High-risk sex offender from Hillsboro sought by law enforcement

UPDATE: Dustin Westling was apprehended Saturday in Linn County.

Dustin Westling, 30, a wanted registered sex offender from Hillsboro, was arrested Aug. 5, 2017 in Linn County. Photo courtesy of the Linn County Jail.

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A 30-year-old high risk sex offender from Hillsboro is being sought by the Washington County Corrections Department.

Dustin Westling, 30, reportedly absconded from his court-ordered supervision Thursday, Aug. 3. He is described as a white male with a bald or shaved head with brown eyes, who stands 5’9″ tall and weighs 200 pounds.

Dustin Westling, 30, is a registered sex offender who absconded supervision in Hillsboro Aug. 3, 2017, and is wanted by authorities.

Westling is considered to be a danger to the public, and is currently on supervision for second-degree escape and identity theft. However, Westling has served prison time for convictions on charges of first-degree attempted sex abuse, third-degree sodomy and third-degree rape.

Also, Westling has previously been convicted on charges of improper use of 9-1-1, false information to police, theft, failing to register as a sex offender and contributing to the sexual delinquency of a minor.

Westling was last seen in Hillsboro near SE 21st Ave. and SE Cypress St. prior to removing his GPS monitoring bracelet.

Anyone who sees Westling is asked to immediately call 9-1-1.

Please do not approach this person and notify law enforcement via 9-1-1 immediately if you encounter him.