Sex Offender Relocates to Tenino Area


A level-three sex offender, Damien K. Andrus, 43, has registered with the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office as residing on the 12500 block of Marshall Road Southeast in Tenino.

According to a news release, the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office gives a general public notification when an offender registers in the county as a transient or when his behavior or actions are considered to be high risk.

Andrus pleaded guilty to second-degree rape in Pierce County in December 1990, according to the release. The incident stemmed from Andrus, then 19 years old, sexually assaulting a 21-year-old man. He was sentenced to 89 months.

In 1989, Andrus was convicted of indecent liberties in Pierce County Juvenile Court after sexually assaulting a 15-year-old female. 

Andrus is described as a 5-foot-8 black male with black hair and brown eyes. He weighs approximately 160 pounds. 

For any questions or concerns about Andrus or any other registered sex offender in Thurston County, call (360) 786-5527 or (360) 786-2894, or log on to and click “Sex Offender Watch.”