ACSOL’s Conference Calls

Conference Call Recordings Online
Dial-in number: 1-712-770-8055, Conference Code: 983459

Monthly Meetings: Nov 21, Dec 19 – Details / Recordings

Emotional Support Group Meetings 2020 (Phone only)


WA: Benton County judge bars county from providing sex offender data

KENNEWICK — A Benton County judge’s signature Friday on four separate orders cleared the way for Donna Zink to appeal in her pursuit to get information on low-level sex offenders.

Superior Court Judge Bruce Spanner has barred the county from fulfilling the Mesa woman’s request for the names of more than 400 Level 1 sex offenders, their registration forms and letters sent to them after Zink first filed for the public records last year.

Spanner ruled in January that the personal information is confidential and could cause irreparable harm to the offenders if released, and made it official with Friday’s permanent orders. Full Article

Join the discussion

  1. Q

    I assume this person thinks she is smarter than those that decided these people pose no risk and their information should be kept out of the public’s hands.

    “Zink has said she wants the information , including addresses and pictures, to create a digital database so people can know if sex offenders are living in their neighborhoods. “

    This sounds like one sick chick in need of approval from her peers. I’m sure she is getting pleasure from all the media attention and this is reenforcing her delusion that she is a protector of the public. Zink displays the lowest form of ignorance often displayed by the state. Her registry could serve no useful purpose other than top satisfy her need for approval. I think she needs a hobby; or a psychiatrist.

    The fact that people are allowed to wast state resources on these kind of actions is another indication of the lack of thought that went into the creation of the latest favorite villain; the registrant. The option pf private registries needs to be taken away from the public.

  2. cool rso guy

    “cause irreparable harm to the offenders if released,”

    right and why is this not APPLY to all higher level?

  3. Brubaker

    Good coolrsoguy::…constitutional equal protection can apply and they should demand it.

Leave a Reply

We welcome a lively discussion with all view points - keeping in mind...  
  • Your submission will be reviewed by one of our volunteer moderators. Moderating decisions may be subjective.
  • Please keep the tone of your comment civil and courteous. This is a public forum.
  • Please stay on topic - both in terms of the organization in general and this post in particular.
  • Please refrain from general political statements in (dis)favor of one of the major parties or their representatives.
  • Please take personal conversations off this forum.
  • We will not publish any comments advocating for violent or any illegal action.
  • We cannot connect participants privately - feel free to leave your contact info here. You may want to create a new / free, readily available email address.
  • Please refrain from copying and pasting repetitive and lengthy amounts of text.
  • Please do not post in all Caps.
  • If you wish to link to a serious and relevant media article, legitimate advocacy group or other pertinent web site / document, please provide the full link. No abbreviated / obfuscated links.
  • We suggest to compose lengthy comments in a desktop text editor and copy and paste them into the comment form
  • We will not publish any posts containing any names not mentioned in the original article.
  • Please choose a user name that does not contain links to other web sites
  • Please send any input regarding moderation or other website issues to moderator [at] all4consolaws [dot] org
ACSOL, including but not limited to its board members and agents, does not provide legal advice on this website.  In addition, ACSOL warns that those who provide comments on this website may or may not be legal professionals on whose advice one can reasonably rely.  

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *