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Level III sex offender released in Granite Falls


August 28, 2012

Kenneth Dee Stewart, 26, a level III Sex Offender was released from jail on August 1, 2012 on is now residing on the 13700 block of Forest Way in Granite Falls.

According to official documents Stewart was convicted of the crime of Rape of a Child in the third degree and Assault second degree with sexual motivation.

He was given a term of 63 months in prison in April of 2006. The victim in this crime was a minor female who was sexually assaulted between the ages of 13 and 14 years old.

While in prison Stewart attended treatment with the Department of Corrections, but records show that after 10 months his treatment was ended because of infractions and lack of progress.

Stewart pled guilty in Snohomish County Superior Court Juvenile Division on Dec. 18, 2002 to one count of Attempted Rape of a Child First Degree and one count of Child Molestation First Degree.

He was sentenced to 40 weeks for each count for a total of 80 weeks in custody of the Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration.

Stewart also sexually assaulted a known three-year-old female over a period of one year. He also sexually assaulted a known four-year-old male victim for a period of three years until the victim was seven years old.

During his incarceration Stewart has admitted five additional victims. These included both male and female victims from the age of nine to 12 years of age.

Stewart attended Sex Offender treatment while in custody and made little progress. He was eventually terminated from treatment.

Stewart is on supervision with the Marysville Office of the Department of Corrections for Life.


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