THURSTON COUNTY: Level 2 sex offender registers as transient

Level 2 sex offender Brian Rushto.
Level 2 sex offender Brian Rushto.

Level 2 sex offender Brian Rushton has registered with the Thurston County Sheriff's Office indicating that he plans to live in the county as a transient.

According to the Sheriff’s Office:

Rushton pleaded guilty Oct. 26, 2004, in Pierce County Superior Court to one count of third-degree assault of a child with sexual motivation and was sentenced to one year in prison with credit for time served and one year of community supervision. The conviction stems from Rushton, at 21, engaging in sexual contact with a 9-year-old girl he knew.

He is described as a white male, 6 feet, 2 inches tall and 220 pounds, with blond hair and blue eyes.

Any questions or concerns in regards to Rushton or any other registered sex offender residing in Thurston County can be addressed by Detective Adams at 360-754-2894 or Detective Leischner at 360-786-5527.