The situation came to light after a January traffic stop in St. Cloud where Odenthal was pulled over for expired tabs. The officer noted he was a convicted sex offender with two teenage girls in the car. One of the girls told the officer she was in a relationship with Odenthal. The parents were call…
Lawyers for over 700 people committed indefinitely to the Minnesota Sex Offender Program are asking the full 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider a three-judge panel's ruling that the program is constitutional.
The Todd County Sheriff's Office is holding a public meeting in regards to a level three sex offender now living in Clarissa. A Todd County fact sheet says Israel Lenthe engaged in sexual contact with a 5-year-old girl, she was vulnerable due to a disability.
A federal judge who ruled Minnesota's sex offender program unconstitutional is warning state leaders he may resort to a "more forceful solution" if they don't prove willing to fix the program on their own.