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'Sexually Violent' Offender Reports Move To Mount Vernon

Maurice Mitchell
Maurice Mitchell Photo Credit: New York State Division of Criminal Justice

A registered "sexually violent" offender convicted of sodomizing a 10-year-old has reported a move in Westchester County.

The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services issued an alert this week to Westchester residents regarding the residency of 54-year-old Maurice Mitchell, who has moved from an apartment in Yonkers to a residence on Mount Vernon Avenue in Mount Vernon.

The Division of Criminal Justice Services has assigned Mitchell as a Level 3 threat, which means he is a “high-risk repeat offender and possible threat to public safety.” He has also been designated as a sexually violent sex offender.

According to the Division of Criminal Justice Services, Mitchell had deviate sexual intercourse and sexual contact with his 10-year-old victim in June 1999. He was convicted of attempted sodomy and deviate intercourse with a minor the following year and sentenced to a term of eight years in state prison. He is now under the jurisdiction of the Mount Vernon City Police Department.

Further info on Mitchell from the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services can be accessed after entering the code in the CAPTCHA box found by clicking here.

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