The following convicted sex offenders have recently registered to live in Pierce County.
Each is categorized as a Level 3 sex offender – those considered most likely to commit similar crimes. None is wanted by law enforcement officers at this time.
All convicted sex offenders registered to live in Tacoma and Pierce County are listed on the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department’s website at piercesheriff.org.
Warren E. Houk Jr.
Description: 6 feet and 260 pounds, gray hair and brown eyes.
Where registered to live: 2300 block of Fawcett Avenue, Tacoma.
Criminal history: Convicted in 1982 of indecent liberties in King County for sexually assaulting three young girls at the day care where he worked. Convicted in 1990 of first-degree rape of a child in King County for sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl.
Sex offender treatment: Did not complete a treatment program while incarcerated at the Special Commitment Center.
For more information: Call Tacoma police detectives Douglas Fuller at 253-591-5989 or Christie Yglesia at 253-591-5869.
Paul T. Makosky
Description: 5 feet 9 and 180 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes.
Where registered to live: 5200 block of South Warner Street, Tacoma.
Criminal history: Convicted in 1994 of fourth-degree criminal sexual misconduct in Michigan for sexually assaulting a teenage girl. Convicted in 2006 of indecent exposure in King County, and convicted in 2007 and 2009 of failure to register as a sex offender.
Sex offender treatment: Unknown whether he participated in a treatment program while incarcerated.
For more information: Call detectives Fuller at 253-591-5989 or Yglesia at 253-591-5869.
Description: 6 feet 2 and 280 pounds, black hair with brown eyes.
Where registered to live: 4300 block of South Yakima Avenue, Tacoma.
Criminal history: Convicted in 2001 of sexual battery in Sacrament for sexually assaulting a 7-year-old boy. Convicted in 2004 of first-degree rape of a child and first-degree child molestation in Pierce County for assaulting a 6-year-old boy.
Sex offender treatment: Did not participate in a treatment program while incarcerated.
For more information: Call detectives Fuller at 253-591-5989 or Yglesias at 253-591-5869.