5-18-18 former fox lake correctional officer convicted of sexually assaulting inmates

A former Fox Lake Correctional Officer has been found guilty of sexual assault.   A Dodge County jury found 34 year old Alex Wouts, guilty of 5 counts of  2nd Degree Sexual Assault by Correctional Staff.   The charges carry a maximum sentence of  up to 125 years in prison, 75 years of  supervision, and $500,000.00 in fines.   A sentencing hearing is scheduled for July 20.  The Dodge County District Attorney’s Office says Wouts used his position to sexually assault inmates in his custody and control.   Three victims testified against Wouts about the abuse they suffered at his hands.  District Attorney Klomberg said, “I am very grateful for the hard and exceptional work of Assistant District Attorney James Sempf, who worked tirelessly to bring this challenging case to a successful outcome and get justice for these young men.”