Sheriff's deputy charged with child sex crimes

BARRON, Wis. (AP) -- A sheriff's deputy from Minnesota is jailed in northwestern Wisconsin on felony child sex crime

Sixty-year-old Jeffrey Masek is charged in Barron County with child enticement-sexual contact, attempted second-degree sexual assault of a child and using a computer to facilitate a child sex crime.

The Cottage Grove, Minnesota man is a Hennepin County sheriff's deputy. The sheriff's department says Masek has been placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation. Court documents do not list a defense attorney who could speak on Masek's behalf.

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