Sex Offender Charged With Threatening, Harassing Sex Offender Registry Board

A registered sex offender from Shrewsbury is accused of threatening and harassing several employees at the Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry Board.

Ryan Abramo, 41, was indicted on charges of stalking and will face a judge in Middlesex Superior Court on Thursday.

According to court paperwork obtained by NBC10 Boston, Abramo is accused of calling the Billerica office of the registry board as many as 30 times a day. Employees told Billerica police the comments went from annoying to threatening.

In May of 2019, a female employee said Abramo told her that he would be "waiting for her at her car after work to watch a gang of (expletive) rape her."

That same month, another employee said Abramo called him racial slurs and said, "I'll come up there with my shotgun and blast you."

A third employee said he was also threatened by Abramo in February of this year.

According to the police report, in Abramo's file at the registry where employees would document the behavior, there are 169 entries dating back to 2002. Abramo has been ordered to stop countless times in the past, but employees told police he never listens.

NBC10 Boston spoke to Abramo's brother off-camera in Shrewsbury Tuesday. He said Abramo suffers from mental health issues. He was convicted of assault with intent to rape back in 1998, but he said Abramo is not violent, just upset because he feels his status as a sex offender is ruining his life.

Abramo remains behind bars after a district court judge found him to be dangerous.

The Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry Board would not comment on the case.

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