SPRINGDALE, Wash. -- The Stevens County Sheriff’s Office is letting the public know about a convicted sex offender who is moving to the Springdale area.
Authorities said Steven J. Schwartz moved to the 4800 block of Rail Canyon Road, which is about a mile away from Springdale Elementary School.
Authorities in Stevens County said they have no legal authority to direct where a sex offender may or may not live, unless court ordered restrictions exist.
Schwartz has served time for Second Degree Child Molestation and Indecent Solicitation of a Child.
Officials said Schwartz is not wanted by police.
Authorities released this notification to better inform the public and make a safer community.