Author Archives: Julia Hunter

Former priest accused of molesting young boys arrested following records request

HAYWARD – Eight years after the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a former Catholic priest accused of molesting at least three boys in the 1980s, he has been arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a child. The charges came two weeks after USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin filed an open records request with Sawyer County District Attorney Bruce Poquette. Because of…

Ozaukee County Judge sues chief judge amid open records dispute

WAUKESHA – Ozaukee County Judge Joe Voiland, whose 2016 misconduct claims against county court officials led to two investigations, has filed a lawsuit against another judge in the latest twist to the bizarre courthouse saga, Eric Litke of the (Appleton) Post-Crescent has reported. A 15-month state Department of Justice inquiry ended abruptly in September 2017 when Voiland stopped cooperating. Chief…