Transient Sex Offender Notification
Michael Sterling Patterson
Date of Birth: 02/25/73
Description: WHITE MALE, 6’06”, 160 lbs, BROWN HAIR, BROWN EYES
Address: TRANSIENT – BENTON COUNTY, WA
Convictions: 3 COUNTS – RAPE OF A CHILD 3RD - 08/01/02 COLUMBIA COUNTY, WA, FAIL TO REGISTER - 05/06/14 - FRANKLIN COUNTY, WA
Notes: IS CURRENTLY under DOC Supervision
AS A TRANSIENT PATERSON IS REQUIRED TO CHECK IN WITH THE BENTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ONCE A WEEK AND PROVIDE A LIST OF LOCATIONS HE HAS STAYED THE WEEK PRIOR.
-The treatment of sexual offenders does not guarantee they will or will not commit another offense.
-This information is provided in accordance with RCW 4.24.550. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office has no legal authority to direct where a sex offender may live. Unless court ordered restrictions exist, the offender is constitutionally free to live wherever he chooses.
-Citizen abuse of this information to threaten, intimidate, or harass registered sex offenders will not be tolerated. Such abuse could end our ability to do community notifications.
-The Sexual Assault Response Center is available 24 hours a day to provide advocacy, information, referrals, and crisis intervention for victims of sexual violence. Please give them a call for support or information pertaining to sexual assault at 374-5391.
A sex offender notification meeting is held at the Kennewick Police Department, 211 W 6th Ave., Kennewick, at 6:00 pm on the second Wednesday of each month to provide information on this and other sex offenders.
For additional information and safety tips regarding registered sex offenders in your area log into the Benton County Web site at www.co.benton.wa.us
If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Benton County Sex Offender Registration Office at 509-735-6555, ext. 3843 - Mon. thru Fri. 8:00am – 3:00 pm