Sex Offender Arrested At Party with Children After Allegedly Removing Electronic Monitor

KENOSHA, WI (WLIP)–A registered sex offender was arrested in Kenosha after apparently cutting off his electronic monitoring device and then fleeing from police.

Officers received a tip that the subject was at a party in the 5900 block of 18th Avenue around 6:15 PM on Saturday.

There were reportedly children present at the party.

Officers were able to verify the tip and found the person at the party.

The 35 year old Racine man fled on foot.

Once officers caught up with him he allegedly fought them and resisted arrest.

He was eventually taken into custody.

Officers requested mutual aid from other departments due to the large crowd that had gathered.