By Tricia Cruz
Want to amend law for repeat offenders
BUFFALO - It's a law aimed at protecting people from sex offenders. But is it working?
The convicted sex offender at the center of this issue right now is _____. He's been called a vampire by the Erie County DA and if you ask anyone who knows _____, they will say no, the Civil Confinement Law passed back in 2007 is not working.
- A vampire? Give me a friggin' break! This DA is living in fantasy land!
Under the law, a convicted sex offender can be involuntarily committed to a facility if a court determines they're a danger to themselves or to society.
_____ was convicted of sex abuse and rape three times. His family has also accused him of sexual abuse. _____ was recently released to the Hennigan House in Buffalo.
Local lawmakers are now taking action to make sure other sex offenders don't slip through the cracks.
State Assemblyman Sam Hoyt said, "Senator Stachowski and I are here to announce legislation that we will soon introduce to amend the Civil Confinement Law of 2007 in such a way that we believe will prevent repeat sex offenders like _____ from walking the streets of Buffalo."
The proposed legislation would include several changes. One of those includes making sure that all repeat sex offenders are automatically referred to a review team before they're released.