Sex offender update



Gerald William Johnson

A registered sex offender who poses a risk to re-offend has recently registered as homeless in the Vancouver area, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

Gerald William Johnson, 48, is described as 5 feet, 7 inches tall, 250 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes. He is not wanted by police.

In 1991, Johnson pleaded guilty to second-degree theft and unlawful imprisonment in Clark County. He and an accomplice picked up a 12-year-old girl, took her money to pay for two nights at a motel, and sexually assaulted her.

In 2004, Johnson pleaded guilty to communication with a minor for immoral purposes after sexually molesting a 4-year-old girl.

In 2007, Johnson was found guilty of second-degree molestation, which involved a 12-year-old female victim on several occasions over a two-year period.

He is supervised by the Department of Corrections, the Vancouver Police Sex Offender Tracking Unit and the Clark County Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Registration Unit.