“Tony the Twister” is headed to prison. Anthony Stelter was a childrens entertainer in Dane County. The 41 year-old Stelter did magic tricks and worked with balloons. And, he sexually assaulted three teenage girls between 2004 and 2008. Wednesday, Stelter was sentenced to 41 and a half years in prison.
Dane County Judge Patrick Fiedler called Steleter, who performed under the name “Tony the Twister,” evil. In adddition to the sexual assault convictions, Stelter was also accused of trying to have the prosecutor in the case and a Town of Madison Police detective killed. Prosecutors said Stelter tried to hire a hit man from the Dane County jail, but another inmate told authorities of the plot.