Former BLM Director Sentenced on Child Abuse Charges

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

RENO, NV - A former director of the Bureau of Land Management in Nevada has been sentenced to three life terms in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of Sexual Assault and one count of Lewdness with a Minor Under the Age of 14.

Ronald Wenker could be eligible for parole after 30 years.

Last year, investigators from the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office arrested Wenker on multiple charges of Sexual Assault and Lewdness with a Child. It’s believed the sexual abuse occurred multiple times over several years.

The victim is a relative.


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