Arlington neighborhood warned of sex offender

ARLINGTON — Police are warning neighbors about a convicted sex offender who will be living in the Arlington area.

Paul Landis Gorden, 34, will be living along Terrace Falls Road, off Jordan Road, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. Gorden is a Level 3 offender, the level deemed most likely to re-offend.

He has multiple convictions for third-degree rape of a child. His victims have been girls from about 13 to 17 years old.

He is described as white, about 5-foot-10 and 195 pounds. He has blue eyes and brown hair, as well as multiple tattoos with racist themes.

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