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Man charged with 10 new counts of possession of CSAM: child sex abuse materials

RACINE — A 41-year-old Racine man faces the rest of his life in prison after authorities filed 10 new charges of possession of child sex abuse materials (CSAM) after the original 2021 case against him was closed. Matthew A. June was scheduled to be charged Thursday, Oct. 13, with 10 felony counts of possession of […]

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Convicted Sex Offender with Ties to Racine and Kenosha Charged with Failure to Register

A convicted sex offender for whom a $5,000 warrant was issued in 2021 for failing to register his new address is now in the Racine County Jail. Michael Eggleston was charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court with one felony count of failing to register as a sex offender. If convicted, he faces up to […]

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Sex Offender Information Bulletin

The following Sex Offender Information Bulletin was released by the Racine Police Department and has been posted in its entirety without alteration: The Racine Police Department, in cooperation with the Division of Community Corrections, is releasing the following information pursuant to Wisconsin State Statutes 301.46(2m) which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of […]

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Judge Issues Stay Order on Sex Offenders Placement

CALEDONIA – On Thursday, a Racine County Circuit Court Judge issued a stay order that temporarily halts a planned placement of two registered sex offenders to a Caledonia neighborhood. Judge Wynne Laufenberg issued the order after the Caledonia Village Board announced plans to sue the state over plans to place Daniel R. Williams and Hung […]

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Village of Caledonia Sues To Prevent Sex Offender Placement

CALEDONIA – The Village of Caledonia is suing the state to prevent two registered sex offenders from being placed in a rental property at 9901 Saratoga Drive. The planned lawsuit, announced Tuesday, was unanimously approved by the Caledonia Village Board in a special meeting Monday evening. At issue is the planned placement of Daniel R. […]

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DA charges sex offender with child pornography possession

BURLINGTON – A man previously convicted of sex offenses and now faces more charges is being held on a $100,000 bond. Justin E. Klein, 37, a registered sex offender, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney with ten counts of child pornography possession. Each of the charges is a felony punishable by a $100,000 […]

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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 […]

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Sex offender released on bond accused of raping teen

A 17-year-old girl reported Saturday that someone she had known for a few months raped her and choked her after she gave him a ride. The man, Thomas A. Nelson, is a convicted sex offender who is on the sex offender registry. Nelson, 30, of Caledonia, is charged with second-degree sexual assault, strangulation and suffocation, false […]

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Two Cited For Violating Sex Offender Ordinance

After failing to notify police twice that he was living in Caledonia, a sex offender and the woman he was living with have been issued municipal citations for violating the village’s registered sex offender ordinance. Donald Knebel, 60, moved into a residence in the 2700 block of 6 Mile Road. Caledonia Police notified the woman and […]

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Sex Offender Notification Meeting Set, 3 Men To Be Released

Three convicted sex offenders will be released from prison and placed in homes in Racine. Law enforcement officials believe the criminal history the men have puts them in a class where they could re-offend, according to a press release by the Racine Police Department.The public is invited to a sex offender notification meeting set for […]

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