A Clintonville man is under arrest in Waupaca County.
35-year-old Elijah Kerrigan faces charges including sex with a minor and trying to extort money from the victim’s mother.
The district attorney’s office says Kerrigan took the 16-year-old to a local hotel between December 31st until January 8th.
The two reportedly engaged in sexual activity and did drugs together.
Court documents show Kerrigan also sent a text to the victm’s mother demanding cash for her safe return.
Sheriff deputies located Karrigan and brought him into custody on January 8th.
He could spend more than 70 years in prison if convicted on all charges.