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17 Arrested for Internet Crimes Against Children

By: WSAW Staff/ Associated Press Email
By: WSAW Staff/ Associated Press Email

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- An online investigation by state and local authorities in northeastern Wisconsin has resulted in 17 arrests for crimes against children.

Below is a list of arrested individuals and charges resulting from the operation:

•Charles Zimmerman (DOB 3/19/1976), Arrested 3/12/2013 in Madison, Charged with Trafficking of a Child

•Timothy M. Marking (DOB 7/15/1963), Arrested 3/12/2013 in Madison, Charged with Trafficking of a Child and Child Enticement

•Matthew J. Micksch (DOB 7/17/1986), Arrested 3/12/2013 in Green Bay, Charged with Child Enticement

•Benjamin W. Lahti (DOB 5/4/1988), Arrested 3/12/2013 in Minocqua, Charged with Use of a Computer to Facilitate a Child Sex Crime, Exposing a Child to Harmful Materials and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

•Marc S. Marion (DOB 7/13/1958), Arrested 3/13/2013 in Madison, Charged with Use of a Computer to Facilitate a Child Sex Crime;

•Jeremy W. Stegall (DOB 1/14/1984), Arrested 3/13/2013 in Madison, Charged with Use of a Computer to Facilitate a Child Sex Crime

•Douglas Crueger (DOB 6/5/1968), Arrested 3/13/2013 in Madison, Tentatively Charged with Solicitation of a Prostitute

•William C. Ward (DOB 5/28/1985), Arrested 3/13/2012 in Green Bay, Charged with Trafficking of a Child

•Phillip Waller (DOB 8/10/1976), Arrested 3/13/2013 in Wausau, Charged with Use of a Computer to Facilitate a Child Sex Crime

•Craig R. Nelson (DOB 10/30/1978), Arrested 3/13/2013 in Green Bay, Charged with Trafficking of a Child, Possession of THC and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

•Joshua J. Fumelle (DOB 3/21/1989), Arrested 3/13/2013 in Green Bay, Charged with Use of a Computer to Facilitate a Child Sex Crime and Child Enticement

•Daniel W. Moctezuma (DOB 2/25/1974), Arrested 3/14/2013 in Kenosha, Charged with Use of a Computer to Facilitate a Child Sex Crime, Child Enticement and Second Degree Sexual Assault of Child

•Mark A. Randall (DOB 11/20/1970), Arrested 3/14/2013 in Appleton, Charged with Trafficking of a Child, Child Enticement and Resisting or Obstructing an Officer

•Timothy J. Belz (DOB 9/5/1994), Arrested 3/14/2013 in Madison, Tentatively Charged with Use of a Computer to Facilitate a Child Sex Crime and Solicitation of a Prostitute

•Ryan D. Gleason (DOB 10/24/1991), Arrested 3/14/2013 in Green Bay, Tentatively Charged with Use of a Computer to Facilitate a Child Sex Crime

•Jeffery D. Vadnais-Speck (DOB 10/16/1985), Arrested 3/14/2013 in Shawano, Charged with Use of a Computer to Facilitate a Child Sex Crime

•Michael R. Wenzel (DOB 12/16/1947), Arrested 3/14/2013 in Green Bay, Charged with Use of a Computer to Facilitate a Child Sex Crime

The Brown County and Door County sheriffs led the investigation with assistance from the state Division of Criminal Investigation and 12 other law enforcement agencies. Authorities say the investigation targeted online predators who solicit children for sex crimes.

The 3-day investigation was conducted last week.


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