Washington County Man Arrested on Molestation Charges
Posted by: Staff
Date: Sep 15 2021 3:12 PM
WASHINGTON COUNTY: A 42-year-old Washington County man has been arrested on sexual molestation charges.
Washington County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation once a report was filed alleging Michael John Earl of Wausau had touched the child in a lewd and lascivious manner. The victim provided a statement which revealed the molestation had taken place, multiple times, over the past few months.
Earl was booked into the Washington County Jail and is now facing a felony charge of lewd and lascivious behavior on a victim between 12 and 16 years of age.
Earl is being held on a $150,000 bond.
If you have any knowledge of crimes being committed, or tips, please contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Office at 850-638-6111. You may also contact us anonymously by calling 850-638-TIPS (8477) or by email at [email protected]