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Green Bay man gets 17 year sentence for sexually assaulting a child

Posted at 8:48 PM, Apr 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-13 21:48:02-04

A Green Bay man, Shannon Frantz received a 17 year sentence, 7 years in prison and 10 years extended supervision in Winnebago County Court Thursday.

Frantz is facing a charge of first degree sexual assault of a girl under the age of 13-years-old.  The assault to place at the Pollock Pool in Oshkosh

"I mean your activities, your actions have now caused you to be the monster in that young girl's life," said Winnebago County Judge John Jorgensen.

In court the state argued for five years initial confinement and an undetermined amount of extended supervision saying Frantz can't be trusted around young children.

"He cannot control himself while on bond.  I think it's fair to say that he cannot control himself on any type of probation or supervision," said Winnebago County deputy district attorney, Scott Ceman.

The defense used a risk report in court to argue Frantz needs help and they asked for one year in jail and probation so he can get the treatment he needs.

In the end the judge handing down a tougher sentence than both parties asked for.  Judge Jorgenson says he was concerned for public safety and that Frantz had to take careful planning to execute what he had done and that is why he handed down that 17 year sentence.