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Two enter not guilty pleas

in prescription drug case

A Lac du Flambeau woman and a Boulder Junction man pleaded not guilty to charges of possession with intent to deliver prescription drugs in Vilas County Circuit Court last week.

Barbara T. Maloney, 33, of Lac du Flambeau, and Thomas J. Meehan, 47, of Boulder Junction, entered not guilty pleas to the charges. Her pretrial conference was set for Aug. 6 at 11:30 a.m. and his will be the same day at 11:45 a.m.

According to the complaint, Meehan told law enforcement officers during a traffic stop Feb. 28 that he was going to Maloney’s residence to purchase the prescription drug Percocet for $20 each.

After his cellphone was seized, along with the cellphone of another person in the car, during the execution of a search warrant, law enforcement officers allegedly discovered text messages to Maloney concerning the purchase of Percocet.

A woman who was driving the vehicle also was arrested. She said she was just driving the vehicle and purchasing drugs for herself.

In other felony cases, Rosalind K. Mann, 21, of Lac du Flambeau, charged with physical abuse of a child, intentionally causing bodily harm and disorderly conduct, had a preliminary hearing set for July 10 at 2:45 p.m.

A request to modify Mann’s bond was granted during a bond forfeiture hearing. Circuit Judge Neal A. Nielsen III?amended her bond to $3,500 cash with the condition that she remain at Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff or any other health care facility under doctor supervision. Once released from the hospital, she must immediately return to the Vilas County Jail.

According to the complaint, Mann allegedly hit a 15-year-old girl in the forehead with a closed fist when Mann attempted to pick up her infant child from a babysitter at 6:50 a.m. Sept. 9, 2012. The victim’s mother said she would not allow Mann to take the baby home because she was intoxicated. The girl apparently stepped between Mann and the woman and then was hit. The girl also hit Mann, saying she was defending herself.

Mann missed a May 30 preliminary hearing and a body-only warrant was issued for her arrest. Her new $3,500 cash bond is without 24-hour watch by the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department at Howard Young Medical Center.

Regina Oyen, 36, of Lac du Flambeau, charged with dispensing a prescribed drug without a prescription, had a preliminary hearing set for July 12 at 10:30 a.m. According to the complaint, Oyen allegedly gave 10 gabapentin pills to another woman in a restroom at the Lac du Flambeau Elementary School Feb. 28. A student observed the two women in the restroom and reported it to school officials. Oyen said Cheyenne Meshigaud, 21, of Lac du Flambeau, was “begging” for the pills because her back was hurting.

Meshigaud was charged with possession of an illegally obtained prescription drug, a misdemeanor. She has a plea and sentencing hearing set for July 22 at 1:30 p.m.

Heather F. Mann, 24, of Lac du Flambeau, charged with attempting to flee or elude a traffic officer, had preliminary hearing set for July 12 at 10 a.m.

According to the complaint, Mann was the driver a vehicle that left the Lake of the Torches Casino parking lot following a fight Feb. 7 at about 11:30 p.m. Law enforcement officers said one or two subjects exited the vehicle at an intersection. She then took off at a high rate of speed and was ultimately arrested in a driveway at 303 Waboos Circle in Lac du Flambeau.

Emery A. Morey, 39, of Lac du Flambeau, charged with substantial battery and disorderly conduct, had a plea and sentencing hearing set for July 29 at 2 p.m. Morey missed a court date June 17 and a bench warrant was issued. That warrant was quashed June 24, but his $1,000 signature bond was reinstated.

According to the complaint, Morey with arguing with a 73-year-old Lac du Flambeau man Aug. 4, 2012, about his employment history and he allegedly pushed the man to the ground, who claimed he injured his hip when he hit the ground. A nurse at Howard Young Medical Center said told law enforcement officers the man had sustained a fractured right hip.

Tuesday, July 02, 2013 1:33 PM

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