By Sharyn L. Decker
Lewis County Sirens news reporter
The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office announced a level three registered sex offender recently moved from Thurston County to Centralia.
Seth R. Liebich, 24, is registered as living on the 1200 block of Harrison Avenue.
He is not wanted by law enforcement, but notification to the community is meant to inform the public and enhance public safety, according to the sheriff’s office.
Liebich, who is developmentally delayed, was convicted as a 16-year-old of indecent liberties with forcible compulsion involving a 19-year-old developmentally delayed female in Lewis County, according to sheriff’s detective Jamey McGinty. He was arrested at age 13 for sexual contact with a 7-year-old relative, but found not competent to stand trial, according to McGinty.
He has served his time and completed a sex offender treatment program, according to McGinty.
The sheriff’s office designated him as a level three sex offender because a history of sexually inappropriate behavior and an inability to control his compulsion, according to McGinty.
Liebich is described as 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighing 230 pounds with blond hair and blue eyes.
To see more details from the bulletin and a photo of Liebich, visit the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office web site level three sex offender page, here.
Questions? The sheriff’s office says call 360-748-9286 for detective McGinty or Chief Criminal Deputy Gene Seiber.
To search for registered sex offenders living within a specified radius from your home, work or school, visit the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office Offender Watch page, here. There, you can also find safety tips and other information, as well as register to receive email alerts if a new offender registers with an address near you. The same link can always be found on the sidebar of Lewis County Sirens.