Man could be close to plea deal in Skout.com sexual assault case

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Daniel Schmidt (6-15-12)

WAUKESHA — Daniel Schmidt — the 21-year-old man accused of using the social networking site “Skout” to hook up with a 13-year-old boy could be close to a plea deal. Schmidt’s court hearing Tuesday, August 14th was delayed.

Schmidt is charged with second degree sexual assault of a child.

Schmidt’s attorney says they hope to get a global resolution in the case — indicating they are talking with the Waukesha County District Attorney’s Office regarding a potential plea deal.

Schmidt pleaded not guilty on Thursday, August 2nd to multiple criminal charges including child pornography, maintaining a drug trafficking place and manufacturing and delivering THC.

Schmidt waived his right to a preliminary hearing — and was bound over for trial.

Schmidt had earlier pleaded not guilty on Friday, June 15th to the second degree sexual assault of a child charge.

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