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SPECIAL NEWS RELEASE
On July 21, 2022 the Sheriff’s Office – Detective Bureau was requested to assist New Glarus Police with an investigation into an adult male exposing a juvenile child to harmful materials during the course of his employment. Detective Bureau teamed with Green County Child Protective Services completed further investigation into the case on July 22. The investigation determined that several photographs depicting nudity were shown to a juvenile child.
As a result of the investigation Joseph N. Carlson 45, of New Glarus was arrested for Exposing a Child to Harmful Materials - Felony. Carlson was conveyed to the Green County Jail where he is held pending court. Detectives continue investigation into this incident.
Green County Sheriff’s Office is active in the multi-disciplinary team including New Glarus Police, Child Protective Services, Child Advocacy Center and District Attorney’s Office. The multi-disciplinary team works together to assist children and families to provide a wraparound approach to victims of abuse.
Pursuant to the directive of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, as found in Supreme Court Rule 20:3.6, Trial Publicity, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty.
Lieutenant Cody D. Kanable