BARRON COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) – A sheriff's deputy from Minnesota who was charged with child sex crimes in Barron County was sentenced in court Thursday.
According to a criminal complaint, 61-year-old Jeffery Masek has been sentenced to eight years in prison and eight years of supervision. He is also must register as a sex offender for the rest of his life.
On March 13, 2019, Masek pleaded guilty to child enticement-sexual contact and attempted second-degree sexual assault of a child.
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.