A convicted child sex offender will be released from prison Nov. 15. But when he is, Racine Police warn that the community needs to be vigilant because the man doesn’t have a permanent residence.
Eric Pletz, 41, of Racine, will live at Genesis Behavioral Services Inc., 4606 Durand Ave., because he has no permanent residence at this time. Pletz was convicted of first-degree sexual assault in 1989, second-degree sexual assault of a child in 1993 and child enticement in 2005.
“We want to make sure that the community remains vigilant and ensure that they fully understand the seriousness of this offender, especially since he will not have permanent housing upon release,” according to a press release by the Racine Police Department.
Pletz will have regular contact with an assigned agent from the Department of Corrections and he will have to give his whereabouts to that agent. He will also be required to wear a GPS bracelet.
Conditions of his release include: not having contact with minors unless supervised and approved by the Department of Corrections, no contact with taverns, bars, or liquor stores, no contact with his victims, and he is not to consumer alcohol or illegal drugs.
Pletz is required to register as a sex offender throughout his lifetime. The Department of Corrections will supervise him until 2026.
This version of the story corrects the date of Pletz’s release, which is Tuesday, Nov. 15. Racine County Eye regrets the error.