Father, son charged with multiple counts of child sexual assault in Langlade County

Travis Huse and Scott Huse appeared in court Wednesday in connection with the alleged assaults at the Apostolic Worship Center in Elton
Published: Jun. 1, 2022 at 2:27 PM CDT
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LANGLADE CO, Wis. (WSAW) - Two Merrill men have been charged with multiple felonies stemming from a child sexual assault investigation.

Travis Huse, 42, and his father, Scott Huse, 64 both of Merrill made initial appearances in Langlade County court Wednesday afternoon. Travis Huse is charged with 31 felonies, including 1st-degree sexual assault of a child and child enticement. Scott Huse is charged with 12 felony counts of child sexual assault and child enticement. According to the Langlade County Sheriff’s Office, the charges are related to incidents of child sexual assault that occurred while the Huses were involved with the Apostolic Worship Center and former Evergreen Christian Academy in Elton, WI.

Both men remain in custody in the Langlade County Jail. Bond was set at $1 million for Travis Huse and $250,00 for Scott Huse. They are scheduled to return to court in the coming weeks for preliminary hearings.

In a May 9th press release, the Langlade County Sheriff’s Office asked the public for information regarding the Huses. At that time, the sheriff did not elaborate on the nature of the investigation but did say they are seeking information from people who may have had contact with the Huses and may be the victim of a crime. The news release stated during the 1990s and early 2000s the Huses were associated with the Apostolic Worship Center and the former Evergreen Christian Academy school near Elton in Langlade County. In the early 2000s the Huses moved to Fond du Lac and were involved with the Cornerstone Worship Center. Since the 1990s Travis Huse has also lived in Kentucky, Missouri, Maine, and New Hampshire. Scott Huse has lived in New Hampshire and Maine.

The sheriff’s office says investigators are still looking for any information or possible victims who may have had contact with Travis or Scott Huse in the past. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sgt. Justin Grones at 715-627-6419 or jgrones@co.langlade.wi.us.

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