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Appeals Court temporarily stays placement of sex offender in Wheatland; house red-tagged for lack of permits

The Wisconsin Court of Appeals has temporarily stayed placement of a Racine County sex offender in a Wheatland home. The order from the Court of Appeals was issued Tuesday by Judge Mark D. Gundrum. Also, the home at 32200 Highway 50 (Geneva Road) was red tagged as unfit for use by Wheatland building inspector Tim Popanda. The […]

Wheatland files appeal to sex offender placement

Wheatland has filed an appeal to a court order placing a sex offender in a Wheatland residence along Highway 50. Wheatland prosecuting attorney Todd Terry filed the appeal on behalf of the town on Wednesday, he said. That appeal is focused on the Racine Circuit Court’s denial of a petition for Wheatland to intervene in the case. Terry […]

UPDATE: Judge upholds placement of sex offender in Wheatland

Racine County Circuit Court Judge Allan Torhorst has upheld the placement of a sex offender under the supervised release program at a Wheatland residence on Highway 50. The decision was issued this afternoon. A hearing was held this morning in which both sides in the case presented testimony, but Torhorst did not issue an immediate decision. […]

Hearing held but decision to wait on placement of sex offender in Wheatland

No decision immediately followed a hearing held Tuesday in Racine regarding the placement of a child sex offender in a Wheatland house. Judge Allan Torhorst heard arguments Tuesday morning from Kenosha County, Sheriff David Beth, a Sheriff’s Department detective, a neighbor of the house who has a 1-year-old child and the Kenosha County victim witness coordinator […]

Placement of Milwaukee sex offender in Wheatland revoked

The placement of a Milwaukee sex offender on supervised release in a Wheatland house has been revoked. That action took place in Milwaukee County Circuit Court on Thursday, said Todd Terry, Wheatland prosecuting attorney. The move to revoke the placement of Robert McGee was not unexpected, as state officials had requested the action after determining McGee did fit the […]

Temporary restraining order granted barring state from renting Wheatland home for sex offender placement

A Kenosha County Circuit Court judge on Tuesday granted a temporary restraining order prohibiting the state from renting a Wheatland home for the placement of a sex offender there. The town of Wheatland had sought the order granted by Judge David Bastianelli at a hearing in Kenosha. The case relates to the state’s proposed placement of Michael McGee of […]

State legislators ask judges to stop Wheatland sex offender placements

Four area state legislators have formally added their voices to those asking that the placement in a Wheatland home of two sex offenders on supervised release not take place. State Rep. Tyler August, state Sen. Steve Nass, State Rep. Samantha Kerkman and state Sen. Van Wanggaard sent letters signed by all four to Milwaukee County Circuit Court […]

Wheatland and county fighting sex offender placement

A standing room only crowd at Wheatland Town Hall was told Wednesday that there is a good chance the placement of two men convicted of sex offenses against children will not take place in Wheatland. “I’d be willing to bet it’s not going to happen,” Sheriff David Beth told the crowd. “For everything I know, […]

Sheriff’s Department gives notice of sex offender release

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is making notification of the release of convicted sex offender Torrence Smothers into Western Kenosha County. Smothers “held a piece of glass against the throat of an adult female acquaintance and sexually assaulted her. He also threatened to kill her if she screamed or told on him,” a bulletin from […]

Sheriff’s Department gives notice of sex offender release

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is making notification of the release of convicted sex offender Edward B. Duty into Western Kenosha County. Duty “fondled a 12-year-old female over and under her clothing while under the influence of alcohol and drugs,” a bulletin from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department said. He was convicted on Aug. 11, 1992. Duty, […]

Sheriff’s Department gives notice of sex offender release

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is making notification of the release of convicted sex offender Alan R. Bercklin into Western Kenosha County. Bercklin “touched the clothed vaginal area of two young female acquaintances ages 9 and 8 on multiple occasions,” a bulletin from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department said. Bercklin was to be placed in the […]

Sheriff’s Department gives notice of sex offender release

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is making notification of the release of convicted sex offender Charles W. Keys into Western Kenosha County. Keys “forced sexual acts upon an adult female acquaintance and also touched a 10-year-old female relative under her clothing on her private areas,” a bulletin from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department said. Keys was […]

Missing sex offender turns himself in to police

Albert W. Rutledge, a convicted sex offender released into a Pleasant Prairie location earlier this week who later went missing, has turned himself in to authorities. Twin Lakes Police Chief Dale Racer said Lt. Dennis Linn of the TLPD made phone contact this morning with Rutledge, and Rutledge turned himself in to Burlington police. Pleasant Prairie […]

Sheriff’s Department gives notice of sex offender release

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is making notification of the release of convicted sex offender Christopher L. Shelton  into Western Kenosha County. Shelton was convicted of first degree sexual assault of a child. He is to be placed in the community today. He will be residing within a half-mile radius of Highway 45 and Highway 142, […]

Sheriff’s Department gives notice of sex offender release

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is making notification of the release of convicted sex offender John A. Butterbrodt into Western Kenosha County. Butterbrodt was convicted of  first degree sexual assault of a child. He was placed in the community last week, after having been released from prison earlier this month. He will be residing within a half-mile radius of Highways […]

Sheriff’s Department gives notice of sex offender release

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is making a notification of the release into Bristol of convicted sex offender Torrence Smothers. Smothers was convicted of first degree sexual assault. He will be placed in the community today, after having been released from prison in March. He will be residing within a half mile of Highway MB […]

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