BARRON COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) -- A sheriff's deputy from Minnesota charged with child sex crimes in Barron County enters pleas in court.
Jeffrey Masek was charged with child enticement-sexual contact, attempted second-degree sexual assault of a child and using a computer to facilitate a child sex crime.
On March 13, 2019, Masek pleaded guilty to child enticement-sexual contact and attempted second-degree sexual assault of a child. The other charge was dismissed but read in.
Masek was a Hennepin County sheriff's deputy. Previously, the sheriff's department said Masek had been placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation.
Sentencing is scheduled for May 24.