A Wisconsin resident is facing a variety of drug-related charges after being arrested as part of what was said to be a month-long investigation into claimed illegal drug distribution in Janesville's Fourth Ward District.
Residents of Stevens Point, Wisconsin may have been surprised to learn that sexual assault allegation have been brought against a local teacher. The 39-year-old Stevens Point teacher was charged in court after authorities said he began sexually assaulting a teenage girl shortly after the death of his wife. The man was a technology education teacher at Stevens Point Area Senior High.
Sometimes a local newspaper article may make a small crime appear larger than it really is. This is often because the article's primary source is a law enforcement officer, a detective or a press release from the police department. That may be the case with an instance of alleged identity theft that took place in Oregon recently, leading to the arrest of a Wisconsin man.
Sexual assault charges have been filed against a Wisconsin prison chaplain after a hostage situation with an inmate was said to be an elaborate hoax. Appointed in 2001 amid controversy, the 52-year-old she was the first Wiccan prison chaplain in the state. Now she is accused of sexual assault by correctional staff, delivery of Schedule I or II narcotics and delivering illegal articles to an inmate. If convicted she could be sentenced to more than 58 years in prison, along with fines totaling $160,000.
Can a drug trafficking charge in Wisconsin stick against a person who tries to board a plane with $24,000 in cash? That's what happened in the case of a 20-year-old man who planned to board a plane for San Francisco in September. When he went through security, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) technology detected abnormalities in his luggage. The officials searched his suitcase and found the cash.