Level 3 Predatory Offender moves back to Virginia

According to the Virginia Police Department, Dustin Joshua Cousins is moving to the 100th block of 5th Street South in Virginia. Cousins, 39, is registered as a Level 3 Predatory Offender.

Cousins is described as a white male, who is 5′ 6″ tall and 214 pounds. He has brown eyes and brown hair. He has a history of sexual contact with known teenage females. According to the police report, ‘Cousins used his established relationship to of trust to attain and exploit access.’

Cousins has served his sentence and is transitioning into the community.

Per Minnesota Statute 244.052, the Virginia Police Department is releasing this information to notify the public. The individual who appears on this notification has been convicted of Criminal Sexual Conduct or another offense that requires registration with law enforcement pursuant to Minnesota Statues 243.166 or 243.167.

With the passage of the Community Notification Act law enforcement may now share information about many of these individuals with the public. Abuse of this information to threaten, harass or intimidate a registered individual is unacceptable and such acts could be charged as a crime. Such abuses could potentially end the ability of law enforcement to provide these notifications.