KNOWLTON, Wis. (WSAU) - A Knowlton man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl. 52-year-old Dennis L. Meis is being held on a thirty-thousand dollar cash bond.
Police were called Tuesday when the girl’s mother reporter that her daughter had received gifts including candy, donuts, a hat, and bubble bath. The complaint says Meis invited the girl into his home, where he allegedly disrobed and had the girl do the same before assaulting her and showering with her.
Meis claims he did not assault the girl, and that she had began letting herself into his trailer, along with doing dishes and other chores. He claims she exposed herself to him.
A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for July 15th