Adams Co. Man Convicted of Child Sexual Assault

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

A 49-year-old Grand Marsh man faces a maximum sentence of 290 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of multiple counts of child sexual.

At trial, several victims testified that when they were children, Joey Hicks sexually assaulted them. Hicks was found guilty of nine counts of sexual assault for victimizing five children.

He was convicted of three counts of second-degree sexual assault of a child, three counts of first-degree sexual assault of a child, repeated acts of sexual assault of a child and attempted first-degree sexual assault of a child.

The incidents occurred in 1989, 1994, and 2004-2005.

Juneau County Judge John Roemer presided over the Adams County trial. Judge Roemer revoked bail and ordered a presentence investigation and case will be set for sentencing.

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