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Another man charged in La Crosse for sex-trafficking of 17-year-old runaway



Bail for 50-year-old  set at $10,000 

A 50-year-old man is jailed in La Crosse on charges of having sex with a 17-year-old runaway girl. 

Danny Heintz is the second person to be charged in the case, originally filed last month.

William Gerrish, 54, is already being held for kidnapping, child trafficking and having sex with a minor – all with the same 17-year-old girl. 

Heintz, allegedly, gave Gerrish drugs after having intercourse with the girl.

Bail for Heintz has been set at $10,000, as he’s been charged with sexual intercourse with a child and benefiting from trafficking of a child.

Heintz is not allowed to have contact with Gerrish or any minors.



A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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