Stories tagged: sex offender
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 8:35 p.m.
Spokane man charged with molesting 4-year-old, failing to register as a sex offender after previous child sexual assault conviction
A 48-year-old Spokane Valley man has been charged with molesting a 4-year-old and failing to register as a sex offender. It is not the first time Joseph Haughton has been …
UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Minors convicted of sending or receiving nude photos would no longer have to register as sex offenders under a bill that passed the Legislature this week.
Fri., April 5, 2019, 11:54 a.m.
Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner was ordered Friday to register as a sex offender as he nears the end of a 21-month prison sentence for having illicit online contact with …
UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018, 3:42 p.m.
Following an anonymous tip, police rescued a kidnapped 7-month-old girl and arrested her father at a mobile home in North Carolina, nearly two days after he took the infant from …
Tue., April 10, 2018, 10:23 a.m.
A registered sex offender in Washington is accused of collecting explicit videos from men he met on gay dating sites, then threatening to send the videos to their friends and …
Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 4:02 p.m.
Brock Turner, the former Stanford University swimmer who served a widely criticized six-month jail sentence for assaulting an unconscious woman on campus, is now appealing his conviction and asking for …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
A registered sex offender was arrested Tuesday and charged with having several images of child pornography on his phones.
Mon., June 19, 2017, 10:43 a.m.
The Supreme Court struck down a North Carolina law Monday that bars convicted sex offenders from Facebook, Twitter and other popular sites.
UPDATED: Fri., May 12, 2017, 6:28 p.m.
A Hauser, Idaho, man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for attempting to meet who he thought was a 13-year-old girl for sex.
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
A man who recently pleaded guilty to voyeurism is facing new charges after his DNA matched samples collected in sexual assault cases from 2008 and 2009.
Sun., April 23, 2017, 6:38 p.m.
A 41-year-old Montana woman has been sentenced for sending sexually explicit messages to a 15-year-old boy in 2015.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 11:17 a.m.
Jury to decide if serial rapist should be committed to McNeil Island after he broke court rules by having consensual sex
A convicted rapist who broke the rules of his prison release by having a consensual sexual relationship with a woman he’d met at Alcoholics Anonymous meetings could spend the rest …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 6:21 p.m.
Mathew Plank, who previously worked for several Spokane nonprofit organizations, was sentenced last week to 30 days in jail after pleading guilty to a child sex charge.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 10:32 p.m.
A neighborhood is organizing against a threat. They’ve just received a notice from law enforcement that a Level II sex offender is moving in next door. The subject of the …
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 9:35 a.m.
A registered sex offender awaiting trial on federal gun charges has been cleared for temporary release to attend a memorial for his mother, who was found dead in a Seattle …
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 7:59 a.m.
A twice-convicted sex offender has been charged with a new crime for allegedly writing letters from the Benton County jail to a young teen girl about their “sleepovers.”
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 9:50 a.m.
A Hillsboro man has been sentenced to jail time after being among the first people to be convicted under Oregon’s new law banning so-called “revenge porn.”
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016, 7:03 p.m.
A convicted sex offender is accused of attacking a woman at her Everett home and sexually assaulting her.
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 2:56 p.m.
Donald Trump says he hand-picked only the best to teach success at Trump University. But dozens of those hired by the company had checkered pasts – including serious financial problems …
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016, 2:05 p.m.
Shasta Groene, who was kidnapped from her North Idaho home by serial killer Joseph Edward Duncan in May 2005, has started a
Sun., Sept. 25, 2016, 4:05 p.m.
More than 100 sex offenders have filed a lawsuit challenging Idaho’s sex offender registry laws, arguing that the rules governing registration and community notification are unconstitutional.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 13, 2016, 6:35 p.m.
A Level II sex offender with an extensive history of breaking into women’s homes has been released from McNeil Island and has listed a home address in the 800 block …
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016, 12:45 p.m.
When ex-Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner became a registered sex offender for life last Tuesday, he joined a nationwide list of registered sex criminals that has grown dramatically in recent …
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016, 11:08 a.m.
A former Stanford University swimmer whose six-month sentence for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman sparked a national outcry registered as a sex offender Tuesday in Ohio, where he’s living with …
Mon., July 11, 2016, 11:21 a.m.
Thirteen people have been arrested in Spokane County in a major sting operation targeting would-be child rapists.
Fri., June 10, 2016, 4:46 p.m.
The state of Washington is trying to have a sex offender arrested on multiple child sex charges in Spokane in 1999 civilly committed as a sexually violent predator.
Mon., June 6, 2016, 10:58 a.m.
Authorities charged a man after he tried to use a camera to record a child inside a bathroom at Wrigley Field Saturday afternoon, police said.
Mon., April 11, 2016, 3:43 p.m.
A Coeur d’Alene sex offender accused of assaulting and trying to kidnap a woman he worked with last fall may plead guilty next week. Jason A. Edwards, 45, who worked …
Thu., April 7, 2016, 4:48 p.m.
A split Washington Supreme Court ruled the names of low-level sex offenders should be released to the public upon request, but defense attorneys say the decision could hinder efforts to …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 5:06 p.m.
A Coeur d’Alene long-haul truck driver pleaded guilty Wednesday to molesting seven boys between the ages of 8 and 14. Kevin Gerard Sloniker faces a prison term of up to …