Sex offender released in Janesville
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/.