Sex offender in Hoquiam

A Level 2 sex offender has registered to live at an address in the 3000 block of Simpson Avenue in Hoquiam, the Hoquiam Police Department reported.

Kenneth W. Monta, 60, was convicted of two counts of indecent liberties without forcible compulsion in Clark County in 2005.

Law enforcement agencies are authorized under state law to inform the public when a convicted offender is released from custody or changes addresses. The offenders also are required to register with the Sheriff’s office in the county where they will reside.

Some 400 are registered to Grays Harbor County addresses and about 42 are registered within the city limits of Hoquiam.

The police report notes that are more than 19,000 sex or kidnapping offenders currently living in the state.


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