Stewartville, MN  (KROC AM News) -  A public meeting is being held Thursday involving a convicted sex offender who is moving to a residence in Stewartville.  

The meeting will be held at Grace Free Evangelical Church in Stewartville, beginning at 7:00 p.m.  

The meeting is being held because  31 year old Jerry Lee Vandenhemel is moving to a new address. He will move to a residence in the 100 block of South Main Street sometime between Friday and Monday.

Vandenhemel has a history of sexual contact with adolescent female victims (ages 14-15). Contact included sexual touching and penetration. He was sentenced to 70 months in prison in 2009 for a criminal sexual conduct conviction in Dodge County. At the time, he had an Owatonna address.  

His sentencing included a requirement that he be on conditional release the rest of his life. He has been classified as a Level 3 sex offender, the highest ranking.

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