The ticket Turner received is a public record, but it was issued by the municipal court for the town of La Crosse and is not publicly listed on the CCAP. It would only become public through the city’s public record request forms.
The La Crosse Police Department in a statement said no one had contacted the department or made a complaint about what Turner’s attorney said.
“To comment or respond without further information would be premature,” he said.
Turner has since been put on administrative leave from his position as Community, Family and Youth Director at the La Crosse Area Family YMCA.
“We were deeply saddened and disappointed to learn that Keonte Turner, one of our employees, is under investigation by the La Crosse Police Department and the Wisconsin Justice Department. As soon as we learned of the investigation involving Mr. Turner, he was placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation, ”the Y said in a statement.
“At this time, the investigation does not allege any misconduct or improper activity on Y’s property,” the statement said, indicating that officials plan to cooperate with law enforcement if contacted, and noting that Turner “gave no reason for concern” during his background check. or had discipline problems while employed.