SPOKANE, Wash. - On Wednesday, the Spokane County Sheriff's Office released information on a registered sex offender that is new to the Spokane area.
68-year-old William Keaton is living in the 3500 block of N. Walnut St.
In December of 1982, he was charged with Rape by Force/Fear.
SCSO releases information like this no to increase fear, but to increase public awareness.
It is their “belief that an informed public is a safer public.”
RCW 4.25.550 authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public about sex offenders in the area.