The Thurston County Sheriff's Office has issued a general notification regarding level 3 sex offender, Gerald L. Hatfield III, who has registered with the sheriff's office to live as a transient in Thurston County.
Hatfield earned his level 3 status when he pleaded guilty on May 8, 1996, to one count of second degree assault with sexual motivation, in King County Superior Court. He was sentenced to 20 months in jail. The conviction stems from Hatfield, at 36, assaulting a 28-year-old female who was unknown to him.
Gerald L. Hatfield is described as a black male, 5 feet 11 inches and 230 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes.
If you have questions regarding Hatfield or any other registered sex offender living in Thurston County, visit www.co.thurston.wa.us/sheriff, and click on "Sex Offender Watch," or call 360-786-5527 or 360-754-2894.