Any person released from jail, prison, or sentenced to probation on or after this date is subject to community notification.Additionally, any person convicted prior to June 1, 1996, may be subject to community notification after completion of a risk assessment by a law enforcement agency. Mesford has said he plans to live in the 5500 block of 176th St, SW. Mesford has been convicted of a sex offense that requires registration with the Sheriff’s office in the county of his residence.
The meeting is set for 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 15 in the Lynnwood Municipal Court located on the second floor at 19321 44th Ave W, Lynnwood. The sex offender has served the sentence imposed on him by the courts and has advised the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office and the Lynnwood Police Department that he will be living in Lynnwood. According to official documents, Mesford was convicted in Snohomish County Superior Court in 1993 of Attempted Residential Burglary with Sexual Motivation.
When this occurs, the respective county adult probation agency or Arizona Department of Corrections (DOC) is required to enter information about the offender into a statewide accessible database.
One portion of this information involves the sex offender risk assessment.
Each criterion is given a score, which is then totaled to arrive at the recommended risk level.
All criminal justice agencies must use the standardized Arizona Risk Assessment, however, occasionally law enforcement discovers information which can affect an offender's risk level.