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Sex Offender Accused Of Sodomy With Boy Moved To Orangetown

Sheldon Dawson
Sheldon Dawson Photo Credit: New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services

A registered sex offender from Schenectady accused of sodomy with a teenage boy in 1994 has moved to Rockland County.

The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services issued an alert on Tuesday to Rockland County residents regarding the residency of 56-year-old Sheldon Dawson, who now resides in teh Rockland Psychiatric Center on Old Orangeburg Road in Orangeburg.

The Division of Criminal Justice Services has assigned Dawson a Level 3 threat, which means he is a “high-risk repeat offender and possible threat to public safety.”

According to the Division of Criminal Justice Services, Dawson had deviate sexual intercourse with a 16-year-old in April 1994. He was arrested by the Schenectady Police Department and sentenced to between 18 months and three years in state prison. He is now under the jurisdiction of the Orangetown Town Police Department.

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