Level 3 sex offender registers in Mason County

Level 3 sex offender, James Christy
Level 3 sex offender, James Christy

Mason County Sheriff's Office has released a level 3 notification regarding James Henry Christy, 52.

Christy was convicted of one count of felony indecent exposure, and two counts of indecent liberties with forcible compulsion. This conviction stems from when Christy was 38-years-old, he was baby-sitting a friend of a relative's children. While he was alone with the two little girls, ages five and six, he began the sexual abuse by grooming the little girls through playing sexually oriented games. Eventually the sexual molestation escalated to rape. During the investigation of the offenses, Christy placed sole responsibility of the sexual assaults on the girls.

According to Department of Corrections officials, Christy has admitted to exposing himself to a 14-year-old girl, and that he approached two other girls unknown to him, ages 10 and 12 and offered to expose himself to them. He further admitted that he provided alcoholic beverages to a 14 or 15-year-old girl where the girl became intoxicated and Christy stated that "he had his way with her." In all, Christy personally estimates that he has "20 or so victims, including 15 teenage girls, four girls under the age of seven, and one 10-year-old boy.

Christy is described as a white male, 6 feet, 188 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes. Christy has given his address within Mason County as transient/homeless.