From Herald files: Top crime stories for January in the Chippewa Falls area Jan 31, 2020 Jan 31, 2020 0 Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save Here are some of the top public safety stories in the Chippewa Falls area.For more crime and court news, click here. Cornell man won't serve jail time An elderly Cornell man won’t serve a jail sentence after being convicted in January of sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl. Click here to read more. Chippewa Falls mom sentenced for exposing child to meth A Chippewa Falls woman will spend two years on probation for exposing her child to methamphetamine. To read more, click here. Fake coin leads to big fine for Chippewa Falls man A Chippewa Falls man will spend three years on probation for using a fake $20 gold coin to make a purchase at a store. To read more, click here. Stanley man faces 3 years in prison for trying to lure girl online A Stanley man will spend three years in prison for communicating with a 14-year-old girl online for the purposes of meeting for sex. To read more, click here. Chippewa County child death case moved to federal court The lawsuit filed by the parents of a 6-month-old boy who was allegedly killed by a 10-year-old girl on Nov. 1, 2018, has been moved to U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin. To read more, click here. Chippewa Falls man faces sixth OWI offense A Chippewa Falls man has been arrested for his sixth drunk-driving offense. To read more, click here. Rural Colfax man admits to killing father with piece of lumber A two-by-four was used by a Colfax man in the killing of his father, according to the Dunn County criminal complaint. To read more, click here. Chippewa Falls sex offender convicted for failure to maintain registry A Chippewa Falls sex offender has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for failing to maintain his registry in the state’s sex offender database. To read more, click here. Chippewa Falls man sentenced to jail after road rage incident A Chippewa Falls man accused of road rage in a hit-and-run crash in January 2019 that caused injuries has been sentenced to serve 40 days in jail. To read more, click here. Rural Colfax man arrested in death of father A rural Colfax man has been charged with first-degree murder in the beating death of his father. To read more, click here. Sex offender to be released in Chippewa County A Minnesota man who was sentenced in 2012 to serve eight years in prison for having sex with a 15-year-old girl will be released into Chippewa County next week. To read more, click here. Former Woodmohr town board member charged in tree-cutting scam A former Woodmohr town board member has been charged with improperly cutting down trees in the town and profiting from selling the timber. To read more, click here. Eau Claire man faces new drug charges in Chippewa County An Eau Claire man who was sentenced to four years in prison after he gave illegal drugs to a Chippewa Falls man in 2016 — who later died from using them — has been convicted of possessing cocaine with the intent to deliver. To read more, click here. Eau Claire man sentenced for child sexual assault An Eau Claire man was sentenced Friday to serve one year in jail for sexually touching an 8-year-old boy. To read more, click here. Police: Chippewa Falls man steals lumber truck, hits car A Chippewa Falls man is accused of stealing a truck from a lumber yard, leading police on a pursuit and crashing into a parked vehicle at an Eau Claire gas station. To read more, click here. Three men sentenced in illegal deer hunting case in Eau Claire County Three of six men accused of illegally killing at least 20 deer in Eau Claire County in the fall of 2018 have been sentenced. To read more, click here. Stanley woman accused of embezzlement A Stanley woman is accused of embezzling more than $35,000 during a three-year period from an Eau Claire promotional products company where she worked. To read more, click here. Chippewa Falls man arrested for fifth-offense OWI Logan A. Keyeski has been arrested on suspicion of his fifth drunk-driving offense. He also has two ongoing drunk-driving cases that haven’t been settled. To read more, click here. Warrant issued for sex offender who didn't register address A Chippewa Falls man charged with failing to comply with the rules of registering as a sex offender didn't show up for his court hearing. To read more, click here. Minnesota man convicted for assault at Rock Fest A Minnesota man accused of punching and choking his girlfriend at Rock Fest near Cadott pleaded guilty to battery Thursday in Chippewa County court. To read more, click here. Fewer felony cases in 2019 in Chippewa County After several years of seeing significant increases in felony case filings, Chippewa County felonies dropped by slightly more than 10% in 2019. To read more, click here. As featured on +12 From Herald files: Top crime stories for February in the Chippewa Falls area Here are some of the top public safety stories in the Chippewa Falls area. 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