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Oconto County Jury Convicts Larry Presby of Repeated Acts of Sexual Assault


MADISON - Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced that on January 15, 2010, an Oconto County jury convicted Larry Presby of repeated acts of sexual assault after a 5 day trial.  The case was heard before Marinette County Circuit Court Judge Tim A. Duket. 


In 2005, Presby was convicted of first degree sexual assault of a child and sentenced to over 13 years in prison.  The case was previously prosecuted by the Oconto County District Attorneys office, but the Wisconsin Department of Justice was appointed as Special Prosecutor after a mistrial. 


The single count of repeated acts of sexual assault is a Class B Felony and carries a term of imprisonment not to exceed sixty (60) years.  Judge Tim A. Duket ordered a presentence investigation and will set the matter for sentencing. 


This case was prosecuted by Assistant Attorney General Dennis Krueger and was investigated by the Wisconsin Department of Justice's Division of Criminal Investigation.