Man going to prison for trying to set up sex with a minor in Altoona

UPDATE: July 2018
Eau Claire County (WQOW)
– An area man arrested in an undercover police sex sting will spend 1 1/2 years behind bars. 

David Bohn, 62, from Prairie Farm was sentenced Friday by Judge Shaughnessy Murphy.

Last December, Bohn was accused of arranging to meet a 14-year-old girl for sex in Altoona. The girl he met online was actually an undercover officer.

Bohn must register as a sex offender. After his prison sentence, he will be on extended supervision for more than seven years. During that time he cannot use the internet. 


Posted December 2017
Eau Claire County (WQOW)
– An undercover police sex sting leads to the arrest of a Prairie Farm man in Eau Claire County. 

David Bohn, 62, is charged with three felonies: Attempted sexual assault of a child under the age of 16, child enticement and using a computer to facilitate a sex crime. 

According to the criminal complaint, Bohn posted a Craigslist ad in the casual encounters section. An undercover officer responded, posing as a 14-year-old girl. 

The two exchanged texts for two weeks, and eventually agreed to meet for sex in Altoona. 

When Bohn was arrested, he had a condom in his pocket.

If convicted on all counts, Bohn faces a maximum penalty of 85 years in prison.   
 

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