“Violent dangerous offender” to be released in Klamath Falls

Robert Frederick Burss

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Some Klamath Falls residents are receiving notification that a “sexually violent dangerous offender” is moving into their neighborhood.

According to Klamath County Community Corrections, Robert Frederick Burss will begin his post-prison supervision on March 3. He plans to move to a hotel in the 100 block of North 2nd Street, near downtown Klamath Falls.

Officials said Burss has previously been convicted on numerous charges including rape, sexual abuse, lewdness with a child under the age of 14 and attempted rape.

The Oregon Board of Parole has designated Burss as a sexually violent dangerous offender.

Klamath County Corrections said he is prohibited from having contact with anyone under the age of 18. He’s also restricted from places where minors are likely to gather.

Officials said Burss will be subject to curfew, geographic restrictions and GPS monitoring.

Any violations or misconduct by Burss should be reported to the Klamath County Community Corrections Sex Offender Unit at 541-880-5500.

A community meeting will be held on March 1 at 5:00 in the Klamath County Commissioners hearing room #219 on the second floor of the Klamath County Government Center at 305 Main Street in Klamath Falls.

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