The Mason County Sheriff's office has issued a general notification of the release of Level 3 sex offender, Robert Eugene Vandervort.
Vandervort was recently released from the Mason County Jail, and has registered as transient/homeless within Mason County.
Vandervort was convicted of Indecent Liberties without Forcible Compulsion. This conviction stems from when Vandervort was 19 years old, he was convicted for having sexual intercourse with a five or six-year-old little girl who was a friend of a friend. Vandervort stated the rape never happened, but that he pled to a lesser charge instead of rape of a child.
Vandervort also has a criminal history including burglary, theft and assault.
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Vandervort is 25-years-old, 5 feet 8 inches, with brown hair and brown eyes.