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'Sexually Violent Offender' Convicted Of Abusing Children Reports Move In Peekskill

Joseph Dunn.
Joseph Dunn. Photo Credit: New York State Division of Criminal Justice

A registered "sexually violent" offender convicted of incest and rape involving children under the age of 7 has reported a move in Westchester County.

The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services issued an alert this week to Westchester residents regarding the residency of 64-year-old Joseph Dunn, who has moved from to a residence on High Street in Peekskill.

The Division of Criminal Justice Services has assigned Dunn as a Level 3 threat, which means he is a “high-risk repeat offender and possible threat to public safety.” He has also been designated as a sexually violent sex offender.

According to the Division of Criminal Justice Services, Dunn had deviate sexual intercourse and contact with a 6-year-old girl and 4-year-old boy in January 1985.

He was convicted of engaging in sexual intercourse with a related person, rape with a person less than 11 years old and sodomy in January the following year. Dunn was sentenced to a term of between 100 months to 25 years in state prison and is now under the jurisdiction of the Peekskill City Police Department.

Further info on Dunn from the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services can be accessed after entering the code in the CAPTCHA box found by clicking here.

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