A community notification meeting is being held in the town of Westport tonight, concerning the release of two sex offenders. Both men will be residing at a residence on River Road. Steven Howell and Waylon Redding each served time for mulitple convictions of sexually assaulting a child. Tonights meeting is at 6:30 at Dane County's law enforcement center on highway 19.
The Dane County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the following information pursuant to Wisconsin State
Statute 301.46(2m) which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offender’s
release when; in the discretion of the agency, the release of information will enhance public safety,
awareness and protection. The individual who appears on this notification has been convicted of sex
offenses. Further, his criminal history places him in a classification level, which reflects the potential to
This offender has served the incarceration sentence imposed on him by the courts. He is NOT wanted by
the police at this time.
This notification is not intended to increase fear, rather, it is our belief that an
informed public is a safer public.
Sex offenders have always lived in our communities; but it was not until Act 440 was enacted that law
enforcement is able to share this information with the community. Citizen abuse of this information to
threaten, intimidate or harass registered sex offenders will NOT be tolerated.
Waylon M. Redding
was released from prison in February 2013. Redding has a conviction in 1999 for
Second Degree Sexual Assault of a Child and another conviction in 1999 for Second Degree Sexual
Assault of a Child.
Name: Waylon M. Redding
will be residing at 6073 River Rd #4, in the Town of Westport. Redding is a lifetime
registrant of the Wisconsin Sex Offender Registration Program.
Additional Sex Offender Information:
As of the date of this bulletin, there are over 20,000 sex offenders who have registered as required in the
State of Wisconsin. There are over 5,000 sex offenders on probation or parole throughout the State
Approximately 625 of these are registered to Dane County Addresses.