Thursday, June 30, 2011

Former New Holstein School Administrator Sentenced To 10-years In Prison For Soliciting Sex From Child

Christopher "Chris"  Joseph Nelson

Former school administrator facing five felony counts for child pornography in Calumet County.

By H. Nelson Goodson
June 30, 2011

Milwaukee - On Thursday, Christopher "Chris"  Joseph Nelson, 59, of New Holstein was sentenced to 10 years in prison minus 79 days time served and 5 years of supervision by Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Dennis R. Cimpl. Nelson was convicted on one felony count involving use of a computer to facilitate sex from a child. Nelson will have to register as a sex offender for life.
He is also facing five felony counts of child pornography in Calumet County, according to court records.
Nelson formerly worked as the New Holstein Schools District Administrator. In January, he was stopped by Milwaukee police for a traffic violation at the 3600 block of N. 8th St. while using a computer. Nelson was trying to make contact with a 15-year-old boy who he contacted in Craigslist through the men seeking men section.
In this case, the 15-year-old boy turned out to be a Milwaukee police officer posing as a child in Craigslist.

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