Level 2 sex offender released from MSOP, relocated to SE Rochester

Donald Dean Christiansen Photo: Rochester Police Department . Donald Dean Christiansen

Updated: September 25, 2020 04:18 PM
Created: September 25, 2020 04:03 PM

(ABC 6 News) - According to the Rochester Police Deparment, Level 2 sex offender Donald Dean Christiansen has moved to the 2100 block of Campus Drive SE, Rochester.

In a press release police state the 62-year-old has been provisionally discharged from the Minnesota Sex Offender Program.


Christiansen's fact sheet states at age 20 he engaged in sexual contact with a known female toddler and that he gained access while babysiting.  He also has a history sexual contact with known and unknown female teenagers and that he provided intoxicants prior to offense and took advantage of their vulnerable state.  Force and threats were used to gain compliance on at least one occasion.

The release also sates that due to the COVID-19 pandemic a pre-recorded presentation from the Minnesota Department of Human Services - MSOP will be posted once it's made available.

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