Trial set for Readstown police chief

Published On: Jun 27 2012 02:07:41 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 27 2012 02:07:21 PM CDT

VIROQUA, Wis. -- A Vernon County police chief will stand trial for alleged misconduct in office and sexual assault.

Readstown Police Chief Shay Larson was arrested in March after an investigation that began September 2011

Larson is accused of using his position as police chief to receive sexual favors. He is also accused of lying to investigators.

Larson is scheduled to stand trial September 25.

Larson has pleaded not guilty to nine counts, including felony misconduct in office and misdemeanor sexual assault.