BEMIDJI -- A level three sex offender will be released from custody and will be living in Bemidji, officials reported Friday.
Michael Warren Smith, 33, will be living in the 600 block of Fourth Street Northwest. He is scheduled to be released Monday, July 15. Smith has served his sentence and is not wanted by the authorities.
Smith is described as an American Indian or Alaskan Native male. He is 5-feet, 11-inches tall, 230 pounds with a large build, fair complexion, and black hair.
According to the Bemidji Police Department, Smith “has a history of engaging in sexual contact and conduct with known male and female children.” His conduct has included exposing himself to a victim, as well as sexual touching and penetration. There are three levels of offenders based on the individual's risk to reoffend. Level one carries a lower risk to the public, level two is moderate and three is higher.