Springs man charged with sexual abuse, stalking of girl
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A trial is scheduled in April for a former financial manager in Colorado Springs charged with sexually assaulting, stalking and choking a teenage girl after helping her family immigrate to the U.S. from Iran in 2012.
The Gazette reports 52-year-old David Wismer III faces 28 counts, some of them felonies accusing him of sexual assault on a child by one in a position of trust. He was arraigned on the charges Monday and is free on $500,000 bond. His attorney, Richard Bednarski, declined to comment.
Wismer was first arrested in April on a variety of allegations including stalking and physical assaults. Prosecutors added the sex assault counts at a subsequent court appearance.
In April the girl said Wismer, in a jealous rage over her teenage boyfriend, grabbed her by the neck, threw her into a wall twice, dropped her to the ground and kicked her.
Information from: The Gazette, http://www.gazette.com