Sex offender notification - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Sex offender notification

Justin Jay Stevens Justin Jay Stevens

SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office is releasing information about a registered level III sex offender who was convicted of 1st Degree Rape in 1995.  The Sheriff's Office would like the public to be aware of sex offenders living in the county in order to enhance public safety and protection.

Justin J. Stevens is a 33 year-old white male with brown hair and green eyes.  The Sheriff's Office says Stevens is living a "transient lifestyle" in Spokane County.  Stevens was convicted in the county in 1995 of 1st Degree Rape.  According to authorities, he entered the home of a 78 year-old woman and raped her at knifepoint.

He is currently being supervised the the Department of Corrections.

Registration for sex offenders with law enforcement in the county of the offender's residence is required by law.  The Sheriff's Office would like people to know that Justin Stevens has served the sentence imposed on him by the courts and is not wanted by law enforcement at this time.

The Sheriff's Office says that the release of this information is not intended to cause fear; "rather it is our belief that an informed public is a safer public."

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