The Superior Police Department has issued a sex offender notification for the Superior area.
Robert L. Dewey, 45, has indicated he will be living in the 100 block of S. Richard Ave., Superior. Dewey is a Caucasian with brown eyes and black hair. He is 5 feet, 11 inches tall and weighs 155 pounds. He has been classified as a Level Three sex offender.
The Superior Police Department is releasing the above information pursuant to A.R.S. 13-3825, the Community Notification on Sex Offender Law. Notification must be made when certain sex offenders are released from the Arizona State Prison, accepted under an interstate compact or released from the county jail back into the community. Offenders are categorized into three levels: Level One (low risk to the community), Level Two (intermediate risk to the community), and Level Three (high risk to the community).
The individual who appears on this notification has been convicted of a sex offense, which allows for community notification. He is not wanted by the Superior Police Department at this time.
This notification is not intended to increase fear; rather it is our belief that an informed community is a safer community. The Superior Police Department has no legal authority to direct where a sex offender may or may not live. Unless court ordered restrictions exist, this offender is constitutionally free to live wherever he chooses. Citizen abuse of this information to threaten, intimidate, or harass sex offenders will not be tolerated. Sex offenders have always lived in our communities; but because of Megan’s Law, law enforcement is now able to share this information with you.
Police caution that any use of this information to threaten, intimidate, harass or create an act against another person will result in prosecution.