Fr. Charlie Richmond
Diocese: Diocese of La Crosse WI
Criminally charged in 6/15/20 with repeated sexual assault of a girl. In 3/20 his victim told police that between 9/16 and 5/17 Richmond would inappropriately touch her, have her sit on his lap and hug her, and was in constant communication via social media. The incidents occurred at McDonell Area Catholic High School, where Richmond was chaplain. He admitted to three to four incidents of sexual contact. Removed from public ministry. Pleaded no contest in 11//21 and, in a plea deal, found guilty of fourth-degree sexual assault. Sentenced in 12/21 to 12 months probation.
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