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3 sex offenders moving to Superior, community meeting scheduled

SUPERIOR, WI — Three registered sex offenders are being released into the Superior community, and police say they will host a community meeting for concerned neighbors.

Police say the meeting will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10 in the Council Chambers at the Douglas County Government Center.

All three sex offenders will live at the Transitional Living Place, also known as the TLP House, in Superior.

A Special Bulletin Notice has been issued for two of the offenders, Phillip Bacon, 43, and Steven Metzig, 28.

The third offender, Michael Garcia, 40, is not subject to a Special Bulletin Notice.

Police say Bacon will be released on July 19, and Metzig and Garcia will be released on July 23.

According to police, Garcia was convicted in California of a Lewd Act with a Child by Force/Fear in November of 2000. He was also convicted of 2nd Degree Sexual Assault of a Child in August of 1994 in Bayfield County.

Police say Bacon was convicted in Douglas County Court of False Imprisonment in December of 2002, as well as 1st Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety, Felon Possessing a Firearm, Failure to update Sex Offender Information, Bail Jumping, Battery, Contempt of Court and Possession of methamphetamine.

Bacon will be using GPS tracking for the rest of his life.

Metzig was convicted in Douglas County of Sexual Assault of a Child in November 2013 and October of 2014, where he used verbal coercion and/or threats and hands-on force with a juvenile female relative.

Metzig will also be on lifetime GPS tracking.

Krystal Frasier

Social Media and Digital Content Manager

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