Mandan News

Offenders living, employed in Mandan

(l-r) Steven Blair and Andrew Deesing.

(l-r) Steven Blair and Andrew Deesing.


The Mandan Police Department has announced that Steven “Lavell” Blair and Andrew Tyler Deesing, registered sex offenders, are residing and employed in Mandan.

Blair, 30, is listed by the department as a high level offender. He is living at 907 Fifth Ave. N.W. Blair is 6’0″ and 245 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. In 1993, Blair was convicted of sexual assault in Milwaukee, Wis. His victim was a 22-year-old female.

Deesing, 26, is employed with Alliance Concrete in Mandan. He is living at 406 N. 17th St. in Bismarck. Deesing is listed as a high level offender, and is 6’6″ and 255 pounds, with blue-green eyes and brown hair.

In 2009, Deesing was convicted of corruption of a minor in Stark County. His victim was a 15-year-old female.

Neither individuals are wanted by law enforcement at this time and have served their sentences imposed by the court. This notification is not intended to increase fear in the community. It is the belief of the Mandan Police Department that an informed public is a safer public.