Appleton, WI (WFRV) -- Appleton Police Department Community Service Officer Tyler Jochman was arrested and jailed on charges of second degree sexual assault of a child (felony) and sexual intercourse with a child age 16 or older (misdemeanor) on May 9, 2014.
The Appleton Police Department tells Local 5 News that they became aware of the allegations on May 8th, and immediately contacted the Outagamie County Sheriff’s Department to conduct the investigation. Following the investigation, Jochman was arrested and jailed at the Outagamie County Jail. Jochman appeared in Outagamie County Court on May 12, 2014. He has since been released after posting a $5,000 cash bond.
Nineteen year-old Jochman, of Appleton, had worked with the Appleton Police Department since June of 2013.
Jochman submitted his resignation from the Appleton Police Department on May 12, 2014.
Community Service Officers are not sworn police officers and are responsible for assisting the department with a variety of civilian duties.