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Douglas County Circuit Court for Aug. 26, 2022

As reported by Douglas County Circuit Court.

Douglas County, Wis., Courtroom
Douglas County Circuit Court, Superior, Wisconsin.
Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram
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Aug. 9

Kenneth Allen Aamold, 47, Duluth, intentionally subject an individual at risk to abuse-cause bodily harm, deferred conviction agreement fulfilled, amended to misdemeanor battery, 35 days jail served, $484.50 fine.

Landan William Swenson, 19, Poplar, second-degree sexual assault of child, no contest plea, five year deferred prosecution agreement; two counts fourth-degree sexual assault, three years of probation concurrent, no contact with victim; bail jumping, dismissed but read in for sentencing.

Aug. 10

Nicklus Joseph Turner, 28, Duluth, repeater burglary, repeater drive or operate vehicle without consent, no contest pleas, three years state prison, four years extended supervision concurrent, no contact with victim or victim’s property, $518 court costs.

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Aug. 11

Paul Daniel Kulig, 35, 5829 Banks Ave., two counts theft-false representation, no contest pleas, two years of probation concurrent, $7,417.76 restitution and court costs; two additional counts theft-false representation, dismissed but read in for sentencing.

David William LaBarge, 33, 1207 Harrison St., take vehicle without consent and use of force, battery, bail jumping, no contest pleas, four years state prison, three years extended supervision concurrent, $518 court costs, no contact with victim; armed robbery, resisting or obstructing an officer, disorderly conduct, dismissed but read in for sentencing

Aug. 12

Richard Allen Arnold, 46, 1601 N. 16th St., battery, amended to ordinance violation disorderly conduct, no contest plea, $267.50 fine.

Matthew Isaiah Brown, 39, 2109 ½ E. Third St., theft-business setting, probation revoked, three years state prison, three years extended supervision, $53,233.91 restitution, fine and court costs.

Xavier Maurice Cosey, 32, 2107 E. Fifth St., misdemeanor battery, dismissed.

Brian Lee Demartini, 60, 1406 Tower Ave., Apt. 209, third-offense operating while intoxicated, no contest plea, 110 days jail, Huber work release, $3,264 fine, 30 month driver’s license revocation, ignition interlock, alcohol assessment; third-offense operating with a prohibited alcohol concentration, dismissed.

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Thomas E. Fisher, 73, 602 Winter St., theft-movable property, three counts burglary, no contest pleas, five years of of probation concurrent, one year jail, six months of which is imposed and stayed, $1,036 court costs, restitution to be determined; four additional counts burglary, one additional count theft-movable property, bail jumping, dismissed but read in for sentencing.

Gary Lee Garrow, 49, 1107 ½ Harrison St., battery, no contest plea, 90 days jail imposed and stayed, one year of probation, three days jail, $478.20 fine and court costs; strangulation and suffocation, dismissed.

Erick James Gordon, 30, Solon Springs, domestic disorderly conduct, no contest plea, two days jail, $443; bail jumping, resisting or obstructing an officer, guilty pleas, six months jail imposed and stayed, one year of probation concurrent, three days jail, $443 court costs, no contact with victim; vehicle operator flee/elude officer, dismissed.

Chad Michael Hammer, 36, South Range, second-offense in three years operate without a valid license, amended to ordinance violation operate without carrying license, guilty plea, $248.60 fine.

Christopher Joseph Hayward, 33, no address listed, party to burglary, guilty plea, five years state prison, five years extended supervision, $12,097.27 restitution and court costs, no contact with victims or their residence.

Evan Jhonthan Charle Johnson, 21, South Range, drive or operate without consent-abandon vehicle, no contest plea, 90 days jail imposed and stayed, two years of probation, four days jail, $13,935 restitution, fine and court costs.

Leo Girard Kaseno, 42, 1813 N. Fifth St., Apt. 7, failure to maintain sex offender registry, no contest plea, four months jail, $518 court costs.

Adam Lee Leffel, 36, Lake Nebagamon, possession of methamphetamine, possess drug paraphernalia, possess with intent to deliver amphetamine, dismissed.

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Rhonda Bell O’Mary, 25, 914 Tower Ave., Apt. 212, party to burglary, possession of methamphetamine, vehicle operator flee/elude officer, probation revoked, three years state prison, four years extended supervision concurrent, no contact with victim; resisting or obstructing an officer, repeater bail jumping, dismissed.

