Sex Offender Being Released in Wood County

Scott Lee/submitted photo

On 06/01/97, Wisconsin State Statute §301.45 – the Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification Law came into effect. Prior to this legislation, individuals similar to the one listed in this bulletin, were being released into communities with only law enforcement agencies being notified.

Based on this new law, the Wood County Sheriff’s Department, along with the Department of Corrections and in conjunction with the Wood County Sex Offender Classification Review Team, is authorized to provide the following information to select areas of the community.

Based on this law, neighbors, schools, and businesses in the vicinity of the residence of this offender are being notified via this bulletin.

Effective on June 30, 2022 the subject will be residing at 5055 Knuth Rd, in the town of Sigel:

Scott M. Lee
Age: 51
Male /White
Height: 6’03”
Weight: 179#
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Tattoo: None

Lee was convicted of First Degree Sexual Assault of a Child and Second Degree Sexual Assault of a Child in 1994, in Wood County.

Offender Summary:
Lee has been designated as a Level 3 Sex Offender. This is the highest classification of notification level in so far as a potential threat or danger to the community at large. The criminal history involving the convictions of Lee indicates he offended against minor female acquaintances. The offending behavior included substance use.

Lee will be residing at 5055 Knuth Rd. in the town of Sigel. He has a lifetime GPS monitor, which is in place. Please note: State law forbids the harassment of released Sex Offenders.

Please understand that the Department of Health Services, the Department of Corrections, and the Wood County Sheriff’s Department want to ensure a safe community, but we also understand the reality that people are released from prison and must be incorporated back into the community.

If you have questions about this bulletin or the situation in your community, please contact the Department of Corrections – Sex Offender Registry at (608) 240-5830.

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