#fsPOLICE : LEVEL 3 SEX OFFENDER ALERT (James ‘Jim’ Thorgesen)

March 4th, 2016 at 12:39 PM

The Flagstaff Police Department is releasing the following information pursuant to ARS 13-3835, the Community Notification on Sex Offender Law. The offender in this publication is living in Flagstaff, Arizona. Notification must be made when certain sex offenders are released from the Arizona State Prison, accepted under an interstate compact or released from the county jail back into the community.  Offenders are categorized into three levels; Level One (low risk to the community), Level Two (intermediate risk to the community), and Level Three (high risk to the community).

The individual who appears on this notification has been convicted of a sex offense, which allows for community notification. He is not wanted by the Flagstaff Police Department at this time.

This notification is not intended to increase fear: rather, it is our belief that an informed public is a safer public. CITIZEN ABUSE OF THIS INFORMATION TO THREATEN, INTIMIDATE, OR HARASS SEX OFFENDERS WILL NOT BE TOLERATED. The Flagstaff Police Department may be reached at 928-774-1414 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 offender, please call 928-774-1414 or Silent Witness at 928-774-6111.

James ‘Jim’ Thorgesen
James ‘Jim’ Thorgesen

NAME: James ‘Jim’ Thorgesen

AGE: 55    HGT: 508  WGT: 170   HAIR: Gray      EYES: Blue

ADDRESS: 1526 E Route 66 #116, Flagstaff, AZ

SYNOPSIS: In December 1989, James was convicted in Los Angeles County Superior Court of Lewd & Lascivious Acts Upon a Child Under 14yrs old.  The victim was his 9 year old, at the time, stepson. In February 2016, James plead guilty for Failure to carry required ID as a Sex Offender.


**Please contact the Flagstaff Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at 928-556-2201 with any questions or concerns.**

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