Waukesha man accused of sexually assaulting a minor
Posted: Oct 31, 2014 12:37 AM CDT | Updated: Oct 31, 2014 12:58 AM CDT
Police say 24-year-old Ethan Holt made contact with the girl through social media, and investigators say there may be other victims.
Investigators say in the past two months, Holt used social media app's like Tinder, Kik, Whisper, and Snapchat.
Police say Holt went by the username “ProbablyInTheGym” on some of the social media sites.
Sgt. Jerry Habanek told CBS 58 Holt sent nude photos to the underage girl before they had sex on two different occasions.
\"This girl made it clear to Ethan Holt she was 12-years-old,\" said Habanek. \"She wasn't trying to kid him at all.\"
According to police, Holt picked up the 12-year-old outside the Waukesha Public Library, and then Holt would drive to her a nearby location to have sexual intercourse with the minor inside his SUV.
When police arrested Holt, they found more evidence on his cell phone.
\"In looking in the text messaging he had sent to his friends and other people that he'd known, it seemed to indicate our victim is not the first victim that he had sex with was underage,\" said Habanek. \"He prided himself that he had sex with other people that were around her age group.\"
Holt moved back to Wisconsin in September after serving in the military in North Carolina.
Holt appeared in court Monday on charges of having sex with a minor and using a computer to facilitate a sex crime.
Investigators are still working to find more potential victims.
Anyone with information is asked to call Waukesha police at 262-524-3783.