Suspect leaves courthouse before jury's verdict, arrested

Published On: Feb 25 2013 08:44:57 AM CST   Updated On: Feb 25 2013 09:44:45 AM CST
VERNON COUNTY, Wis. -

The Vernon County Sheriff's Office says a 49-year-old man left the courthouse before the jury came to a verdict during his trial on February 21.

A felony warrant for Christopher Molzahn's arrest was issued. La Crosse police arrested Molzahn at Snuffy's Bar on West Avenue on February 24 at about 12:30 a.m.

Molzahn was found guilty of two felony counts of stalking and one count of felony bail jumping following a three-day jury trial.

Molzahn is being held in the Vernon County Detention Center and is awaiting sentencing.