Sex offender being released in Tomah

By: Meghan Kulig Email
By: Meghan Kulig Email

Tomah, Wisc. (NEWS RELEASE) -- The Tomah Police Department is releasing the following information pursuant to Wisconsin State Statutes, 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 the information will enhance public safety, awareness and protection. The individual who appears in this notification has been convicted of a sex offense. This notice is not intended to increase fear; rather, it is our belief an informed public is a safer public.

Sex offenders have always lived in our communities; but it was not until Wisconsin's Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification Laws were 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.

Name: Brian T Vadnais
Age: 53
Race: White
Sex: Male
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 180
Hair: Bald
Eyes: Blue

OFFENDER: The offender who is the subject of this notification is identified as Brian Vadnais. In 1993, he was convicted of 2nd Degree Sexual Assault of a child. In 1994, Vadnais was convicted of First Degree Sexual Assault of a child. Vadnais has served the sentence imposed on him by the courts and has been ordered to be released from the Sand Ridge Secure Treatment Center no later than May 30, 2014.

Vadnais is not under supervision by the Wisconsin Division of Community Corrections. Vadnais is required to register with the Wisconsin Sex Offender Registration Program for life and will be required to wear a global positioning device.

Upon his release, Vadnais will be residing at 1515 Kilbourn Avenue in the City of Tomah.


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