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Registered sex offender lives on 11th Street

In accordance with state statute, the Hudson Police Department is informing the public that a sex offender is living in Hudson.

William Antonie Dontae Meadows is living at 701 11th St. S. He has been convicted of a sex offense and has a history of sexual contact with adult female victims. According to information from the police, Meadows did not know his victims and broke into their homes to assault them.

The HPD has scheduled a community notification meeting to be held in the Hudson High School auditorium, 1501 Vine St., on Wednesday, July 23, at 6 p.m. Members of the Hudson Police Department, along with members of the Department of Corrections, and other public officials, will present information and answer specific questions. Because of the subject matter of this meetinq, the police ask that only adults attend.

According to information provided by police, Meadows has served his sentence and is not wanted by police at this time. He is not on probation or parole, but his criminal history places him in a classification level that reflects the potential to re-offend.

The police information bulletin goes on to say:

"Sex offenders have always lived in our communities, but it was not until the Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification Law was enacted that law enforcement was able to share this information with the community. Citizen abuse of this information to threaten, intimidate or harass registered offenders will NOT be tolerated and will be considered a criminal offense.

"As a community, this notification meeting provides us with an opportunity to work together by sharing information to enhance the public safety by increasing community awareness regarding this offender and offering positive crime prevention suggestions."

For more information, contact the Hudson Police Department at (715) 386-4771.