Predatory offender to be released in Normanna Township

Duluth News Tribune News Brief

A Level 3 registered predatory offender will be released in Normanna Township, according to a news release from the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office.

Westley Gordon Vandell, 49, will be moving to Normanna Township, north of Duluth, on July 2.

Vandell has a history of engaging in sexual contact and conduct with female teenagers. Contact included penetration and video recording the offenses. On many occasions, Vandell provided teenagers with alcohol prior to offenses.

He is described as a slender, white male, 5 feet, 9 inches tall, with blue eyes and brown hair or bald.

Residents who have questions are asked to call Sgt. Wade Rasch at 218-336-4347.


Vandell is under supervision with Arrowhead Regional Corrections. More information is available at .

Westley Gordon Vandell

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