Level 3 Sex Offender Wanted by Police

The Minnesota Department of Corrections is searching for a Level 3 sex offender who they say is no longer complying with conditions of his release from prison. 

34-year-old Rico Ronondo Rodriguez was released from prison on August 8 and ordered to Intensive Supervised Release in Hennepin County. 

Police say as of October 26, he is on fugitive status after cutting off his GPS device and leaving a halfway house in Minneapolis. 

Rodriguez is described as being 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing 227 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.  

He was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, torn blue jeans, a striped winter hat and dark shoes. 

Rodriguez has an extensive criminal record including convictions of criminal sexual conduct.

Police warn citizens to not approach Rodriguez if they see him.  

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call 911 of the DOC’s 24 hour tipline at 651-603-0026. 

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