Monroe County Sheriff’s Report: Tomah man accused of child sexual assault

2014-02-07T16:39:00Z Monroe County Sheriff’s Report: Tomah man accused of child sexual assaultJourdan Vian jourdan.vian@lee.net La Crosse Tribune
February 07, 2014 4:39 pm  • 

SPARTA—A 20-year-old Tomah man is facing second degree sexual assault of a child charges after he was accused of having sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old girl.

According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department, Matthew Wood is accused of having intercourse with the teen at least 20 times over the past six months. According to the report, the teen told police it was consensual and Wood’s mother and roommates were aware of their sexual relationship.

Police say Wood’s roommates admitted that the teen slept in Wood’s bedroom at least a dozen times, and they overheard sexual sounds coming from the room.

Police have been unable to locate and speak to Wood.

In other police news:

De Verne M. Mickelson, 60, Cashton, was arrested for drunk driving Feb. 2 after a sheriff’s deputy pulled him over for operating a vehicle without its headlights on at 12:50 a.m.

According to the police report, Mickelson told police he was unaware his headlights were not on and he had consumed six or seven beers that day. Police say Mickelson failed several field sobriety tests, and a preliminary breath test showed Mickelson had a blood-alcohol content of .149. He was taken into custody and issued a citation for first offense operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.

Brook A. Baumbach, 25, Sparta, and William E. Marraccino, 30, Sparta, are facing charges, and Richard A. Harrison, 31, Sparta, was arrested on an outstanding warrant after someone at a rural Sparta residence called 911 and hung up Jan. 25.

According to the police report, someone called police while Marraccino and Baumbach were fighting. Marraccino is accused of violating terms of his probation by contacting Baumbach, and Baumbach was arrested for bail jumping after she was accused of violating bond conditions requiring her to maintain a 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. curfew.

Carrie A. Carlock, 43, Sparta, is facing bail jumping and disorderly conduct charges after she was accused of going into another woman’s bedroom, threatening her and calling her names.

According to the report, Carlock had been staying with the woman and became upset when the woman asked her to leave Nov. 12, 2013. After the woman went to sleep, Carlock went into her bedroom and woke her up and started to scream at her. A witness broke up the fight and Carlock left.

Carlock is accused of violating previous bond conditions requiring her to maintain a 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. curfew.

Dawn M. Meyer, 44, Sparta, was arrested for disorderly conduct Jan. 29 after she was accused of starting an argument with a man just after midnight.

According to the police report, Meyer arrived at the residence she shares with the man at midnight and began to pound on the locked bedroom door where the man was sleeping.

Police say the man opened the door for Meyer and she pounded on his shoulders and arms, causing light bruising.

Terry L. Sullivan, 47, Sparta, and Larry A. Bolster, 50, Sparta, are both facing disorderly conduct charges after an argument led to Sullivan calling police at 5:23 a.m. Jan. 29.

According to the police report, the two argued after Sullivan began to move out of their shared residence. Sullivan accused Bolster of hitting her in the back of the head. Bolster said he never hit her.

Charges have been referred to the Monroe County District Attorney’s office.

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