Dunkirk sex offender charged with trespassing

Richard Conti

On Sunday, at around 4:46 p.m., Dunkirk Police received a complaint from a citizen on the 700 Block of Main Street regarding a suspicious male in her front yard talking with a group of younger children.

Patrols responded and located the subject walking from the area. The subject was identified as Richard Conti, 70, of Dunkirk, who is a level 3 registered sex offender. Further investigation resulted in Conti being charged with harassment in the second degree and trespassing.

The Dunkirk Police reminds citizens to be watchful in their neighborhoods and to immediately report any suspicious activity to the Police Department at 366-2266.