will or will not commit another offense.
This information is provided in accordance with RCW 4.24.550. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office has no legal authority to direct where a sex offender may live. Unless court ordered restrictions exist, the offender is constitutionally free to live wherever he chooses.
Citizen abuse of this information to threaten, intimidate, or harass registered sex offenders will not be tolerated. Such abuse could end our ability to do community notifications.
The Sexual Assault Response Center is available 24 hours a day to provide advocacy, information, referrals, and crisis intervention for victims of sexual violence. Please give them a call for support or information pertaining to sexual assault at 374-5391.
For additional information and safety tips regarding registered sex offenders in your area log into the Benton County Web site at www.co.benton.wa.us
If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Benton County Sex Offender Registration Office at 509-735-6555, ext. 3853 - Mon. thru Fri. 8:00 am – 3:00 pm