Crime

Sex offender registrations in Pierce County

Kevin Ambers, a convicted sex offender, has registered to live in the 2500 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Tacoma.
Kevin Ambers, a convicted sex offender, has registered to live in the 2500 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Tacoma. Courtesy of Tacoma Police Department

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.

Paul T. Makosky

Age: 39.

Description: 5 feet 9 and 175 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes.

Where registered to live: 700 block of South 14th Street, Tacoma.

Criminal history: Convicted in 1994 of fourth-degree criminal sexual misconduct in Michigan for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl. Convicted in 2006 of indecent exposure in King County and in 2007 and 2009 for failing to register as a sex offender.

Sex offender treatment: Unclear whether 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.

Kevin A. Ambers

Age: 56.

Description: 5 feet 11 and 245 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

Where registered to live: 2500 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Tacoma.

Criminal history: Convicted in 1985 of second-degree rape for repeatedly sexually assaulting a teenage girl and threatening to kill her if she told anyone. Convicted in 1987 of first-degree rape for robbing and sexually assaulting a woman at knifepoint in her office. Convicted the same year of second-degree rape for robbing and sexually assaulting a woman as she walked to work.

Sex offender treatment: Terminated from a treatment program while incarcerated and admitted to the Special Commitment Center in 1996, where he participated in a treatment program.

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

Richard L. Hosier

Age: 68.

Description: 6 feet and 270 pounds, with gray hair and blue eyes.

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

Criminal history: Convicted in 1983 of first-degree rape with a deadly weapon in King County for sexually assaulting a teenage girl at knifepoint. Convicted in 2003 of communication with a minor for immoral purposes after distributing about 100 sexually explicit photographs around his neighborhood trying to catch the eye of a 13-year-old girl.

Sex offender treatment: Participated in a treatment program while incarcerated and was sent to the SCC in 2008.

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

Stacia Glenn: 253-597-8653

stacia.glenn@thenewstribune.com

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