Let’s say you screw up and get arrested for something. How long should that be on your record? Chances are, you’re thinking, “as short as possible” or “when I’m done serving my time.” Both seem logical.
So how would you feel if you were still getting beat down for something after serving your time?
That’s the nature of sex offenses these days. I have no idea of their recidivism rate is higher than that for other crimes, but the public reaction to the crimes is enough to make people have a hard time moving on.
I’m torn on whether this is news or not, so I’m going to compromise a bit.
A sex offender who’s served his time based on a crime he committed in 1996 is moving into the Seward Neighborhood to the 2400 block of 26th Ave S. I’m not going to mention his name here since it would likely appear in the top-10 results on Google if I did so, which could effect his chances of landing a job. if you care to learn more, just look up the case or shoot me an email for the deets.
He is by no means a perfect person. The crime he was convicted of is burglarizing a home, then having sexual contact with a 17 year old girl in the home he was ripping off. That’s bad on top of bad. It sounds like he also assaulted another girl and his underage sister before he turned 18.
He hasn’t been under “supervision” status since 2002, but has to register with the state through 2012.
So now he’s moving in a block from Matthew’s Park. Minneapolis, being Minneapolis, is the kind of city where everywhere is within blocks of a park. Hopefully, this guy has his life straightened out now.
Here’s a map for those who aren’t familiar with the area. The address isn’t necessarily 2400, but that’s the block.
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