A Level 3 sex offender living in Aberdeen has registered a new address, the Aberdeen Police Department reported.
Mathew J. Tardiff, 44, has registered an address in the 2400 block of Aberdeen Avenue. He was convicted of first-degree rape of a child in Grays Harbor County Superior Court in 1991.
Law enforcement agencies are authorized under state law to inform the public when a convicted sex offender or kidnapping offender is released from custody or changes addresses. The offenders also are required to register their residence with the Sheriff’s Office in the county where they will be residing.
The police report noted there are more than 19,000 sex or kidnapping offenders currently living in Washington state. Approximately 400 of these are registered to Grays Harbor County addresses. About 150 are registered to addresses within the city limits of Aberdeen.