Richland: Reclassified Sex Offender

<p>Tyson Paul Baker</p>

Tyson Paul Baker

Richland Police have reclassified a former Level 1 Sex Offender to a Level 2 Sex Offender after his inappropriate contact with female minors under 14 years of age. 

Police say 31-year-old Tyson Paul Baker was convicted of child molestation in the 3rd degree in Franklin County back in June of 2004.

He recently moved to the 1300 block of Carolina Ave in Richland. Baker cannot enter any city park, school, library or their grounds.

This information is provided in accordance with RCW 4.24.550. Unless Court ordered restrictions exist, the offender is constitutionally free to live wherever he chooses.

Police say any abuse of this information by citizens to threaten, intimidate, or harass registered sex offenders will not be tolerated.

A community notification meeting will be held at the Richland Police Department on April 12, 2013 at 6pm for those interested in additional information about this offender or any other offenders.