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Posted on: May 30, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Release of Sex Offender to Stevens Point Area: Andrew Polson

A Sex Offender was released in the Stevens Point area on May 21. Andrew C. Polson was convicted of Child Pornography by Means of a Computer, completed his required sentence, and will be released under the supervision of the Dept. of Corrections.

A Sex Offender was released in the Stevens Point area on May 21. Andrew C. Polson has been convicted of Transporting and Shipping Child Pornography in Interstate Commerce by Means of a Computer, has completed his required sentence, and was released from prison under the supervision of the Department of Corrections.

The Stevens Point Police Department is releasing the attached information pursuant to Wisconsin 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. The individual who appears on this notification has been convicted of a sex offense.

This sex offender has served the 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 the Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification Law was enacted that law enforcement was able to share this information with the community. Citizen abuse of this information to threaten, intimidate or harass registered sex offenders will not be tolerated.

Please feel free to call Sgt. Timothy Davy at 715-346-1519 with any questions you may have.

See the Complete Release Notification
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