Sex offender registration the following convicted sex offenders have recently registered to live in Pierce and King counties.
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 www.piercesheriff.org.
Herbert O. Vannest
Description: 5 feet 4 and 194 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.
Where registered to live: 3700 block of North Baltimore Street in Tacoma.
Criminal history: Convicted in 1993 of first-degree child rape in Pierce County after he sexually assaulted an 11-year-old girl in his family.
Sex offender treatment: Has participated in a community-based treatment program for more than two years.
More information: Call Tacoma police detectives Douglas Fuller at 253-591-5989 or David Lucky at 253-591-5869.
Craig K. McCloud
Description: 5 feet 9 and 220 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.
Where registered to live: 3400 block of East I Street in Tacoma.
Criminal history: Convicted in 1996 of first-degree rape in Thurston County after he sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl at gunpoint.
Sex offender treatment: Did not participate in the treatment program while incarcerated.
Other information: Convicted of failing to register as a sex offender in Thurston and Pierce counties.
More information: Call Tacoma police detectives Fuller at 253-591-5989 or Lucky at 253-591-5869.
Kenneth K. Rasmuson
Description: 5 feet 10 and 200 pounds, with blue eyes and brown hair.
Where registered to live: 29800 block of Pacific Highway South in Federal Way.
Criminal history: Convicted in 1981 of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old boy and in 1987 of kidnapping and lewd and lascivious acts with a 3-year-old child in California.
For information: Call Federal Way police at 253-835-6722.