Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)-  The Rochester Police Department has issued an updated address for a level three predatory offender.

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50-year-old Scott Thorpe is changing his address to a residence on the 1700 block of 1st Avenue SE on July 1. He was convicted in 2011 of 1st-degree criminal sexual conduct for sexual contact with a young girl that occurred in 2000.

He was given a sentence of almost 11 years in prison but was also given credit for almost 800 days spent in jail prior to his conviction. Thorpe was also sentenced to prison in 2004 after he entered a guilty plea in a different case. He returned to Rochester in August of 2019. He’s under intensive supervised release until December of next year. 

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