YCSO issues alert for Level 2 sex offender Anthony Zizza

Anthony Zizza. (YCSO/Courtesy)

Anthony Zizza. (YCSO/Courtesy)

Anthony Zizza, 33, who has been convicted of a sex offense, which allows for community notification — has advised the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) that he will be living in the 3000 block of Highway 89 in Prescott, according to a news release.

This individual is not wanted by the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office at this time.

On Sept. 26, 2011, in Yavapai County, Zizza was convicted of attempted sexual conduct with a minor and sexual conduct with a minor. Both victims were teenage girls known to the offender. The offender was sentenced to 10 years in the Arizona Department of Corrections. He is considered a Level 2, intermediate risk, offender.

“This notification is not intended to increase fear; rather it is the Sheriff’s Office belief that an informed community is a safer community,” YCSO stated in the news release. “Citizen abuses of this information to threaten, intimidate or harass sex offenders will not be tolerated.”

YCSO would also like to remind the public of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification program available at ycsoaz.gov. This registry will allow anyone to enter a local address which will result in a list of sex offenders registered in Yavapai County living within a one-mile radius of the entered address. The registry will also provide information about particular sex offenders registered in Yavapai County.

Additionally, a free email notification program is available which will alert you to any sex offender registered in Yavapai County who resides within one mile of the address entered on your subscription.

For more details about this important public service tool, please view the online presentation available by clicking the Sex Offender Registry link at the top of the YCSO home page.

The YCSO Crime Prevention Unit may be reached at 928-771-7441, and is available to help you join or start a Neighborhood Watch program as well as provide you with useful information on personal safety. If you have information regarding current criminal activity on this or any other offender, please call Yavapai Silent Witness at 800-932-3232.

Information provided by Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office.

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