A Burlington woman was in court Friday after the Racine County District Attorney’s Office filed two counts of first-degree sexual assault of a child under the age of 13.

If she’s found guilty of both charges, Suzanne Baker, 38, of Burlington, faces up to 72 years six months in prison and/or fines up to $25,000. The charges were filed in April and a warrant was issued for Baker’s arrest.

The charges stem from incidents that reportedly occurred between Baker, her boyfriend, and a relative of his. Baker is being held on a $2,500 cash bond following the appearance on Friday, according to online court filings.

Baker’s boyfriend Dwight Kaiser, 33, of Burlington, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office in with repeated sexual assault of a child, incest, and child enticement. Each of those charges carries a persistent repeater modifier. If convicted of all charges, Kaiser faces up to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

According to Kaiser’s criminal complaint, officials with the Burlington Police Department were called after a resident walked into the home and found a 9-year-old girl performing oral sex on Kaiser. The girl told officials that she had been doing this for about 18 months. Kaiser had been convicted of soliciting a minor child in 2008 in Lexington County South Carolina.

During the investigation, officials learned that Kaiser had the girl perform a sex act on him while Baker watched and then the girl was told to perform a sex act on Baker.


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Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for Patch.com, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.