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Vilas County Court report

Man convicted of 5th-offense OWI
gets six months in jail, fined $3,214

A 37-year-old Lac du Flambeau man pleaded no contest and was found guilty to fifth-offense operating while intoxicated in Vilas County Circuit Court last week.

Preston J. Allen’s sentence was withheld and he was placed on probation for three years with conditions that include six months in jail and a fine more than $3,200. Charges of operating with a prohibited alcohol concentration and operating a motor vehicle while revoked were dismissed in the plea agreement.

Circuit Judge Neal A. Nielsen III said conditions of Allen’s probation include:

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:30 AM
Public meetings

Plum Lake Lakes Committee — Wednesday, Aug. 27, 9:30 a.m., Sayner Town Hall. Agenda:?Reports.

Vilas County Forestry, Recreation & Land Committee —?Wednesday, Aug. 27, 1 p.m., courthouse. Agenda:?Phelps land-use agreement.

Three Lakes School Board —?Wednesday, Aug. 27, 7:15 p.m., Three Lakes School. Agenda:?Fab Lab update.

Vilas County Board County-Tribal Concerns  Committee — Thursday, Aug. 28, 9 a.m., Peter Christensen Health Center. Agenda:?Updates.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:28 AM
Police report

Vilas County Sheriff

A total of 344 complaints were entered by Vilas County Sheriff’s Department dispatchers last week.

The department reported at least nine vehicle accidents, eight car vs. deer accidents, two car vs. bear accidents, three requests for agency assistance, three requests for an ambulance, three animal problems, one attempt to locate, eight burglar alarms, 14 requests for citizen assistance,

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:27 AM
Real estate transactions

The real estate transactions listed below are being published at the request of many of our readers. The information is public record and reflects an index of each week’s transactions.

Property transactions exceeding $10,000 recorded at the Vilas County Courthouse the past week and the transfer fee:


Aug. 18, 2014

Dale W. Engberg et al, Patrick G. Requa et al and Marny Requa Cunningham et al to Joseph W. Steffens, prt SW NW in 11-41-11, prt SE NE in 10-41-11, $360

Brenda L. Couey Trustee and Brandt Trust 04/11/05 to Richard L. Schwerman,

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:27 AM
Vilas County Court report

Man sentenced to state prison
for violating parole from ’08

A 34-year-old Lac du Flambeau man, who was placed on probation for eight years in June of 2008 after pleading no contest to second-degree sexual assault of a child, was sentenced to seven years in the Wisconsin Prison System at a sentencing hearing on revocation in Vilas County Circuit Court last week.

Samuel J. Tucker Jr. possessed illegal drugs with the intent to deliver and used illegal drugs between Nov. 15, 2013, and April 4, 2014, both violations of his parole. He also behaved disorderly toward a school bus driver Feb. 20 according to court documents provided

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 11:00 AM