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Wisconsin Department of Justice Agents Partner with Town of Menasha Police Department in Internet Crimes Against Children Operation


Donald P. LaFreniere of Menasha Arrested, Charged with Four Counts of Possession of Child Pornography


MENASHA — On Tuesday, July 26, 2011, law enforcement officers from the Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and the Town Menasha Police Department executed a search warrant at the residence of Donald P. LaFreniere, located at 141 Baldwin Ct, Town of Menasha, WI. Seized as a result of the search warrant were a computer hard drive, laptop computer, computer media, and a cellular telephone.


According to the criminal complaint, a forensic preview by a DCI Forensic Analyst revealed numerous sexually explicit images of children.

Mr. LaFreniere was arrested and transported to the Winnebago County Jail. On Friday, July 29, 2011, LaFreniere was charged with four counts of Possession of Child Pornography.


Questions concerning this case should be directed to the Winnebago County District Attorney's Office. The Town of Menasha Police Department is a member of the Wisconsin Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.


A defendant enjoys the presumption of innocence. The prosecution must prove its allegations at trial beyond a reasonable doubt.


A copy of the criminal complaint is available at:


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