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Suburban Crime: 4-Year Sentence in Child Porn Case

Two bomb threats also were in the news, along with a scary home burglary attempt in which the resident had a confrontation with the trespasser.

Here are some of Patch's top crime- and police-related stories from throughout the Milwaukee area in the last week. Click on a link to see the all the details.

Prison sentence levied: A 21-year-old Waukesha man received a four-year prison sentence for possession of child pornography, and now awaits a February trial on charges of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old Muskego boy.

Student arrested for bomb threat: Police in Greenfield arrested a high school student in connection with a bomb threat against the school. Authorities deemed the threat “not credible.”

Resident confronts burglar: A Wauwatosa resident described a confrontation with a possible burglar about 5 p.m. on Saturday. The trespasser threatened to kill the resident; no one was harmed in the incident.

Guilty in bomb threat: In Shorewood, a man who threatened to blow up two apartment buildings in August pleaded guilty last week. He will be sentenced Jan. 31.

Sexual assault charges: A 32-year-old Waukesha man is charged with sexually assaulting a friend’s 14-year-old stepdaughter in a 2011 incident.

Hit-and-run sentence: A Saukville man charged with hit-and-run — in a Fish Day incident where he struck a friend — changed his plea to guilty and will be sentenced Jan. 23.

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The above items are from reports from local police departments and criminal complaints. In all incidents where an arrest occurred, a charge is merely an accusation and not evidence of guilt. The arrested person is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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