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UPDATE: Missing sex offender located in Prairie du Chien


PRAIRIE DU CHIEN (WKOW) -- A Prairie du Chien convicted sex offender police say was missing since Sunday has been located.

A Crawford County Deputy apprehended Tyler near Dutch Ridge Road and Biederman Hollow around 8 p.m. Monday night.

Police in Prairie du Chien were trying to arrest Tyler for violating his parole when they realized he was missing this weekend.


Prairie du Chien (WKOW) --- A Prairie du Chien sex offender is missing after police found his ankle monitoring device cut off on the floor of his home Sunday.

Police attempted a Probation and Parole arrest Sunday night at 517 East Blackhawk Avenue in Prairie du Chien.

After no answer at the door, police gained access and found the device on the floor.

A nationwide alert was sent electronically immediately after finding the device.

The subject Willard D. Tyler, 46, male, white, 5'08", 180lbs is a registered violent sex offender and was released to Prairie du Chien in 2011.

If you see Tyler please call law enforcement immediately.

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