Scott Robert Wermter, 48, Hawthorne, fifth- or sixth-offense operating with a prohibited alcohol concentration, no contest plea, 18 months state prison, 18 months extended supervision, $3,635 fine, lifetime driver’s license revocation, 30 month ignition interlock, alcohol assessment; fifth- or sixth-offense operating while intoxicated, resisting or obstructing an officer, dismissed.

Aug. 15

Ry Brown Hutchinson, 38, Duluth, third-offense operate with restricted controlled substance, guilty plea, 45 days jail, Huber work release, $1,744 fine, 24 month driver’s license revocation, ignition interlock, alcohol assessment possession of marijuana, possess drug paraphernalia, dismissed.

Billy John Kimmes, 48, 410 Homecroft Court, attempt first-degree intentional homicide, use of a dangerous weapon, found guilty at jury trial, 25 years state prison, five years extended supervision, no contact with victims; first-degree recklessly endangering safety-use of a dangerous weapon, found guilty at jury trial, seven years state prison, two years extended supervision consecutive; discharge firearm from vehicle into vehicle, found guilty at jury trial, five years state prison, two years extended supervision consecutive; possess firearm-convicted of a felony, guilty plea, five years state prison, two years extended supervision consecutive, $518 court costs; felony bail jumping, guilty plea, two years state prison, one year extended supervision consecutive; additional count possess firearm-convicted of a felony, guilty plea, four years state prison, two years extended supervision consecutive, $2,058 restitution and court costs; theft, dismissed but read in for sentencing; possession of methamphetamine, solicitation of harboring/aiding a felon, additional count bail jumping, dismissed.

Aug. 16

Anthony James Holcomb, 36, Minong, possess drug paraphernalia, amended to ordinance violation possess drug paraphernalia, guilty plea, $200.50 fine; possession of methamphetamine, dismissed.

Aug. 17

Laura Susan Ziebell, 41, 1917 E. Sixth St., arson of property other than building, amended to negligent handling of burning material, no contest plea, 90 days jail imposed and stayed, one year of probation, two days jail, $4,602.22 restitution and court costs.

Aug. 19

Brandon Michael Adams, 25, 1508 Broadway St., two counts operating while revoked, both amended to ordinance violation operate without carrying license, guilty pleas, $300.20 fine; failure to install ignition interlock device, dismissed.

Robert Owen Billington Jr., 37, Duluth, retail theft, guilty plea, one day jail, $830.14 restitution, fine and court costs; two additional counts retail theft, dismissed but read in for sentencing.

James Charles Cowen, 65, 1112 John Ave., Apt. 100, operating while revoked, guilty plea, $579 fine and court costs.

Chris Andrew Erickson, 57, 5901 Baxter Ave., hit and run, deferred prosecution agreement revoked, eight days jail, $1,931 fine and court costs.

Tommy Laural Erickson, 22, 6120 Banks Ave., uttering a forgery, deferred prosecution agreement revoked, six months jail, $518 court costs.

Jeffrey Richard Hofstedt, 31, 1905 Ogden Ave., possession of methamphetamine, deferred prosecution agreement revoked, nine months jail imposed and stayed, three years of probation, 70 days jail, $388.25 fine.

Kayla Irene Huewe, 27, 2122 E. Fourth St., substantial battery, no contest plea, two years of probation, 30 days jail, Huber work release, no contact with victim, $518 court costs, restitution to be determined.

Aug. 22

Dominick Allen Moore, 26, 1628 Maryland Ave., vehicle operator flee/elude officers, guilty plea, 18 months state prison, 18 months extended supervision, $591 fine and court costs.

William E. Quam, 40, 1901 New York Ave., Apt. S201, domestic strangulation and suffocation, domestic battery, dismissed.

Charlz Whitney Strong, 35, Duluth, first-degree reckless homicide/deliver drugs, no contest plea, four years state prison, four years extended supervision, $518 court costs, no contact with victim’s mother.

Paden Robert Valentine, 17, 5910 Oakes Ave., drive or operate vehicle without consent, no contest plea, two years probation, three days jail, $518 court costs, no contact with victim, eligible to be expunged.

Anthony Christopher Weems, 36, Duluth, domestic violate/harassment restraining order, no contest plea, 107 days jail, $773 restitution and court costs; domestic criminal damage to property, dismissed but read in for sentencing; repeater domestic disorderly conduct, dismissed.
The Superior Telegram publishes court records as part of its obligation to serve as a keeper of the local historical record. All items are public records submitted by the courthouse in Superior. Individual requests for items to be withheld will not be granted.

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