Sex offender has new address in county
The Yuma County Sheriff's Office is informing the community of a Level 3 sex offender's new address.
Abraham Gastelum, 25, is 5 feet 2 inches tall, 198 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He is now residing at 841 S. Pagent.
In June 2006, Gastelum was convicted of sexual abuse and molestation of a child. At the time of the offense, Gastelum was 17 years old. His victim was a 12-year-old girl whom he knew.
Gastelum is not wanted by law enforcement. YCSO is releasing information about his new address pursuant to the community notification law on sex offenders.
Offenders are categorized in three levels. Level 1 is a low risk to reoffend, Level 2 an intermediate risk and Level 3 a high risk.
The YCSO is responsible for registering sex offenders who reside in Yuma County. In September, it registered one new sex offender, confirmed two sex offenders moved out of the area, received 10 sex offender address changes, conducted 23 sex offender compliance checks and tracked 321 sex offenders in Yuma County.
More information about sex offenders can be found at www.ci.yuma.az.us/2349.htm or www.azsexoffender.com.
James Gilbert can be reached at email@example.com or 539-6854. Find him on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/YSJamesGilbert or on Twitter @YSJamesGilbert.