Sex Offender Notification 24 Jan 13

A public meeting regarding a predatory sex offender will be held in Renville County next month.

The Renville County Sheriff s Office says Jeffrey Joseph Lingl moved into a home in Bird Island Township on January 18th.

Lingl has been convicted of Criminal Sexual Conduct or another offense that requires registration with law enforcement. He has a history of sexual contact with female victims he knew, ages 4 – adult.

He has served his time and the notification next month is not intended to increase fear in the community but to increase public safety.

The Community Notification Meeting is February 7th, at 6:00 PM at the Bird Island Municipal Building. Representatives from the Department of Corrections and the Renville County Sheriff s Office will be available to provide information on public safety.