RELEASED LEVEL 3 SEX OFFENDER, 3000 Block of 5th Ave S, Central Neighborhood: Andre Benjamin Stigger

Subject: RELEASED LEVEL 3 SEX OFFENDER, 3000 Block of 5th Ave S, Central Neighborhood: Andre Benjamin Stigger

Hello from John B. We have learned that released Level 3 sex offender Andre Benjamin Stigger is now living on the 3000 block of 5th Ave S in the Central neighborhood.

Stigger has a history of sexual contact, including sexual touching and penetration, with a male child he knows. This happened in 1994. He has served his court sentence and was released from custody on 11/21/19. His sentence has expired. He is not wanted by police at this time.

Level 3 sex offenders are those determined by the MN Department of Corrections as being most likely to offend again. We are notifying the community of Stigger’s location pursuant to Minnesota Statute 244.052. This is meant to provide information, not increase fear.

Please note that neither the Minneapolis Police Department nor Hennepin County Corrections decide where released Level 3 sex offenders will live.

More details are attached and reprinted below. If you have questions about this process, call MPD Sex Crimes at 612-673-3932. Please contact me at john.baumann if you want information about other Level 3 sex offenders in your area or personal safety information.

This message and the attachment are public information, so feel free to post this notice and spread the word.

Thanks for your interest.

John R. Baumann

Crime Prevention Specialist

Midtown Community Safety Center

Minneapolis Police Department

New Cell Phone: 612-286-7849

john.baumann

Minneapolis Police Department
Fact Sheet

NOTIFICATION OF RELEASE IN MINNESOTA

RISK LEVEL THREE
In addition to level two notification (schools and daycares as well as establishments and organizations that primarily serve individuals likely to be victimized by the registrant), law enforcement may notify other members of the community whom the registrant is likely to encounter.
The Minneapolis Police Department is available to provide you with useful information on personal safety. The Minneapolis Police Department may be reached at 612-673-3000. To report criminal activity by this registrant or any other individual, please call 911.
ANDRE BENJAMIN STIGGER

11/04/2019
11/04/2019
DOB:
03/29/1966
OID:
157496
Race:
Black
Height: 5′ 7″
Eyes: Brown
Weight: 258 lbs.
Hair: Black
Complexion: Medium
Build: Stocky
Registration Statute(s): 609.342
Investigating Agency: St. Paul Police Department
Last Release from Confinement Date: 11/21/2019
Supervision Agent: Not applicable. Sentence expired.
Offense: Andre Stigger (at age 29) engaged in sexual contact with a known male child. Contact included sexual touching and penetration (1994).
Address: 3000 block of 5th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55408
The Minneapolis Police Department is releasing this information pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 244.052 and 253D. This statute authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform communities of a public registrant’s release from prison or a secure treatment facility when the Minneapolis Police Department believes that the release of information will enhance public safety and protection.

The individual who appears on this notification has been convicted of Criminal Sexual Conduct or another offense that requires registration with law enforcement pursuant to Minnesota Statues 243.166 or 243.167.

This individual has served the sentence imposed on them by the court and is transitioning into the community. This notification is not intended to increase fear but rather raise awareness. Law enforcement believes that an informed public is a safer public.

The Minneapolis Police Department may not direct where this individual does or does not reside, nor can this agency direct where they work or go to school.

Convicted sexual and predatory individuals have always been released to live in our communities. It was not until the passage of the Registration Act that law enforcement had an ability to track movement of these individuals after their initial release. With the passage of the Community Notification Act law enforcement may now share information about many of these individuals with the public. Abuse of this information to threaten, harass or intimidate a registered person is unacceptable and such acts could be charged as a crime. Such abuses could potentially end the ability of law enforcement to provide these notifications.

Stigger, Andre PFS.doc

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