‘High-Risk’ Sex Offender Arrested For Not Reporting Move in Hudson Valley, Trespassing
A local sex offender with a high risk of committing a repeat offense was arrested for not reporting his move in the Hudson Valley and more.
On Monday, Liberty police arrested 37-year-old Nicholas Fonseca of Liberty for sex offender failure to report an address change, a felony, criminal trespass, resisting arrest, criminal possession of a controlled substance and possession of a hypodermic instrument, misdemeanors.
Police didn’t release more details regarding the charges.
According to the New York State Sex Offenders Database, Fonseca has moved a number of times in the Hudson Valley. His most recent listed address is on Highland Avenue in Smallwood.
The level-3 sex offender was sentenced to one to four years in prison in 2000 for raping a 32-year-old woman. Level-3 sex offenders are considered to have the highest risk of a repeat offense and are considered the greatest risk to the public.
Fonseca was remanded to Sullivan County Jail without bail.
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