Registered sex offender living in Ashland

Authorities in Ashland are notifying the public of a convicted sex offender has been released into the community.

The Sheriff’s Office says 40-year-old Robin J. Zakovec now lives in the 1900 block of 3rd St. in Ashland. Zakovec was convicted of 2nd Degree Sexual Assault of a Child in 2003, and possession of child pornography in 2019.

Authorities say Zakovec remains under close supervision of local probation agents, and is required to follow specific and detailed rules laid out by the Department of Corrections. He is not allowed to have unsupervised contact with minors, no contact with victims, is not allowed to consume drugs, and has lifetime registration to the Wisconsin Sex Offender Registration Program.

The Ashland County Sheriff’s Office says if you observe Zakovec engaged in an activity that may violate the terms of his probation rules or may be in violation of the law, please contact the Ashland County Department of Corrections Probation Office at 715-682-7246.