The Mayville Police Department announced that Charles Taylor Rash, age 23, has been charged with First Degree Sexual Assault of a Child Under Age 12, Sexual Exploitation of a Child – Filming, and Possession of Child Pornography.
On September 8, 2023 the Mayville Police Department executed a search warrant at the residence of Mr. Rash. The warrant was the result of a child sexual abuse material cyber tip originating at Rash’s home internet service. A search of Mr. Rash’s phone found videos of Mr. Rash performing sexual acts with a minor, age 3. Child pornography was also found on Mr. Rash’s phone. Mr. Rash was taken into custody at his home and is currently confined to the Dodge County Jail with a cash bond of $250,000. All indications in this case show that Mr. Rash acted alone.
If you or anyone you know may have any information to assist in this investigation, please call Mayville Police Department Detective Scott Petrack at 920-387-7903 ext. 1303.
As in any criminal proceeding, Mr. Rash is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
This investigation is being led by the Mayville Police Department and is assisted by the Horicon Police Department and the Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation. This case is being prosecuted by the Dodge County District Attorney’s Office.
Chief Ryan Toellner
Mayville Police Department