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Sex offender released in L.S.


October 29, 2012

Anthony C. Somes, a convicted Sex Offender who pled guilty of two counts of child molestation in 2003 is now living on the 9600 block of 31st Pl. NE in Lake Stevens.

His victims were 14 to 15 years old.

The Lake Stevens Police Department wants to notify the public pursuant to RCW 4.24.550 and the Washington State Supreme Court decision State vs. Ward which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offender’s release.

The goal is to enhance public safety and protection.

Somes is not wanted by the police at this time.

Somes is 31 years old, has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 5’8” tall and weighs 155 pounds.

He is considered a Level 2 Sex Offender which places him in a classification level that reflects the potential to re-offend.

For more information visit Washington State Department of Corrections website at or Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Centers at


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