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SAWYER COUNTY -- A criminal complaint has been filed in Sawyer County Circuit Court charging a Hayward, WI man with sexual assault of an intoxicated victim.

Chaz Hille, of Hayward, WI, is charged with Class C Felony Second Degree Sexual Assault By Use of Force, and Class C Felony Second Degree Sexual Assault of a Person Under the Influence of an Intoxicant to a Degree Rendering Them Incapable of Giving Consent.

Officers of the City of Hayward Police Department responded to the Hayward Hospital in July 2018 following the report of a sexual assault.

The adult female victim stated that she had been out with a group of acquaintances, consuming alcohol, and during the course of the evening had sprained her ankle, leaving her unable to walk. Some of the group went to retrieve a vehicle, leaving the woman with a male from the group.

The woman said that she had not known the male previously, but she was able to provide a description to law enforcement.

While waiting for the others to return with a vehicle, the male allegedly began to kiss the woman. The woman told Officers that she pushed him away and told him no.

The male allegedly restrained the woman and then had intercourse with the woman against her will, according to the complaint. The criminal complaint also states that the woman sustained injuries including scrapes and bruising on her back.

Information received from other members of the group the woman had been with confirmed the identity of the male as Chaz Hille.

In August 2018, Officers interviewed Hille who allegedly confirmed that he engaged in intercourse with the woman, however, denied assaulting her, stating that it was consensual.

Hille said that he had been consuming alcohol throughout the evening, and also told Officers that the woman had been so intoxicated that she was “out of it”, according to the criminal complaint.

The Wisconsin Sex Offender Registry confirms that Hille is a registered sex offender, required to register for life, due to a 2014 conviction in the State of Illinois for Possession of Child Pornography.

Although the criminal complaint does not include details as to why the criminal charges were not filed until January 8, 2021, online circuit court records show that Hille is due to appear in Sawyer County Circuit Court in January 2021.

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.


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