Level 3 Notification
Date: 03/25/2009
The Snohomish County Sheriff`s Office is releasing the following information pursuant to RCW 4.24.550 and the Washington State Supreme Court Decision in State v. Ward, which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offenders release. When, in the discretion of the agency, the release of information will enhance public safety and protection. The individual who appears on this notification has been convicted of a sex offense that requires registration with the sheriff`s office in the county of their residence. Further, their previous criminal history places them in a classification level, which reflects the potential to reoffend. The sex offender has served the sentence imposed on him by the courts and has advised the Snohomish County Sheriff`s Office that he/she will be living in the below listed location. HE/SHE IS NOT WANTED BY THE POLICE AT THIS TIME. THIS NOTIFICATION IS NOT INTENDED TO INCREASE FEAR; RATHER, IT IS OUR BELIEF THAT AN INFORMED PUBLIC IS A SAFER PUBLIC.
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Last Name HARTWELL First Name ERIC Middle EUGENE
Gender M Race W Eye Color Blue Hair Color
DOB 9/25/1962 Height 6′-2″ Weight 200#
Hundred Block Missing
City , WA
According to official documents, Hartwell pled guilty to the crime of Rape of a Child 1st Degree on 9-11-1991. He was given a term of 78 months that was suspended by the courts and he was required to enter and complete treatment and all conditions. In September of 1996 Hartwell attempted to sexually assault an 17 year old female who was unknown to him. The victim was hitchhiking and was five months pregnant. Hartwell traveled a short distance and then told this victim that he was going to rape her. The victim was able to flee Hartwell during a fight in the vehicle when a citizen saw what was taking place. Hartwell was given a term of 51 months in prison for this crime. Hartwell was arrested in January of 2007 for his crime of Failure to Register and supervision violations. He was released from jail again in February of 2007 and fled the state. Another Warrant for his Failure to Register was issued and he was located in California and extradited back to Washington. In December of 2007 he pled guilty to the Crime of Failure to Register and was given 26 months in prison. He is on active supervision with the Marysville Department of Corrections , 360-658-2150.
    Court-ordered conditions for this offender

  • GPS monitoring.
  • Shall have no contact with Minors
  • Shall have no direct or indirect contact with any victim.
  • Shall not purchase/own/have in possession or under his control any firearm or deadly weapon.
  • Shall not use/possess/consume controlled substance except pursuant to lawfully issued prescriptions.
  • Submit to polygraph testing as required.
Detective Joseph M. Beard Detective David L. Coleman
(425) 388-3324 (425) 388-3324

M/S #606 • 3000 Rockefeller Ave. • Everett, WA 98201 • Phone: (425) 388-3393 • Fax: (425) 388-3805