Level 2 sex offender Russell Vant has registered indicating that he plans to live in Thurston County as a transient, according to the Sheriff's Office.
According to a news release:
Vant pleaded guilty July 27, 1984, in U.S. District Court to one count of rape and was sentenced to 15 years of confinement. The conviction stems from Vant, at 17, raping a 12-year-old girl he knew.
Vant, 44, is described as a white male, 6 feet, 2 inches and 295 pounds, with brown hair and green eyes.