Convicted Sex Offender To Be Released In Northwoods

May 28, 2013

Dennis Williams
Credit Wi. Department of Corrections registry

Rhinelander police are notifying the public of the release of a convicted sex offender to the community next month.

Police Chief Michael Steffes says 51 year old Dennis Williams will be released from custody this Saturday. He was convicted in July of 1998 of second-degree sexual assault of a child. Williams was sentenced to 15 years for a sexual assault in the Town of Minocqua within 90 days of release from prison by threatening a 14 year old female with a screwdriver.

Williams will be released back to Oneida County, which was his county of residence at the time of his conviction. He is to be released to Community Supervision and supervised by Agents from the Wisconsin Department of Corrections – Probation and Parole Office in Rhinelander.


Williams will be placed on the Intensive Supervision Program and will be subject to the state Electronic Monitoring Program. Williams will be required to register with the Wisconsin Sex Offender Registry Program.