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Nathan Fenske Sentenced in Marquette County on Three Criminal Charges


MADISON — Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has announced that on May 30, 2012, Nathan Fenske was sentenced in Marquette County Circuit Court after entering pleas to three criminal charges.  Fenske entered pleas to one count of felony bail jumping, one count of taking and driving a motor vehicle without owner’s consent (this count was consolidated from Fond du Lac County), and one count of having sexual intercourse with a child.  In addition, a number of other counts of felony bail jumping were dismissed and read in for purposes of sentencing.


As it relates to the sexual intercourse with a child count, the court sentenced Fenske to six months in the county jail with the sentence to commence immediately.  He was given 43 days credit against that sentence.  On the felony bail jumping count, the court withheld sentence and placed the defendant on probation for a period of three years.  Conditions of probation include 12 months in the county jail, with the jail time stayed, provided that he continues to cooperate with his mental health treatment and does not violate any other terms of his probation.  The probation is consecutive to the jail sentence imposed.  On the take and drive count, the court also withheld sentence and placed the defendant on probation for three years.  This term of probation also is consecutive to the jail time imposed but concurrent with the other term of probation.


The state was represented in this matter by Assistant Attorney General Richard J. Dufour.