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.
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.
In Wisconsin, operating a vehicle while intoxicated (OWI) is considered a serious offense, especially when those accused are repeat offenders. Recently, a Wisconsin man was charged with his ninth OWI offense, according to authorities.
The accusation of possessing child pornography is treated very seriously in Wisconsin. For individuals convicted of a prior sex charge, the allegation can be even more grave. In fact, anyone convicted of a sexually related crime for the second time may face life in prison. Additionally, an individual who has committed a sexual offense involving a minor may face a sentence that's even more harsh. These circumstances apply directly to a Wisconsin Rapids man who is currently facing possible indictment for internet sex crimes and the sexual exploitation of a child.
The state of Wisconsin maintains that any person who possesses images of children engaged in sexual activity has committed a crime. The sexual exploitation of a child through the possession of child pornography is considered a Class I felony. A 28-year-old Appleton, Wisconsin man will learn firsthand how serious accusations of this nature are following his recent arrest in Outagamie County.
In difficult economic times when unemployment rates are high, people may be tempted to find alternative ways to obtain money, including theft. However, allegations of this nature are not taken lightly by Wisconsin courts. One woman from Mequon, Wisconsin, is experiencing this firsthand after being charged with theft in two counties.
Accusations of sexual assault can be devastating for those accused. Individuals facing these charges can face years in prison if convicted, especially if they have been accused of more than one count of the crime. Not only could an individual be facing prison time, but because of the way society perceives those accused or convicted of sex offenses, the accusations could also affect future employment prospects and numerous other aspects of their lives.