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MADISON — Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced that sex offender Neil Becerra was convicted yesterday in Juneau County of multiple counts of repeated acts of sexual assault involving 3 different children.
Becerra pled no contest to sexually assaulting a child from ages 4 to 10 on at least 3 occasions from 1998-2004. Becerra also pled no contest to sexually assaulting a thirteen year old child on at least 3 occasions from 2012 to 2013. Becerra pled no contest to sexually assaulting a third child from ages 7 to 9 on at least 3 occasions from 2011 to 2013. The maximum penalty for these crimes is 140 years imprisonment.
Becerra was previously convicted in 2002 of second degree sexual assault of a child.
Sauk County Judge Taggart presided over the Juneau County case. Judge Taggart found Becerra guilty and ordered a presentence investigation be conducted. He ordered sentencing to be set at a future date.
Assistant Attorney General Karie D. Cattanach and Juneau County District Attorney Michael Solovey represented the State. This investigation was conducted by the Juneau County Sheriff’s Department and the Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) of the Wisconsin Department of Justice. Victim Services are being provided by the Juneau County victim witness unit.