MILWAUKEE — A
45-year-old Milwaukee man has been found guilty of sex
trafficking, child abuse and related charges.
A jury convicted
Roy Weatherall on Thursday of 14 counts following an eight-day
trial in Milwaukee County court. Charges include sexual assault of
a child, soliciting prostitutes, reckless injury and witness
intimidation. The only count he was acquitted of was false
a maximum sentence of more than 200 years in prison.
testified during the trial that he lured them into prostitution
with promises of love and security, as well as violent threats.
The district attorney says he targeted very vulnerable young
attorney focused on alleged inconsistencies in the physical
evidence during his closing arguments.
arrested last fall after a victim's mother contacted the FBI.