Wisconsin School District Official Charged with Sex Crime

Posted on February 3rd, 2011 No Comments

School District Superintendent in Wisconsin has been charged with a child sex crime.

According to officials with the New Holstein Police Department, 54 year-old administrator Christopher Nelson is facing a charge of using a computer to facilitate a child sex crime. If convicted, he faces a maximum of 40 years in prison. The criminal complaint states Nelson corresponded with an undercover officer who was posing as a 15 year-old boy. The officer responded to a post by Nelson on Craigslist.

According to the complaint, several e-mails went back and forth in June 2010 and Nelson contacted the officer using instant messenger on December 30. A search warrant affidavit shows Nelson asked the undercover officer to meet him for sex in downtown Milwaukee. The meeting was set up for January 19. Detectives saw Nelson’s vehicle traveling towards the meeting location on the 19th and notified all other units. Once a positive identification was made, a traffic stop was conducted.

Milwaukee police say nelson admitted he was chatting with a 15 year-old boy. He also admitted to having images of child pornography on his laptop.

If you need assistance in the realm of sex crime law, please contact the Massachusetts sex crimes lawyer James Powderly by calling 508-343-0676.

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