Sex Offender Release Notification In Barron County, Wisconsin

Barron County Sheriff’s Department Issues Sex Offender Release Notification.

Sex Offender Release Notification In Barron County, Wisconsin

BARRON COUNTY -- The Barron County Sheriff’s Department has announced the release of Shawn T Foss, a convicted sex offender, in accordance with Wisconsin State Statute 301.46. This statute allows law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offender’s release when it is deemed necessary to enhance public safety, awareness, and protection.

Shawn T Foss, a 55-year-old male, has completed his court-imposed sentence for sex offenses, including 1st Degree Sexual Assault of a Child and Exposing Genitals to a Child. His release date is today, March 18, 2024.

Conviction Information

  • Conviction date: 03/30/01 and 09/05/03
    • Conviction: 1st Degree Sexual Assault of Child
  • Conviction date: 09/05/03
    • Conviction: Exposing Genitals to Child

While Foss is not currently wanted by law enforcement, the notification serves to inform rather than instill fear. The Sheriff’s Department emphasizes that an informed public is a safer public.

Addressing the community, the department acknowledges that sex offenders have always been part of communities and underscores the importance of responsible use of this information. Any misuse of the information to threaten, intimidate, or harass registered offenders will not be tolerated and will be treated as a criminal offense.

As part of Foss's conditions of supervision, he must maintain absolute sobriety, comply with GPS requirements, have no contact with minors without supervision, obtain approval for internet access, and fulfill all sex offender registry requirements.

The notification aims to encourage community awareness and collaboration in enhancing public safety. Citizens are urged to share information responsibly and contribute positively to crime prevention efforts.

Shawn T Foss is currently residing at 1464 21st Ave, Rice Lake, WI. The Barron County Sheriff’s Department remains committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of the community.

Last Update: Mar 18, 2024 6:41 am CDT

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