Eric Schweikl

Two Sex Offenders Register as Transient in Thurston County

Two Level 1 sex offenders have recently registered as transient in Thurston County, according to the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office.

Eric Schweikl
Eric Schweikl

Eric T. E. Schweikl, 22, also known as Eric J. Benien, is required to register as a sex offender due to a 2009 conviction as a juvenile for first-degree child molestation and attempted first-degree child molestation.

At 13 years old, he was accused of sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl.

Schweikl is described as a white male standing 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighing 250 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes.

Chad Krizan
Chad Krizan

Chad N. Krizan, 37, is required to register as a sex offender due to a 2004 conviction in Thurston County Superior Court for two counts of immoral communications with a minor. At 24, Krizan was accused of having sexual communications with a 15-year-old girl.

He is described as a white male standing 6 feet tall and weighing 220 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes.

For more information about sex offenders registered in Thurston County, go to www.co.thurston.wa.us/sheriff/ or call 360-786-5599 or 360-754-2894.