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MADISON - Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced that on Thursday, March 12, 2009, Michael. T. Philbin of Green Bay, Wisconsin, was found guilty by the Honorable Sue E. Bischel of 2 counts of having sexual intercourse with a child over the age of 16, and two counts of battery arising out of an incident that occurred in August of 2008. The judge found that the defendant had nonconsensual sexual intercourse with two females at a residence in Brown County where underage drinking was also occurring.
The defendant was sentenced to six (6) months jail on the two counts of Battery. The defendant was placed on probation for thirty (30) months on the two counts of Sexual Intercourse with a Child over 16. As conditions of Probation the Court ordered the defendant to: have no contact with the victims; write a letter of apology to the victims and their parents; and engage in counseling as determined by the Department of Corrections.
The charges were the result of an investigation by the Green Bay Police Department.
Assistant Attorney General Dennis R. Krueger represented the state as a special prosecutor for Brown County.
A copy of the criminal complaint is available at