Convicted child molester, high-level sex offender living in Benton County

Tri-City HeraldJune 17, 2014 

William Lee Davenport is a Level 3 sex offender living in Benton County


— A convicted child molester with a history of sex crimes dating back to the '80s is now living in Benton County, according to the sheriff’s office.

William Lee Davenport, 60, notified officials at the sheriff’s office he is living on the 400 block of Ninth Street. He is a Level 3 offender, which is considered the most likely to reoffend.

Davenport was convicted of indecent liberties in Benton County in 1980 and assault with intent to commit rape in California in 1981, the sheriff’s office said. He was most recently convicted of second-degree child molestation in 1992 in Franklin County.

Davenport is currently under Department of Corrections’ supervision.

Anyone with questions or concerns can contact the Benton County sex offender registry office at 509-735-6555 ext. 3843

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