Criminal Justice

Juvenile Justice


Prosecutors in Marathon County, Wisconsin, have charged a 19-year-old woman, who wasn't named by local media, with two felony counts of first-degree sexual assault of a child. The alleged offenses happened almost a decade ago, when the young woman was 10, when she allegedly ordered three younger children to perform sex acts on one another. But prosecutors say that because none of the alleged victims reported the crime until after the accused turned 17 they had no choice but to charge her as an adult.