Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Underage sex is a crime under Wisconsin law

Email News Alerts

A young person's fancy might turn to thoughts of love in the spring, but Pierce County social workers are concerned about what kids are doing with free time in the summer.

Advertisement

In all of 2009, 16 children were referred to Pierce County juvenile court intake workers for having sex or sexual contact. This year, they reached that number by the end of July. Of those 32 kids, one was 12, five were 13, eight were 14, six were 15 and 12 were 16.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Advertisement
Judy Wiff
Judy Wiff has been regional editor for RiverTown’s Wisconsin newspapers since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology from UW-River Falls. She has worked as a reporter for several weekly newspapers in Wisconsin.
(715) 426-1049
Advertisement
randomness