The owner of a Milwaukee area daycare was arrested this week after authorities say sexual abuse occurred between two children at the center. Although the woman is not accused of committing a sexual act against a child, she is accused of covering up the abuse that was allegedly committed at her daycare.
When a person is convicted of a crime, they might have the option to appeal their case. These appeals can be dependent on a number of things, including what happened in their first case. Sometimes a person's evidence in a case is ignored, or not allowed into the court case, when it should have been. This can be a reason for an appeal.
A man was recently arrested after police say that the man tried to entice a child for sex on the Internet. Police say they posed as a 15-year-old boy on the Internet, and later arrested the man. The man was a reportedly a director of a school district's food system.
Guidelines are put in place to help judges sentence people after they are convicted of a crime. These guidelines help maintain fairness from one person to the next, hopefully preventing one person from being sentenced longer than what is fair. According to the U.S. Sentencing Commission, which conducted a study for Congress, 84 percent of people sentenced for child pornography in 2004 were sentenced within guidelines. In 2011, the number that were sentenced within guidelines was only half of all those convicted.
Criminal charges can be very difficult to handle for all those involved. When a person is arrested for the first time, they might not know how the criminal justice system works. This can lead to confusion and sometime harm a person's case. While a person might be facing charges, it doesn't mean they are guilty of the crime they are accused of. A prosecution will try to prove the person is guilty and the person has the right to defend themselves.
A man was accused and convicted of sexual assault last week. According to a report, the man was a U.S. Marshal and is currently two years into an eight-year sentence for another similar sex crime conviction in Milwaukee. The jury that convicted the man believed that he sexually assaulted a woman in 2009 and took photos of her without permission.
Many times people are accused of crimes but authorities are making these accusations without enough evidence to convict a person. Sometimes a person might plead no contest, as not to admit guilt. Under a plea agreement, a Milwaukee man has received a deferred sentence for sexual assault charges. The man was accused of sexually assaulting a woman who he had hired as an intern. In addition to sexual assault, the man was charges with animal abuse charges.
A man from Milwaukee was recently arrested on sex crime charges after a sting operation. A country deputy found an advertisement on Craigslist allegedly seeking a partner for sex acts. The deputy then posed as a 15-year-old girl and responded to the online solicitation.
Two women in the Milwaukee area are accusing a man of sexual assault. The man was charged last week with two counts of fourth-degree sexual assault. According to a report, the man allegedly tried talking the two women, both at separate times, and then touched them inappropriately. Both women reported the man to police.
Police say that a man arrested earlier this month might be linked to more than one crime. The man is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a Milwaukee bus stop. Police are looking into whether the man might be linked to other reports of assaults at bus stops around the area. Investigators say the man was arrested after police identified him as the suspect on a bus.