Police ask help finding fugitive
Michael T. Grant, 44, is being sought by the Walworth County Sheriff's Office Fugitive Task Force. He was charged Oct. 7 in Walworth County Court with two counts of repeated sexual assault of a child.
Each charge carries a maximum prison term of 40 years.
"He knows he's wanted, and he's avoiding arrest," Walworth County Sheriff's Capt. Scott McClory said of Ward.
According to a criminal complaint:
Grant repeatedly sexually touched a 10-year-old girl who was babysitting his daughters in the late 1990s. The girl told investigators that she was indecently touched at least 20 times. In one incident, he handcuffed the girl's hands behind her back.
He had sexual relations with another girl in the late 1990s when she was 15 and 16 years old. Both assaults happened in Delavan Township.
The complaint did not state why the girls waited until earlier this year to report the incidents to town of Delavan police.
Grant also goes by the name of Tim Grant with a last known address on Constance Boulevard in Williams Bay, according to a press release from the sheriff's office.
Grant has worked as a horse trainer and is known to frequent horse shows, according to the release. He might be employed as a horse trainer.
Grant has no access to a vehicle and might be getting rides from others, according to the release. He is known to frequent the Oshkosh area, as well as the states of Kentucky, Indiana, and Minnesota.
If captured in another state, the release states the sheriff's office would attempt to return him to Wisconsin to face charges.
Those with information on Grant's whereabouts are urged to call 911.
Last updated: 3:52 pm Thursday, December 13, 2012