Police Search for 9 Missing "High Risk" Sex Offenders

Posted on October 25th, 2010 No Comments

A review of Massachusetts’ sex offender database showed that police cannot account for the whereabouts of nine Level 3 sex offenders.

A Level 3 sex offender is considered the “most likely” to re-offend by the state of Massachusetts. The nine missing offenders include three molesters and an attempted rapist in Haverhill, three molesters in Lawrence, a molester in Methuen, and a rapist in Andover. One f the missing men is Carlos Beltran, who has been on the state’s 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders since July 2009. Investigators have been looking for Beltran since he failed to appear at a probation hearing in July 2008. In 2006, he was convicted of sexually assaulting two teenage girls.

Local police, state police, and the U.S. Marshals are all involved the investigation of these nine sex offenders.

State police detectives assigned to Logan Airport recently caught a wanted sex offender from New Hampshire at South Station. Police say the offender, 29 year-old Justin Levasseur, had been on the run since May 19, 2008, after he failed to registered as a sex offender. He was convicted of two counts of felonious sexual assault in 1998.

As for the other missing offenders, police say the investigation is ongoing. “We’re still developing leads,” said state police spokesman David Procopio.

If you need assistance in the realm of Massachusetts sex crime law, please contact the Massachusetts sex crime defense attorneys of James Powderly by calling 508-343-0676.

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