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Sex offender being released Monday

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Gazette Staff
February 11, 2009
— A sex offender is being released from prison Monday and will be placed at the Rock Valley Correctional Facility, the Rock County Sheriff’s Office announced.

The facility is the old Caravilla Nursing Home at 203 Sunny Lane between Beloit and Janesville.


Benjamin F. Markley III, 38, is a former Janesville resident. He was convicted in Illinois in 2003 of aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a 13-year-old girl and in Rock County in 2007 of possession of child pornography.


Markley is to have no unsupervised contact with minors. He is not to consume alcohol or drugs or enter bars or liquor stores and is to have no contact with the victim. He also must cooperate with electronic monitoring and comply with all requirements and be a lifetime registrant of the Wisconsin Sex Offender Registration Program.


To access information on state sex offenders, log onto offender.doc.state.wi.us/public.

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