BURLINGTON, Vt. - A repeat sex offender is now a free man. Many of you are asking why?
55-year old Todd Cardinal served three years in prison. He has 20 other convictions going back 30 years.
Police say he's at high risk to offend again and his likely victims would be teen or adult females.
He's not yet on the sex offender registry, but he will once his paperwork is filed.
Unlike New York and New Hampshire, Vermont does not list an exact address. All we know is Cardinal is living in Burlington.
When FOX 44 and ABC 22 spoke with lawmakers last year, they told us that is to protect the offender from "bricks and rocks" going through their windows.
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