Anderson Sent To Prison On Child Sex Charges

Feb 19, 2014

A Crandon man will spend 11-and-a-half years in prison for molesting young children at his mother's unlicensed child care center.

A Forest County judge also told 39-year-old William Anderson to spend 12 years under extended supervision when he gets out. He must also write letters-of-apology to the victims and their families.

Earlier, the center's owner -- 62-year-old Nancy Anderson -- was put on two years' probation on three counts of not having a state child care license. She struck a plea deal in which four charges of child neglect were dropped. Prosecutors said she was away running errands last year while her son had sexual contact with four children, ages 4-to-6.

He was convicted of five felonies that include repeated child sex assault and four exposure counts. Another sex assault charge was dropped when he copped a plea deal.