Monday, October 1, 2012
Waukesha man living on White Rock Avenue punched, kicked and sexually assaulted woman at his apartment, criminal complaint alleges.
A 44-year-old Waukesha man is facing allegations that he spent the past week kicking, punching, fondling and sexually assaulting a woman he lived with in a White Rock Avenue apartment. Police were notified about a possible domestic disturbance on Friday by the Waukesha County Mental Health Department, which prompted the investigation at the apartment. Steven L. Wagner is charged with third-degree sexual assault-domestic abuse, felony intimidation of a victim-domestic abuse, two counts of fourth-degree sexual assault-domestic abuse and two counts of battery-domestic abuse. He faces up to 23 years in prison, if convicted of the charges. Bail was set Monday at $500. According to the complaint filed Monday in Waukesha Circuit Court: Officers …
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Former owner of bar and restaurant faces up to 40 years in prison if convicted in the July 2011 incident.
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Thursday, September 20, 2012
A failed Waukesha restaurateur is facing charges after he was accused of sexually assaulting a woman inside the bar and restaurant that was located in The Clarke Hotel. Ramon A. Mitre Hernandez, 30, of Waukesha, was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court on Thursday with one count of second-degree sexual assault. If convicted, he faces up to 40 years in prison and $100,000 in fines. It isn't the first time the owner of D Mo's, which shut down in 2011 following legal and financial troubles for Hernandez. According to the criminal complaint: On July 31, 2011, a 28-year-old woman and her friends went to D Mo’s, 314 W. Main St., to eat at the establishment. Hernandez was there at the time and they all had drinks until some of the people …
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Waukesha man accused of attempting to rape a coworker in a park and ride lot adjacent to the popular New Berlin restaurant, according to a criminal complaint.
A 22-year-old cook at Quaker Steak and Lube in New Berlin is facing charges alleging he tried to rape a coworker in a nearby parking lot after a shift at work. Jesus D. Garcia Castaneda, of Waukesha, was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court on Monday with one count of second-degree sexual assault. If convicted, he faces up to 40 years in prison and $100,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On Sunday, the victim was working at the restaurant, then had drinks at the bar after her shift ended. The woman, who left around 11 p.m., began walking toward a nearby park and ride lot where she had parked her car. Garcia Castaneda began to walk with her. The two were parked next to each other and once the victim got to her van, she …
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Wayne D. Herbes, 56, is accused of taking naked pictures of the victim and touching her inappropriately on several occasions, according to a criminal complaint.
A 56-year-old Hartland man, who previously lived in Waukesha, is facing charges after he allegedly sexually assaulted a young girl inside a Waukesha home on multiple occasions in 2011. Wayne D. Herbes was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court on Thursday with three count of first-degree sexual assault of a child less than 13 years old. If convicted, he faces up to 180 years in prison. According to the criminal complaint: An 8-year-old girl was interviewed by Waukesha police officers in December 2011, where she told them Herbes had assaulted her on several occasions in the summer of 2011 inside his home in the 1300 block of East North Avenue in Waukesha. The girl said the first incident took place while she was waiting to take a shower …
Friday, June 15, 2012
Waukesha man will proceed to trial after picking up 13-year-old Muskego boy and performing sexual acts with him in the park in a case that has caused a social networking website to partially suspend operations.
A Waukesha man accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old Muskego boy he met on a dating web site will proceed to trial. Daniel R. Schmidt, 21, waived his preliminary hearing Friday in Milwaukee County Circuit Court on one count of second-degree sexual assault of a child. Schmidt, who is free on $5,000 bail, went past reporters before and after the hearing without answering questions, but his attorney, Jonathan LaVoy, said he hopes to work out a resolution with prosecutors as the case proceeds. LaVoy said it has been a difficult time for Schmidt, but he has a very strong family to support him. “He’s troubled,” LaVoy said. “He’s a young man with some issues.” According to the criminal complaint, Schmidt met the victim on a website …
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Waukesha man who was caught assaulting 13-year-old boy, met him on Skout.com, which has since decided to no longer cater to minors.
A meet-up site with a teen community section has decided to suspend access to its teenage users after one too many connections ended up in sexual assaults of minors. The most recent involved 21-year-old Daniel R. Schmidt of Waukesha, who posed as a 16-year-old on the forum. He arranged to pick up a 13-year-old boy in Muskego, who had sent pictures of his naked genitals to Schmidt and the two eventually arranged to meet, according to the criminal complaint. "We know how much Skout means to our teen community, and, at Skout, our community means everything to us," Skout CEO Christian Wiklund wrote in a blog post. "For now, we believe that there’s only one thing we can do: until we can design better protections, we are temporarily shutting …
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Suspect is caught with the boy when a woman is walking her dog and sees the two, according to a criminal complaint.
A 21-year-old Waukesha man is facing charges after he posed as a teenager on a social media website so he could meet up for a sexual rendezvous with a 13-year-old boy at a Hales Corners park, according to a criminal complaint. Daniel R. Schmidt was charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court on Tuesday with one count of second-degree sexual assault of a child. If convicted, he faces up to 40 years in prison and $100,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: Schmidt met the victim on a website called skout.com, where he posed as a 16-year-old in order to gain access to the younger age group where he met the 13-year-old. The teen sent pictures of his naked genitals to Schmidt and the two eventually arranged to meet. On Saturday, …
Friday, April 13, 2012
Female inmate says another inmate grabbed her crotch while she was trying to listen to music, according to criminal complaint.
A Waukesha County Jail inmate is facing charges alleging she sexually assaulted another inmate. Danielle Y. Neal, 43, of Kenosha, was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court Thursday with one count of fourth-degree sexual assault. If convicted, she faces up to nine months in prison and $10,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On Tuesday, the 24-year-old victim was sitting in a dayroom area of the jail and listening to music with an ear bud in her ear, when Neal came up, grabbed the ear bud and pressed her hand against the woman’s crotch. She pushed away Neal’s hand and said “don’t,” to which Neal replied that she hadn’t done anything and walked away. The victim said Neal had made comments in the past about being her …
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Authorities say 24-year-old mother of three treated 13-year-old like a boyfriend.
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- Joe Petrie
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
A Sussex woman accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy on several occasions last year was released from custody Wednesday on a $100,000 signature bond. Brittany Barcus, 24, made her initial appearance in Waukesha County Circuit Court on three counts of sexually assaulting a child under 16 years of age. Because she faces more than 100 years in prison if convicted, Court Commissioner Laura Lau said either a high cash bail or signature bond signed by both Barcus and a co-signer are needed. Related video: FOX6 News talks to neighbor Barcus’ mother co-signed the $100,000 signature bond shortly after the hearing in order to keep her daughter out of jail while awaiting trial. According to the criminal complaint: Barcus had sex with the …
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Suspect, 19, was investigated for inappropriate touching when he was in high school, according to the criminal complaint.
A 19-year-old University of Wisconsin-Waukesha student is facing multiple charges for allegedly sexually assaulting several young children. Charles C. Waite, of Waukesha, was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court Wednesday with five counts of first degree sexual assault of a child under 13 years old. If convicted, he faces up to 300 years in prison. According to criminal complaint, officers were called to investigate a sexual assault of a 5-year-old girl in Town of Waukesha who told investigators she was inappropriately touched by Waite at another child’s birthday party. The victim alleged Waite also continued to touch her even though she said to stop. She then told investigators Waite had touched her another time when she was 4 years …