WASHBURN COUNTY - A new criminal complaint has been filed in Washburn County Circuit Court charging Raymond Clark, of Rice Lake, WI, with sexually assaulting a child in September 2019 in Washburn County.
DrydenWire.com reported in September 2019, that Clark was charged in Barron County Circuit Court with Class B Felony 1st Degree Child Sexual Assault - Sexual Contact or Sexual Intercourse With a Child Under Age 13; two counts of Class C Felony Repeated Sexual Assault of Child; two counts of Class G Felony Intimidation of a Victim; two counts of Class I Felony Exposing Genitals or Pubic Area to a Child; and Class I Felony Exposing Genitals to a Child that occurred over a period of years, from 2013, to 2019 in Barron County.
The new criminal complaint filed in Washburn County Circuit Court charges Clark with Class B Felony 1st Degree Child Sex Assault - Sexual Contact with Person under Age of 13; Class D Felony Child Enticement-Sexual Contact; and Class G Felony Intimidate Victim/Threaten Force, etc.
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During a forensic interview of the child victim, details of the assault were provided, which aided law enforcement in their investigation, leading authorities to the location where the alleged assault occurred and to items of evidence which were sent to the Wisconsin State Crime Lab for testing. Additional items of evidence as described by the child victim were also found in Clark’s apartment. Samples of DNA were also collected from both Clark and the child victim. Results of that testing were not included in the criminal complaint at the time of this post.
At a hearing in Barron County Circuit Court in September 2019, Clark was placed on a $10,000 cash bail bond and has remained in the custody of the Barron County Sheriff’s Office since that time. A warrant was issued in Washburn County Circuit Court for Clark’s arrest on the date that the Washburn County charges were filed against him.
Online circuit court records show that a jury trial is scheduled for Clark’s Barron County criminal charges in April 2020.
Pursuant to the direction of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, as found in Supreme Court Rule 20:3.6, Trial Publicly, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.