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Racine Sheriff’s Office conducts Halloween compliance checks on sex offenders, makes arrests

The Racine County Sheriff’s Office and the Division of Community Corrections (DCC) partnered to conduct additional supervised checks on sex offenders residing throughout Racine County during Halloween trick-or-treat hours. The sex offenders under supervision of the Wisconsin Department of Corrections sign a Halloween Contract that requires them to be indoors a minimum of one hour […]

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Oshkosh man arrested for seeking sex with ’15-year-old girl’

A 32-year-old Oshkosh man is under arrest for communicating with what he thought was a 15-year-old girl for the purposes of sex. Investigators from the Racine County Sheriff’s Office arrested Daryl A. Prater after the department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Unit developed a case where Prater thought he was communicating with 15-year-old. and ultimately arranged […]

Posted inBreaking

Child Sex Offender Told He Has To Move

A convicted child sex offender was discovered living in the Crestview subdivision in the 3400 block of Elderberry Rd. and he has since been told he has to move, according to the Caledonia Police Department. Kenneth Barke, who is required by the state to register on the Wisconsin Sex Offender Registry, moved into the residence in the beginning of the month. He notified […]