A sex offender considered highly likely to reoffend is living in Connell.
Michael Roy Hoffpauir, 48, is 5-foot-7, 168 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.
He has told the Franklin County Sheriff's Office that he is living in the 100 block of East Hawthorn Street in Connell.
Hoffpauir was convicted in 1988 of second-degree rape and indecent liberties in Okanogan County, and on April 19 of failing to register as a sex offender in Franklin County.
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Hoffpauir is not wanted by police but is classified as a Level 3 sex offender, which means he is required to tell them where he is living.
Information about registered sex offenders in Franklin County can be accessed online. Go to the Franklin County website at co.franklin.wa.us/sheriff and click on the Offender Watch box under registered sex offenders.