Posted on: March 5, 2018

Level 3 Predatory Offender Returning to WSP

Dear Community Member,

The West St. Paul Police Department recently received the attached public notification regarding a Level 3 Predatory Offender, William Kibble, returning to the City on or about March 12, 2018.

Back in March 2017, when Mr. Kibble first moved into the City, the police department conducted a community wide meeting. Since then, Mr. Kibble violated the conditions of his release, alcohol use and not obtaining approval for out of state travel, and was temporarily sent back to jail. Because his absence from the City was relatively short, the police department is choosing to inform our residents of his return via this written notification.

The Community Notification Law (Minnesota Statute 244.052) allows law enforcement agencies to disclose to the public any information regarding the offender contained in the risk assessment report that is relevant and necessary to protect the public. It helps residents be aware, be alert and be informed. This information is not intended to cause undue fear or inappropriate actions such as harassing the offender.

Click here to view the offender's Fact Sheet and Notification of Release.

Listed below are several informational websites to learn more about the Community Notification Law and predatory offenders.

Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA)


Click on “Public Services,” then click on “Predatory Offender Registry Search”


Minnesota Department of Corrections (MN DOC)


Click on “Offender Search,” then search by City, County, Name, or Zip Code.

United States Department of Justice


National Sex Offender Registry

Our police department takes an aggressive role in monitoring predatory offenders and sharing information about offenders with our residents as the law permits. We strongly believe a well-informed public makes for a safer community. If you have specific questions about this particular predatory offender or our Predatory Offender Registration Program, please contact Investigator Daniel Cook at 651-552-4238. If you need further information on our Neighborhood Watch Program, contact Crime Prevention Specialist Laura Vaughan at 651-552-4235.

Manila “Bud” Shaver, Chief of Police
West St. Paul Police Department

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