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Vilas County Court report

Eagle River man bound over
for delivering money to inmate

A 19-year-old Eagle River man, charged with delivery of illegal articles to an inmate and obstructing an officer, was bound over after probable cause was found he had committed a crime in Vilas County Circuit Court last week.

Joseph R. Johnson pleaded not guilty and a pretrial conference was set for Aug. 19 at 10:45 a.m.

According to the complaint, Johnson allegedly gave money to Todd Brecht between Sept. 23, 2013, and Oct. 1, 2013, while Brecht was inmate at Camp McNaughton and working at the St. Germain Golf Course.

Johnson allegedly receiv­ed $5,000 from Shirley Brecht,

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 1:38 PM
Public meetings

Eagle River Finance Committee — Tuesday, July 8, 5:15 p.m., City Hall. Agenda: Review and approval of accounts payable for city and golf course.

Eagle River Common Council —?Tuesday, July 8, 6 p.m., City Hall. Agenda:?Walter E. Olson Memorial Library plan and stump dump options.

Lincoln Town Board —?Tuesday, July 8, 6:30 p.m., Lincoln Town Hall. Agenda:?Three Eagle Bike Trail request and Walter E. Olson Memorial Library.

Vilas County Board Legislative & Judicial Committee —?Wednesday, July 9, 9:30 a.m., courthouse. Agenda:?WCA legislative platform.

Eagle River Light & Water Commission — Tuesday, July 15, 1 p.m., City Hall. Agenda: A quorum of the Eagle River City Council may be present.

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 1:37 PM
Police report

Vilas County Sheriff

Vilas County Sheriff’s Department dispatchers last week reported at least 14 vehicle accidents, 10 car vs. deer accidents, seven re­quests for an ambulance, seven animal problems, seven requests for agency assistance, one abandoned vehicle, one attempt to locate, one burglary,

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 1:37 PM
Vilas County Court report

Rhinelander man pleads not guilty
for allegedly taking money from safe

An 18-year-old Rhine­lander man, charged with misdemeanor theft, burglary of a building or dwelling and theft of moveable property, pleaded not guilty in Vilas County Circuit Court last week.

Mathew S. Johnson, who was not present for his preliminary hearing at 9 a.m. June 23, showed up later in the day and a warrant for his arrest was quashed.

Vilas Circuit Judge Neal A. Nielsen III set a pretrial conference for July 22 at 9:45 a.m.

According to the complaint,

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 10:39 AM
Public meetings

Oneida County Planning & Development Committee — Wednesday, July 2, 1 p.m., Oneida County Courthouse. Agenda:?Sign regulations.

Vilas County Land & Water Conservation Committee —?Thursday, July 3, 9 a.m., courthouse. Agenda:?2015 department budget draft.

Conover Town Board —?Thursday, July 3, 6 p.m., Conover Center. Agenda:?Resolution 144-14: Snowmobile Routes as it relates to Old 45 Rd.

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 10:38 AM
Police report

Vilas County Sheriff

Complaints entered by Vilas County Sheriff’s De­partment dispatchers last week included at least eight vehicle accidents, six car vs. deer accidents, two reports of domestic violence, two fires, one fireworks complaint, three reports of found property, one loitering complaint, five requests for an ambulance, five animal problems, two requests for agency assistance, nine burglar alarms, eight requests for citizen assistance, one case of fraud, one harassment complaint, nine re­ports of hazardous conditions,

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 10:38 AM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 01, 2014 10:38 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:


June 16, 2014

Ann M. Moore to Elizabeth Ann Dutton and husband, prt NE SE in 33-40-4, gov lot 2, $75

Judith Ann Webb to George Polcaster and wife,

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 10:37 AM
Vilas County Court report
Five arrested in May drug raid
make appearances, face felonies

Five persons taken into custody in a drug raid at a residence east of Eagle River May 19 and charged with felonies made appearances in Vilas County Circuit Court during the past week.

James Mahar Jr., 19, of Conover, had a preliminary hearing called off after the court was told the officer scheduled to testify was not present.

Mahar faces four Class I felony and two Class H felony counts. Each Class I count carries a maximum fine of $10,000 and maximum prison of three years. Each Class H counts maximum fine is the same with a maximum six-year prison term. Four of the felonies are

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:57 PM
Public meetings

Vilas County Public Health Committee — Wednesday, June 25, 9:30 a.m., courthouse. Agenda:?A quorum of the Vilas County Board may be present and new board member introductions.

Phelps School Board —?Thursday, June 26, 6 p.m., Phelps School. Agenda:?Reports and budget revisions.

Vilas County Board County-Tribal Concerns Committee —?Monday, June 30, 9 a.m., Peter Christensen Health Center. Agenda:?Updates. 

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:57 PM
Police report

Vilas County Sheriff

A total of 392 complaints were entered by Vilas County Sheriff’s Department dispatchers last week.

The department reported at least 12 vehicle accidents, 11 car vs. deer accidents, four requests for agency assistance, two requests for an ambulance, seven animal problems, two attempts to locate, one battery, six burglar alarms, four requests for citizen assistance, eight reports of criminal damage to property, four disturbances, one report of domestic violence, two fires, two fireworks complaints, four reports of found property, four harassment complaints, 11 hazards, one hit-and-run,

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:56 PM