Bob Peterson, supervised release coordinator for the state public defender’s office, told the Associated Press that Rhymes' case isn't unique.“The problem is endemic right now,” Peterson said. Town of Oakland Chairperson Eugene Kapsner said two Milwaukee County judges, when ruling on the placements, violated the town's ordinance that restricts where sex offenders can live. 20 next door to a house with two teenage girls and within 1,000 feet of a playground, he said. If a sex offender can't be placed back into their original community, they should stay in prison."We just got two of the worst kind of sex offenders placed in Jefferson County," Kapsner said.
The bill also would require sex offenders to be placed in their original communities.
"I think sex offenders should be placed where they are from, period," Kleefisch said.
Others may be guilty of some wrongdoing, but perhaps not the specific and more serious charge they face.
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Rick Gudex, R-Fond du Lac."I think that public meeting (in Eldorado Dec. This has come up since Milwaukee’s city ordinance was passed” in 2014.
7) had everything to do with why that person wasn't put here in Fond du Lac County," Gudex said. It was good to have them voice their opinion."RELATED: Judge opposes Eldorado sex offender placement Town of Eldorado Chairperson Gary Miller said Rhymes, technically, could still be placed in Eldorado, but the chances are extremely slim. In the Town of Oakland in Jefferson County, two violent sex offenders from Milwaukee County were placed at the same residence in August.
Wisconsin communities are in the cross hairs of state officials looking to place violent Milwaukee sex offenders in communities in which they never resided.
It's a problem brought on by strict rules in Milwaukee that limit where sex offenders can live.
The Town of Eldorado board approved an ordinance ahead of the emotionally charged meeting Dec.