Man pleads no contest to charge
in Lac du Flambeau stabbing case
A 31-year-old Lac du Flambeau man, who had a charge of attempted first-degree homicide amended to injury by negligent use of a dangerous weapon, without a repeater enhancer, pleaded no contest and was found guilty in Vilas County Circuit Court last week.
James L. Peterson also pleaded no contest and was found guilty of charges of substantial battery and second-offense operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. Repeater enhancers were removed from both charges as part of the plea agreement that averted a jury trial. A charge of