Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Joel Hochmuth, 52, of Waukesha, will spend four years in prison on his child pornography possession conviction.
The former Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) communication director — who was fired from his position upon his arrest for child pornography possession — will spend four years in prison after he followed a boys cross country team on multiple occasions. Joel W. Hochmuth also was sentenced Wednesday to five years of extended supervision after his probation was revoked on his child porn possession conviction. In addition to the “stalking conduct,” according to a hearing report, Hochmuth’s probation was revoked for the following reasons: Hochmuth was sentenced in June to 10 years of probation by Judge Kathryn Foster on the child pornography conviction. Hochmuth was charged in November 2011 after detectives from the Waukesha Police …
Monday, June 4, 2012
Joel W. Hochmuth, 52, of Waukesha is required to register as a sex offender, but will not go to prison in exchange for guilty plea.
The former communications director for the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod in Wauwatosa will spend one year of work-release jail time after he was sentenced Monday on one count of possessing child pornography. Joel W. Hochmuth, 52, of Waukesha was sentenced Monday to 10 years of probation. The year of jail time is a condition of his probation. Other conditions of probation include sex offender treatment and registering on the state’s sex offender database, according to online court records. Two additional felony charges of possessing child pornography were dismissed in exchange for his guilty plea. Hochmuth was charged in November after detectives from the Waukesha Police Department met with a special agent from the FBI, who told …
Monday, August 1, 2011
Police dog helps "flush" suspect out of Underwood Creek after he breaks down door at victim's home.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Jim Price
Monday, August 1, 2011
A 44-year-old East Troy man who is a registered sex offender was arrested early Monday for battery and criminal trespassing after he forced his way into a home in the 1000 block of North 115th Street and struck and injured a 24-year-old Wauwatosa woman. According to the police report: The man was giving her a ride home Sunday evening when they began arguing and he put her out of the car several miles from home. She called for a ride home with a friend, but in the meantime the suspect arrived at her home and demanded money for gas from her parents, who called police. Twice he disappeared before police arrived, and they called a third time after he showed up again at 11:50 p.m. By this time, the daughter was home, and he broke open the front…
Sunday, July 31, 2011
A stolen car, a toy gun and a sex offender who grew uncomfortable in his bracelet are among the week's incidents.
Friday A resident of the 2400 block of North 71st Street reported that some time between 3:30 p.m. Thursday and 5:30 a.m. Friday, someone stole her car from her driveway. She was unsure whether she had locked the car, and police found no broken glass or other signs of a forced entry. Thursday At 4:05 p.m., a 21-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for theft at Kmart, 3201 N. Mayfair Rd., after he put three ink cartridges and an electric razor, together worth $331.96, in a bag and tried to leave the store without paying. He was given a $618 citation. At 3:37 p.m., a 44-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for disorderly conduct after he was seen urinating in the street near the corner of North 64th Street and West Milwaukee Avenue. Wednesday …