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Convicted sex offender Chagnon set for release in Oneida CountySubmitted: 09/22/2017
Convicted sex offender Chagnon set for release in Oneida County
Lane Kimble
Lane Kimble
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lkimble@wjfw.com

RHINELANDER - A well known sex offender in this area will get out of prison again.  Albert Chagnon, 35, is set to be released into Oneida County on Tuesday.

Chagnon was convicted of child pornography possession in 2003.

He was released in 2014, but soon ended up under arrest again for using newspaper clippings of girls' pictures to make a booklet.  That booklet had more than 270 photos in it, many from the Lakeland Times.


Chagnon appealed his right to keep those pictures and a panel of judges allowed it. However, he was still convicted of violating sex offender laws in 2015.

Chagnon will be on supervised release until 2023. He must register with the state sex offender program through 2025.

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