Shell Lake man charged with child sex crimes from undercover sting

Shayne Trudelle - photo from Barron County Sheriff's Department

BARRON COUNTY- A 43-year-old Shell Lake man has been charged with three felonies including child enticement.
According to court records Shayne Trudelle, 43, Shell Lake, is charged with the felony crimes of use a computer to facilitate a child sex crime, child enticement-sexual contact, possession of methamphetamine and the misdemeanor of carrying a concealed weapon.
WQOW reports that, according to the criminal complaint, the sting caught Trudelle attempting to meeting up with a 15-year-old boy to “fool around.” At the time of Trudelle’s arrest law enforcement found a gun in his vehicle, a syringe and a baggie containing a crystalline substance. During a search of his clothing two small bags of methamphetamine were found.