CHIPPEWA FALLS — A rural Colfax man has been convicted of sexually assaulting a juvenile boy in May 2015.
Joseph V. Schindler, 52, 4674 100th Ave. in the town of Howard, pleaded no contest Thursday in Chippewa County Court to child enticement-sexual contact and fourth-degree sexual assault. Schindler was originally charged with two counts of second-degree sexual assault of a child.
Judge James Isaacson set sentencing for Jan. 31.
According to the criminal complaint, the boy told police the assault took place between April 1, 2015, and May 8, 2015 at the man’s home. Schindler inappropriately touched him in a sexual manner, he said. When interviewed by police, Schindler admitted to the sexual contact.