STANWOOD, Wash. – Dennis William Petersen, a convicted Level 3 sex offender, was recently released from the special commitment center and has moved to less restrictive alternative housing at the 21900 block of Happy Valley Rd in Stanwood. Petersen is a 43 year-old male and has been convicted of 1st degree rape and indecent liberties, as well as three counts of 1st degree child molestation. He was released under the conditions that he reside in a home that has 24-hour supervision and that he cannot be in the community without someone being with him at all times. He also is to have no contact with minors under 21-years-old or frequent establishments, meetings, or organizations that cater to minors.
Additional information about Petersen can be found on the Sheriff’s Office “Offender Details” page.