Is Pasco Shooting Suspect Unregistered Sex Offender?
A Pasco Police officer is stable, and recovering from a shooting that occurred on Thursday, December 1st in Pasco.
According to government records, the suspect is a non-compliant sex offender
27-year-old Devontae Wright (aka Devontae Colbray) has been arrested in connection with the shooting of 16-year Pasco Police veteran Jeremy Jones at a residence in the 1900 block of Riverview Drive in Pasco. The location is just south of I-182 and east of the Red Lion Hotel in Pasco.
The shooting occurred around 1:30 PM, officers had contacted Wright at the home, he was wanted for his alleged involvement in a recent shooting in Kennewick.
Specifics of what happened have not yet been released, but during the arrest, Officer Jones was shot.
According to Oregon state records, the suspect is a non-compliant sex offender
Oregon's sex offender website, sexoffenders.oregon.gov lists Wright as a "non-compliant" person, meaning he has not notified the appropriate authorities of his whereabouts as required by law. The Oregon website lists him as having a Hermiston address. It shows him having been convicted of Felony 1 and Felony 2 sex abuse, with a conviction date of October 25th, 2011. However, the jurisdiction is not given.
The Oregon site shows he was last compliant back in 2020.
A non-compliant sex offender can face felony charges for not keeping their registration current.
A check of the WA State registry does not show anyone by his name listed. More information is expected to be released about this shooting soon.
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