High-risk sex offender living as transient in Benton County

Tri-City HeraldJuly 17, 2014 

Jerry Sharp

Jerry Sharp

— A 62-year-old man with a history of sex crimes dating back four decades is living as a transient in Benton County, according to the sheriff’s office.

Jerry Robert Sharp has multiple convictions in Benton County, including rape, attempted kidnapping, unlawful imprisonment and failing to register, the sheriff’s office said. He is considered a high-risk sex offender.

Sharp is not currently under Department of Corrections’ supervision.

Visit www.co.benton.wa.us for safety tips and more information on sex offenders in Benton County.

Contact the sex offender’s registration office at 509-735-6555 ext. 3843 with questions or concerns.

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