Friday, October 24th, 2014

Relocation of a Sex Offender

The Yuma Police Department would like to notify the public of the relocation of a sex offender.  Police say 21-year-old Karl Peterson has relocated to 157 South Fifth Avenue in Yuma.  He is described as standing five-foot, six-inches, weighing 125-pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.  In May 2013, Peterson was convicted of Sexual Abuse in Yuma County Superior Court after he had contact with an eleven-year-old female known to Peterson.  He was sentenced to 270 days in jail and seven-and-a-half-years of Intensive Probation.  He is a level three sex offender with a high risk to reoffend.

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