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Buell pleads not guilty to 10 counts

A former Phelps School employee waived his preliminary hearing in Vilas County Circuit Court Monday and entered not guilty pleas to 10 counts of possession of child pornography.

Richard Buell, 62, was taken into custody after he approached school officials last February, saying his school-issued computer had seized up. It was then found to contain suspicious images.

A forensic analysis performed by the Wisconsin Department of Justice found multiple files of children from age 5 to 9 in a variety of explicit acts. A total of 78 images of alleged child pornography were found on searches of his files between November 2012

Tuesday, October 01, 2013 6:30 PM

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