All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
The following incidents occurred on Tuesday, January 28, 2020:
Child Abuse Arrest:
At approximately 12:57 a.m., Deputies responded to a residence in the W4000 block of Pine Valley Rd in the Town of Exeter for a report of a disturbance. Investigation resulted in Michele R. Crawford, 47, Belleville, WI, being arrested for Physical Abuse to a Child (Felony). Crawford was incarcerated in the Green County Jail.
Child Pornography Arrest:
At approximately 10:39 a.m., Detectives with the Green County Sheriff’s Office arrested Brian W. Bahler, 31, Monroe, WI, on a criminal charge of Possession of Child Pornography (Felony). The arrest stemmed from an investigation that was conducted by Detectives, along with assistance from the Monroe Police Department and Agents from the Stateline Area Narcotics Taskforce (SLANT). Bahler was incarcerated in the Green County and will be held pending a court appearance.