Tomah VA Mental Health Counselor facing sexual assault charges

Charles Davis arrested Monday, booked in Monroe County Tuesday

A mental health counselor for the Tomah VA has been arrested and is facing sexual assault charges.

Charles Davis, 47, was arrested by Tomah VA police Monday and booked at the Monroe County jail later in the day. Davis was released on a $10,000 signature bond with restrictions the next day.

Davis is facing multiple possible sexual assault charges, and will appear in court on January 25. No charges have been officially made as of yet, but they could include sexual exploitation by a therapist, lewd and lascivious behavior, and intentionally subject an individual at risk to abuse, amongst other possible charges.

Davis is a Peer Support Specialist for the Tomah VA. He is currently on an “Authorized Absence,” which is a paid leave. Davis typically sees veterans in the Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Program.

The VA’s police investigation is ongoing.

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