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Eight Lac du Flambeau residents

make appearances on drug charges

Following sweeping raids by 11 law enforcement agencies on the Lac du Flambeau Reservation June 26, at least eight Lac du Flambeau residents had their initial appearance on drug-related charges in Vilas County Circuit Court last week.

Michael W. Allen Jr., 45, of Lac du Flambeau, charged with manufacturing/delivery of marijuana, as a repeater, had a preliminary hearing set for Aug. 22 at 10 a.m.

According to the complaint, Allen allegedly sold one “20 sack” of marijuana for $20 to a confidential informant in a controlled buy at his residence between June 18-20 in Lac du Flambeau. Allen was convicted of possession with intent to deliver marijuana in Vilas County in 2011.

Gladys M. Diver, 32, of Lac du Flambeau, charged with two counts of delivery of schedule I or II narcotics, and party to a crime, had a preliminary hearing set for Aug. 22 at 10:30 a.m. Circuit Judge Neal A. Nielsen III?continued her $1,000 signature bond.

According to the complaint, Diver allegedly sold two oxycodone pills for $80 from her vehicle in a controlled purchase June 20 in Lac du Flambeau.

Samuel N. Vazquez, 31, of Lac du Flambeau, charged with manufacturing/delivery of marijuana, possession of marijuana and misdemeanor bail jumping, all as a repeater, had a pretrial conference set for July 30 and a preliminary hearing set for Aug. 26 at 8:45 a.m.

According to the complaint, Vazquez sold three grams of marijuana for $60 in a control purchase at his residence in Lac du Flambeau June 26.

Susano Marquez, 47, of Lac du Flambeau, charged with three counts of delivery of schedule I or II narcotics and possession of narcotic drugs, all as a repeater, had a preliminary hearing set for Aug. 22 at 9 a.m. Her $2,500 signature bond was continued.

According to the complaint, Marquez allegedly sold oxycodone in three controlled purchases April 18-21, June 16-19 and June 17-20, all in Lac du Flambeau.

Annette S. Poupart, 48, of Lac du Flambeau, charged with manufacturing/delivery of schedule I?or II narcotics June 22, had a preliminary hearing set for Aug. 5 at 3 p.m.

Bertha King, 53, of Lac du Flambeau, charged with manufacturing/delivery of non-narcotics June 26, had a preliminary hearing set for Aug. 22 at 3 p.m.

Joseph V. Smith, 38, of Lac du Flambeau, charged with manufacturing/delivery of schedule I or II narcotics June 26, had a preliminary hearing set for Aug. 30 at 9 a.m.

Louis J. LaBarge Jr., 50, of Lac du Flambeau, charged with manufacturing/delivery of non-narcotics, and possession of an illegally obtained prescription July 26, had a preliminary hearing set for Aug. 22 at 2:30 p.m.

In other felony cases, John A. Price, 61, of St. Germain, charged with attempted strangulation and suffocation, misdemeanor battery and disorderly conduct had a plea and sentencing hearing set for Aug. 19 at 3:15 p.m.

A warrant for Price’s arrest was issued July 3 for missing a plea and sentencing hearing. That warrant was quashed last week when the court was told Price missed the hearing for health reasons.

According to the complaint, Price was arrested Feb. 26 in St. Germain after he became upset over a medical bill and allegedly attempted to strangle a woman at her home.

Joshua M. Schultz, 23, of Rosholt, charged with operating a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent, had a preliminary hearing set for Aug. 5 at 8:45 a.m.

According to the complaint, Schultz allegedly took a 2002 Honda owned by another person and while he was driving the car, he crashed it into a tree in the town of Arbor Vitae June 22. The owner told the sheriff’s department he did not give Schultz permission to drive the vehicle that morning.

Tanya M. Turney, 40, of Lac du Flambeau, charged with third-offense operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated with a minor child in the vehicle, operating with a prohibited alcohol concentration with a child under 16 in the vehicle and operating while revoked, had a plea and sentencing hearing set for July 29. Her $10,000 cash bond was continued.

Turney was arrested for suspicion of driving while intoxicated June 28, 2012, in Lac du Flambeau and allegedly had a preliminary breath test of 0.199%. Officers said there was a minor child in the vehicle.

J. Curtis M. Wolfe, 25, of Lac du Flambeau, charged with forgery, uttering a forgery and misdemeanor theft, had a preliminary hearing set for Aug. 22 at 2 p.m.

According to the complaint, Wolfe allegedly endorsed a check made payable to another person. The $1,000 check was from the Indian Trust Settlement and was cashed at Chippewa Valley Bank in Lac du Flambeau May 10. The owner of the check told investigators he was incarcerated at the time the check was sent to him.

Louisa M. Young, 30, of Lac du Flambeau, pleaded no contest and was found guilty to an amended charge of misdemeanor battery. She was originally charged with child abuse-intentionally causing harm from an incident Feb. 15. Judge Nielsen withheld sentence and placed Young on probation for one year. She may motion for early release from probation after six months if all conditions are met. Conditions of her probation include: continue any alcohol and other drug abuse counseling and follow through as deemed necessary by agent; complete parenting classes; not to possess or consume intoxicants; and no taverns.

 

Travis M. Williams, 19, of Lac du Flambeau, had a charge of substantial battery amended to misdemeanor battery, party to a crime, during a preliminary hearing last week. He also is charged with disorderly conduct, party to a crime. He entered a plea of not guilty to both charges and a pretrial conference was set for Sept. 10 at 9:30 a.m. in the district attorney’s office.

According to the complaint, Williams allegedly was with a group of four suspects who beat up another man about 8:30 p.m. April 12 near the intersection of Chicog and Ellis Point streets in Lac du Flambeau.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 3:15 PM
 

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