Crime

Sex offender registrations in Pierce County

Courtest 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.

Arthur G. Parry

Age: 58.

Description: 5 feet 11 and 180 pounds, with gray hair and brown eyes.

Where registered to live: 1900 block of South Sheridan Avenue, Tacoma.

Criminal history: Convicted in 1997 of first-degree child rape in Pierce County for sexually assaulting a 5-year-old boy. Has five convictions since 2007 for failing to register as a sex offender.

Sex offender treatment: Did not complete 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.

Ronald L. Nield

Age: 47.

Description: 5 feet 7 and 210 pounds, with gray hair and blue eyes.

Where registered to live: 1900 block of Sheridan Avenue, Tacoma.

Criminal history: Convicted in 1998 on four counts of first-degree child rape, two counts of second-degree child molestation, two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor and possession of depictions of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct in Pierce County. Records show he met children ages 6 to 14 through church activities, sexually abused them and documented the abuse in photographs and video.

Sex offender treatment: Participated in a treatment program while incarcerated.

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

Jason W. Ridley

Age: 40.

Description: 5 feet 4 and 170 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes.

Where registered to live: 3500 block of McKinley Avenue, Tacoma.

Criminal history: Convicted in 1988 of indecent liberties in Mason County for sexually assaulting a 4-year-old boy. Convicted in 1998 of fourth-degree assault with sexual motivation in Mason County for sexually assaulting a woman. Convicted in 2003 of attempted second-degree rape in Mason County for sexually assaulting a female acquaintance.

Sex offender treatment: Participated in a treatment program while incarcerated.

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

Stacia Glenn: 253-597-8653

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