Be aware that a level III sex offender named Terry Wayne Barnett is a transient living in Benton County. Barnett is 5'10", 212 lbs, with brown hair and hazel eyes and was born 9-16-1969.

Barnett is under DOC supervision after being convicted for aggravated prostitution on 2005 in Shelby County, Tennessee and for felony communication with a minor for immoral purposes in 2012 in Franklin County, WA.

He is not allowed at any schools, parks, libraries, and public swimming pools in both Benton and Franklin Counties according to Under RCW 9A.44.190(5).

More tips about sex offenders:

-The treatment of sexual offenders does not guarantee they will or will not commit another offense.

-This information is provided in accordance with RCW 4.24.550. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office has no legal authority to direct where a sex offender may live. Unless court ordered restrictions exist, the offender is constitutionally free to live wherever he chooses.

-Citizen abuse of this information to threaten, intimidate, or harass registered sex offenders will not be tolerated. Such abuse could end our ability to do community notifications.

-The Sexual Assault Response Center is available 24 hours a day to provide advocacy, information, referrals, and crisis intervention for victims of sexual violence. Please give them a call for support or information pertaining to sexual assault at 374-5391.

If you have any concerns or questions contact Detective Mike Wilson of the Benton County Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Division: 509-735-6555, ext. 3853.

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