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Sex offender to reside in Menomonie

Dunn County Sheriff Dennis Smith 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 moving or movement into the County; in the discretion of the agency, the release of information will enhance public safety, awareness and protection. The individual who appears on this notification has been convicted of sex offenses. Further, his criminal history places him in a classification level, which reflects the potential to re-offend.

This offender has served the incarceration sentence imposed on him by the courts. He is NOT wanted by the police at this time. This notification is not intended to increase fear; rather, it is our belief that an informed public is a safer public.

Sex offenders have always lived in our communities; but it was not until Act 440 was enacted that allowed law enforcement to share this information with the community. Citizen abuse of this information to threaten, intimidate or harass registered sex offenders will NOT be tolerated.

Kerry A. Abbott will be moving to Dunn County on June 1, 2015 and reside at N801 420th Street  Menomonie, WI. He will be working at his family farm located at N753 STH 25 Menomonie, WI. He has been convicted of Ist Degree Sexual Assault. He is on a lifetime global positioning system monitoring program and will be intensely supervised by the Department of Corrections. Questions may be directed to Probation & Parole Agent Melinda Brunk at 715-232-5205 or Field Supervisor Cherise Nielsen at 715-232-5210.

Abbott’s date of birth is 10/29/1958. He is white, 5’10”, 260 lbs. with brown hair and hazel eyes.

Abbott needs to comply with all supervision rules and is a lifetime registrant of the Wisconsin Sex Offender Registration Program.

As of the date of this bulletin, there are over 21,000 sex offenders who have registered as required in the State of Wisconsin. There are over 5,000 sex offenders on probation or parole throughout the State.