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Businessman Charged

By: Allison Miller
By: Allison Miller

A Dunn County businessman has been charged with multiple counts of sexually assaulting a child.

49-year-old Steve Osterman of Wheeler is charged with assaulting three boys hundreds of times.

Osterman is the owner of the Hay River Crossing Convenience store in Wheeler and investigators say some of the victims were his employees.

All three boys told police the assaults started when they were age 12 or 13 and went on for several years.

Osterman was on previously convicted of sexually assaulting a child back in 2003 and ordered not to have contact with minors.

Osterman is scheduled to be in court on Feb. 21 for his initial appearance.


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