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Iliopoulos pleads not guilty in Rhinelander janitor sexual assault caseSubmitted: 11/27/2018
Ben Meyer
Ben Meyer
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Iliopoulos pleads not guilty in Rhinelander janitor sexual assault case
RHINELANDER - A former Rhinelander school janitor accused of sexually assaulting a student pleaded not guilty in court on Tuesday.

Stavros Iliopoulos, 65, is charged with taking a young girl into a closet and hugging, kissing, and touching her inappropriately at Northwoods Community Elementary School last week.

Judge Michael Bloom found enough evidence to allow the case to continue on Tuesday.

Bloom will also allow Iliopoulos to use a Greek translator in court. Iliopoulos is originally from Greece, but in an argument to lower his bond, public defender Elizabeth Svehlek said he's not a flight risk.


"He does not have a passport. He does not have access to travel overseas at this time," Svehlek said.

Bloom kept Iliopoulos's cash bond at $50,000. He will return to court on January 15.

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