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Sex offender released in Janesville

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Gazette Staff
May 13, 2008
— Janesville police are notifying the public of a convicted sex offender’s release into the community from the Rock Valley Community Programs halfway house.

Kenneth G. Ashmore, 45, was released Monday from the Rock Valley facility between Beloit and Janesville, according to a Janesville police news release. He has established residence in the 400 block of South River Street.


Ashmore is white, 5-feet, 8-inches tall, 190 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes. He will be supervised by the Department of Corrections until May 2017 with the following restrictions:


-- No contact with minors


-- Cannot consume alcohol or illegal drugs


-- Life registration with the sex offender registry


-- Lifetime GPS monitoring


-- Subject to random visits by department of corrections


-- Must avoid schools, parks and daycare centers


Ashmore’s criminal history includes convictions of first-degree sexual assault of a child in 1995 and 1996. Ashmore assaulted three young girls—all of whom he knew—ranging in age from 7 to 10. Ashmore was sentenced to 20 years in state prison, of which he served 11 years.


Current sex offender information is available at www.offender.doc.wi.us/public/.



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