Sex Offender Under Investigation

Paul StephensonOAKLAND, Ore. — Paul Silas Stephenson is currently under investigation by the Sutherlin Police Department for allegations involving minors. The Oregon State Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision has issued a Felony Warrant for the Arrest of Stephenson. Stephenson is a registered sex offender. He targets females from 14-17 years of age and he already has 3 known minor female victims.

Stephenson is described as 5’06”, 180 pounds, Caucasian, has brown hair and is 26 years of age. He lives in the 2000 block of Hogan Rd, Oakland, Ore. He has some special conditions that go along with his parole, which are: No contact with listed people, no intoxicating beverages, no access to a computer, internet or other computer related devices, and has to notify people of his sex offender status.

Stephenson’s method of operation is he contacts potential victims online through various websites in order to meet with them in person. He may use force or coercion to propose sexual contact with his victims.

If you have information regarding Paul Stephenson, his location or have been contacted online by him, contact your local law enforcement or Douglas County Emergency Communications at 541-440-4471.