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A former parole officer is facing multiple felony charges including rape.The Indiana Department of Corrections launched an investigation after receiving information on 42-year-old Michael Sproessig, who was employed as a parole officer.According to the Dearborn-Ohio County Prosecutor’s Office, the investigation uncovered that Sproessig allegedly forced a parolee into non-consensual sex.“It is clear from the facts of this case that Mr. Sproessig used his position as a parole officer to sexually assault a parolee who he was responsible for supervising,” Dearborn-Ohio County Prosecutor Aaron Negangard said.Sproessig’s employment with the Indiana Department of Corrections was terminated as a result of the investigation.The Dearborn-Ohio County Prosecutor’s Office was contacted by the Department of Corrections to determine if criminal charges were necessary.“The facts of this case were such that we felt criminal charges were appropriate,” Negangard said.A warrant was issued Thursday and Sproessig was apprehended Friday morning.The prosecutor’s office believes Sproessig forced the victim to engage in sexual intercourse with him while he was armed with a deadly weapon.Sproessig is charged with Rape with a Deadly Weapon, a class A Felony; Sexual Battery with a Deadly Weapon, a class C Felony; Intimidation with a Deadly Weapon, a class C Felony and Official Misconduct, a class D Felony.If convicted, a class A felony is punishable by a jail sentence of twenty to fifty years.
OSHKOSH, Wis. (Aug. 15) – The first challenge on Saturday night at Oshkosh SpeedZone was to pare the 34-car Automotive Supply Company IMCA Modified field to 20 for the main event.Adam Reed made the front row and led the first two laps before Taylor Scheffler took the top sot away and started to pull away. A lap five caution quickly regrouped the field but Scheffler again pulled away, leaving the race for second.Josh Zdroik ended a five-lap battle with Reed, moving into second on lap nine before the final caution for a tire on the track slowed the race on lap 10. Scheffler had the field on his rear bumper, but again, was able to pull away on the restart. Zdroik, Tim Robbiins, Mike Klenz, Eddie Muenster and point leader, Sean Jerovetz were in line.As the laps clicked off, Scheffelr was able to maintain his lead while the field strung out behind. Scheffler drove off with his first SpeedZone feature win with Zdroik taking the runner-up spot.Jerovetz padded his point lead with the third-place finish. Klenz, Mike Wedelstadt and Jeff Steenbergen rounded out the top six. The 2014 Walk of Fame inductees were honored at intermission and recipients included Wayne Wechwerth, Wilmer Schoppenhorst, who accepted his plaque and for his late brother, Willy, and Sharon Gracyalny, who accepted for her late husband Stan. An opening lap melee in the Total Power Sales IMCA Stock Car main was the only stop in feature action with Mark Schoenemann leading the opening circuit before John Heinz took over.Once in front, Heinz ran alone for the rest of the race and as able to cruise to his third feature win of the season. Dylan Heilmann prevailed in the tight race for second. Jon Schultz sped off with his second Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod feature win of the season with Jeff Schmuhl second.
SW Shelbyville at OA, 4/9/19SW 16 OA 7For OA: Adam Huber 0-4, run, bb, rbi; Race Carle 3-4, 2 runs, double, rbi; Matt Sedler 3-4, 2 runs; Michael Hoff 2-4, run, 2 rbi; Riley Schebler 1-4, rbi; Patrick Thompson 1-3, run, bb; Jordan Stenger 1-4, 2 rbi.Andrew Oesterling 4 IP, 10 runs, 7 earned, 11 hits, 9 k, 7 bb Loss; Riley Schebler 1.1 IP, 4 earned runs, 3 hits, 1 k, 5 bb; Frank Moorman 1.2 IP, 2 earned runs, 1 hit, 0 k, 2 bb.Twisters Varsity Record: 2-4Courtesy of Twisters Coach Doug Behlmer.