Crime occurs all over the country, including here in Wisconsin. A middle school teacher, who also doubled as a volleyball coach, has recently quit his job. The reason may shock many residents here in the state, but it is important to remember that there are only allegations at this time and that the man has not been convicted of sex crimes thus far. However, he has been charged by police for sexual assault of a minor.
Laws on marijuana vary significantly from state to state, and it is not uncommon to hear about states changing their marijuana laws. While current laws in Wisconsin legalize some medicinal marijuana use, possessing and cultivating marijuana is still illegal and so is trafficking. However, there are those who believe the current penalties for drug charges relating to marijuana possession are excessive.
Considering all the crimes of which people are accused, sex crimes likely carry the biggest social stigma. Even long before any charges are filed, suggestions or suspicions reported in the media can cause the alleged offender to be at a significant disadvantage. A 25-year-old female teacher at a Wisconsin school has been suspended after allegations related to sex crimes were made.
When it comes to sex crimes, there are a variety of accusations that could manifest. They could include anything from inappropriate touching to unwanted sexual intercourse. With today's society, media outlets help the news of sex crimes travel rapidly, which has the ability to complicate the entire case for the accused individual. It may even make it difficult for a fair trial, particularly when the accused is a person of authority. This may be the case with a jailer here in Wisconsin.
Being employed as a teacher is not always easy. Those entering the profession don't necessarily think of the potential disadvantages that could present themselves. Sadly, a disgruntled student making accusations of sex crimes against a teacher is a scenario that occurs more often than many of us might believe.
When a person is accused of a sex crime, there are many obstacles in front of him or her. This will likely stand true for a Wisconsin man who is currently facing two felony charges for sex crimes. The 26-year-old man's troubles began when he was pulled over by local law enforcement in Jan. 2014 on suspicion of drinking and driving.
Sexting is a new term for many Wisconsin residents and parents. It has only been around for a few years, but it is growing quickly in popularity, especially among minors. Despite what many parents believe, no one is too young to be charged with sexting-related sex crimes in the United States.
A former parochial school principal was due back in court this week for a preliminary hearing after being charged with four counts of causing a child over the age of 13 to view or listen to sexual activity in Winnebago County.
A Wisconsin man was arrested and tentatively charged with battery and fourth degree sexual assault after an incident at Gov. Scott Walker's inaugural ball on Monday night.
The online world has brought about many opportunities for society. Along with these opportunities have also come new forms of crime and related laws governing them. In Wisconsin, Internet crimes can target different groups or types of activities. One area of cyber crime involves sex crimes against children. It can be important to understand how the state of Wisconsin classifies different online sex crimes.