MOUNT PLEASANT, N.Y. The Mount Pleasant Police Department posted the identity of a new registered sex offender in the Mount Pleasant area on Thursday.
John Hickey, 47, of Valhalla, is a level-3 violent sex offender under the supervision of the New York State Division of Parole. He is registered at 25 Operations Drive, which is the address of the Grasslands Homeless Shelter.
In 1984, Hickey was convicted of three felonies: sexual abuse, rape, and sodomy. All crimes were in the first degree. He was sentenced to 15-30 years in a state prison.
Hickeys victims were a 7-year-old female and an 8-year-old male. It is reported that Hickey used threat and coercion with his victims and the use of a knife/cutting instrument. Both victims were non-strangers.
Hickey is a previous resident of Yonkers and is currently employed by Saw Mill Auto Wreckers.
For any further information, residents should contact the Westchester County Department of Public Safety at 914-864-7700.
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