Minnesota deputy charged in Wisconsin child sex crimes

Published 8:22 am Wednesday, May 2, 2018

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy from Minnesota has been jailed in northwestern Wisconsin on felony child sex crimes.

Sixty-year-old Jeffrey Masek is charged in Barron County with child enticement-sexual contact, attempted second-degree sexual assault of a child and using a computer to facilitate a child sex crime.

Masek, of Cottage Grove, Minnesota, is a Hennepin County sheriff’s deputy.

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The sheriff’s department says Masek has been placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation. Court documents do not list an attorney who can speak on Masek’s behalf.