Dennis Berthold

Dennis Berthold

Two men in Rusk County have been arrested on suspicion of possession of child pornography, according to the Wisconsin Department of Justice Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and the Rusk County Sheriff’s Department.

Authorities said Dennis L. Berthold, 64, and David M. Johnson, 48, were arrested on Thursday, July 11. The two cases are unrelated.

Officers conducted a search warrant on Berthold’s residence and Johnson’s residence on July 11, and took each man into custody. They appeared for bond hearing on Friday, July 12.

A $1,000 cash bond was set for Berthold, with conditions he not possess or use any electronic communication device capable of downloading or storing imagery.

A $1,000 cash bond was set for Johnson, with conditions he not possess or use any electronic communication device capable of downloading or storing imagery.

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