DHS Withdraws Request To Place Man In Eldorado
du Lac County District Attorney Eric Toney has announced that the Department of
Health Services submitted a letter to the court requesting to withdraw their
supervised release plan filed with
violent sex offender in the Town of
indicated in a letter to the court that “matters outside of our control have
led to this placement no longer being viable” referring to a recently passed
ordinance in the Town of Eldorado and public opposition. DHS is requesting an additional 90 days to
find housing for Clinton A. Rhymes. He
was convicted of a violent sexual assault and attempted homicide in 1998 and
sentenced to 26 years in prison. He became eligible for supervised release in
2014 and restrictive ordinances in
to order a statewide placement for Rhymes.
DHS proposed a placement in Eldorado even though Rhymes had no
connection to the
or Eldorado communities.