A 22-year-old man and his wife, also 22, are facing multiple drug charges. These include maintaining a drug trafficking vehicle, possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and possession of THC. In addition, the husband also faces a second and subsequent charge for possession of THC as well as two counts on a felony bail jumping charge.
Closing arguments and a verdict are expected today in the trial of a 45-year-old West Allis man who is accused of multiple sex crimes against children. The charges against the man include 25 felony counts, including child enticement, use of a computer to facilitate a sex crime and sexual assault of a child.
A 50-year-old North Riverside, Illinois, man who was staying in a hotel in Madison for an annual Epic users get-together was charged on May 16 with three counts of possessing underage pornography. The charges stemmed from an incident in which pornographic images were allegedly discovered on the man's phone after he reportedly forgot to take his phone with him when he left the hotel room.
A retired instructional program manager from the University of Wisconsin Extension is facing five years in prison for sexual exploitation of a child along with concurrent five-year sentences for possession of underage pornography. He was sentenced in court on May 12. The charges against the 77-year-old man from Sun Prairie stemmed from charges that the man possessed underage pornography, which he allegedly shared with other individuals on the Internet.
A 23-year-old man from Milwaukee who allegedly led police on an automobile and foot chase after realizing he was part of a police drug sting faces multiple drug charges, including four of delivery of heroin.
Sheriff's deputies from Sawyer County, Wisconsin, recently arrested a 56-year-old Stoddard man after learning that he was allegedly operating a pot manufacturing and trafficking business at a home within the city limits of Hayward.
A 22-year-old man and his 52-year-old male counterpart who are both facing charges for alleged human trafficking and sexual assault, were scheduled to appear in court on Friday for their initial hearings. The 22-year-old man has been charged with being party to the crime of second degree sexual assault and trafficking of a child, while the 52-year-old man faces similar charges of being party to a second degree sexual assault, sex with a child 16 or older and soliciting a child for prostitution.
A 36-year-old Illinois man charged with hiding a corpse and first-degree intentional homicide has pleaded not guilty for allegedly killing a 14-year-old girl back in 1997. According to Racine news, the charges stemmed from a recent match of the man's fingerprints with latent fingerprints that were reportedly recovered from a plastic garbage bag that was used to asphyxiate the teenager. This bag was found on the girl's head when her body was discovered in a marsh in the Karcher Wildlife Area.
A 25-year-old Spencer man who has been charged with five felony counts of sexual assault of a student by school staff is scheduled to appear in court on May 22 for a preliminary hearing. The man, who was employed as an Abbotsford math teacher until his resignation in January, is accused of allegedly sexually assaulting two 17-year-old students during the last few months of 2013.