Name/Age: Peter F. Dawson, Sr., 34
Date of Birth: Feb. 20, 1978
Residence: 2 Second St., Coventry
Description: White male, 5'11", 175 lbs., gray hair, blue eyes
Convicted of: First Degree Sexual Assault; Assault with Intent to Commit Sexual Assault. Victim was a 25-year-old female known to the offender.
Risk Level: Two (moderate risk offender)
Probation Expires: June 10, 2028
The has released this information pursuant to RI General Laws 11-37.1-1 et seq., also known as the Sexual Offender Registration and Community Notification Act.
This individual is subject to community notification of his pending release pursuant to RI General Laws 11-37.1-12 of the act, which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offender's release from prison when the Sex Offender Board of Review determines that the release of information will enhance public safety and protection.
The aforementioned individual has been convicted of a sex offense which also requires registration with law enforcement pursuant to RI General Laws 11-37.1-1 et seq.
This offender is not wanted by the police at this time and has served the sentence imposed on him by the court. This notification is not to increase fear in the community. It is the belief of law enforcement that an informed public is a safe public.