Court News

Sexual abuse of a minor

A Keshena man has been charged in federal court with sexual abuse of a minor under the age of 16.

Matthew T. White Jr., 27, is accused of engaging in a sex act with a 13-year girl at a location outside Keshena on the Menominee Indian Reservation.

The case was investigated by the Menominee Tribal Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

If convicted, White could face a sentence of up to 15 years in prison, a $250,000 fine, and a period of supervised release of at least five years and up to the rest of his life.

Assault/serious bodily harm

Two men are each facing a charge in federal court of assault resulting in serious bodily harm.

Johnny L. Kinney, 22, of Neopit, and Bo Peters, 20, of Keshena, could each face a sentence of up to 10 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, and up to 3 years of supervised release if convicted.

According to the indictment, Kinney and Peters assaulted a male who suffered a broken nose and damaged sinuses. The alleged incident occurred in Neopit.

The case was investigated by the Menominee Tribal Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.