Sex offender changes addresses

A level 3 sex offender has changed addresses in Aberdeen.

Joshua S. Zwart, 32, now lives in the 900 Block of West First Street, Abereen. He was convicted of first-degree child molestation in Grays Harbor Superior Court in 2002.

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 18,000 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.