Police: Convicted child rapist living in Richland

Tri-City HeraldJanuary 27, 2014 

Gy Alan Campbell, 48, is a Level 3 sex offender living on the 600 block of Birch Avenue in Richland.


— A 48-year-old man convicted of raping a child and failing to register as a sex offender is now living in Richland.

Gy Alan Campbell notified officials he is living on the 600 block of Birch Avenue, according to Richland police.

Campbell was convicted of third-degree rape of a child in 1991 and communicating with a minor for immoral purposes in 1993. He also has two recent convictions in Benton County for failing to register.

Campbell’s victims were between the ages of seven and 15, police said. He has a history of psychological disorders and substance abuse.

Campbell was recently released from prison. He is under Washington Department of Correction’s supervision.

Campbell is a Level 3 sex offender. Level 3’s are considered the most likely to reoffend.

He has been trespassed from all city parks, schools and libraries in Benton and Franklin counties.

Richland police are scheduled to hold a meeting on Feb. 7 to provide more information about sex offenders. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. at the police department at 871 George Washington Way.

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