Crime

Sex offender registrations in Pierce County

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Hampton 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 Sheriff’s Department’s website at piercesheriff.org.

Cerril Deon Vandaz Turner

Age: 42.

Description: 5 feet 8 and 220 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

Where registered to live: Transient in Pierce County.

Criminal history: Convicted in 1995 of third-degree rape in Pierce County for forcing his way into a pregnant 15-year-old girl’s home and sexually assaulting her. Convicted in 2001 of second-degree assault with sexual motivation in Pierce County for sexually assaulting a woman at her home, pointing a revolver at her head and trying to choke her.

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

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

Gregory L. Sacks

Age: 50.

Description: 6 feet and 265 pounds, black hair and brown eyes.

Where registered to live: 3100 block of South Melrose Street, Tacoma.

Criminal history: Convicted in 2010 of third-degree child molestation in Pierce County for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old boy. Has prior convictions for second-degree assault in 2012, third-degree assault in 2008, soliciting prostitution in 1997 and criminal trespass in 1988. Police said all the crimes had a sexual element.

Sex offender treatment: There is no record of Sacks participating in a treatment plan while incarcerated.

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

Brett Hampton

Age: 50.

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

Where registered to live: 2100 block of South M Street, Tacoma.

Criminal history: Convicted in 1998 of transporting a minor for prostitution and transporting an individual for prostitution in federal court for acting as a pimp for 10 years and recruiting young adults into prostitution with drugs, threats and violence.

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

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

Stacia Glenn: 253-597-8653

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