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The purpose of this notification is to advise that Robert J. Frishcosy, a level three sex offender has moved to 6917 Lafferty Road, Mt. Pleasant. Thirty one year old Frishcosy was adjudicate sexual delinquent in early 2000 for criminal sexual conduct- first degree. The offense involved Frishcosy engaging in sexual contact with a ten year old male relative who was described as having special needs. Frishcosy  is described as  a white male, 6’ tall, and weighing some 277 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes.

Sheriff Tate Lawrence said the Level 3 classification indicates these individuals usually have histories of repeat sexual offending and/or strong anti-social, violent or predatory personality characteristics. Sexual compulsion are likely to be present, but may be kept under controlled when relapse prevention plans are followed and treatment is continued. The offense patterns of level 3 offenders reflect a relatively high probability of re-offense and/or risk of substantial injury to victims should re-offense occur.

Sheriff Lawrence said that sex offender notificaton has been hand delivered to residences with a half mile of Ward’s new residence. This notification is not intended to increase fear, but rather it is the sheriff’s belief that an informed public is a safer public.

Sex offenders have always lived in our communities, but it was not until the passage of the Sex and Child Offender Registration Act that law enforcement even knew where they were living. This information cannot be used to threaten, intimate, or harass registered sex offender.



News Release, For Immediate Release, October 19, 2015, POC: Sheriff Tate Lawrence, 8703684203


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