The Richland County Sheriff’s Department in cooperation with the Richland County Sex Offender Notification Team is releasing the following information pursuant to Wisconsin State Statute 301.46(2m) which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offender’s release when, in the discretion of the agency, the release of information will enhance public safety, awareness and protection.
In December of 2013 a Richland County Jury determined that John A. Elder, 43, of Richland Center, no longer met the criteria of a civil commitment under Wisconsin’s sexually violent person’s law. After the trial Elder was released from Sand Ridge Secure Treatment Facility in Mauston, Wisconsin and moved to the Green Bay area. [Read more…]