Crime

Sex offender registrations

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 www.piercesheriff.org.

Arthur G. Parry Jr.

Age: 57.

Description: 5 feet 11 and 220 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

Where registered to live: 1000 block of Sprague Avenue, Tacoma.

Criminal history: Convicted in 1997 of first-degree child rape in Pierce County for sexually assaulting a 5-year-old boy. He also has seven convictions for failing to register as a sex offender in Pierce County.

Sex offender treatment: It’s unknown if he participated in a treatment program while incarcerated.

For more information: Call Tacoma police detectives Douglas Fuller at 253-591-5989 or Christie Yglesias at 253-591-5869.

Paul E. Brown

Age: 40.

Description: 6 feet 3 and 249 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

Where registered to live: 2300 block of South Fawcett Avenue, Tacoma.

Criminal history: Convicted in 1995 of first-degree rape in Spokane County for sexually assaulting a 73-year-old woman, critically injuring her. He was also charged in 1987 with indecent liberties in Thurston County for sexually assaulting a 4-year-old boy.

Sex offender treatment: He did not participate in a treatment program while incarcerated.

For more information: Call Tacoma police detectives Douglas Fuller at 253-591-5989 or Christie Yglesias at 253-591-5869.

Thomas D. Murphy

Age: 50.

Description: 5 feet 10 and 195 pounds, brown hair with blue eyes.

Where registered to live: Transient in Pierce County.

Criminal history: Convicted in 2003 of second-degree child molestation in Kitsap County for having sex with a 13-year-old girl. He was also convicted in 2002 on two counts of first-degree child molestation for sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl.

Sex offender treatment: He temporarily participated in a treatment program while incarcerated.

For more information: Call Pierce County sheriff’s detective Ray Shaviri at 253-798-2689.

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