Level 3 sex offender released to Spokane
SPOKANE, Wash. — The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is informing the public that a level III sex offender has been released into the Spokane area.
40-year-old Michael C. Cottrell is residing in Spokane as a transient. Cottrell was convicted in 1998 for communicating with a minor for immoral purposes and second-degree sodomy. He is not wanted by law enforcement at this time.
The information on the offender was released as per RCW 4.24.550, which requires law enforcement to inform the public of a sex offender release when they think it will increase public safety.
Cottrell has brown hair and hazel eyes and has no known aliases.
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