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Vilas County Court Report

Phelps man gets deferred entry
in burglary of animal hospital

A 20-year-old Eagle River man, who pleaded guilty to burglarizing the Eagle River Animal Hospital and a home in Phelps, and criminal damage to property at a Winchester residence, agreed to a deferred entry of judgement (DEJ) in Vilas County Circuit Court last week.

Shane H. Ray of Phelps pleaded guilty to two counts of burglary of a building or dwelling and three counts of criminal damage to property as part of a plea agreement. Charges of attempted burglary of a building or dwelling of the Winchester home and felony bail jumping for an incident at Koinonia Aug. 5, 2013, were dismissed.

Vilas County Circuit Judge Neal A. Nielsen III agreed to the 48-month DEJ,

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 12:38 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, February 18, 2014 1:40 PM )
Public meetings

Vilas County Land Records Committee — Wednesday, Feb. 19, 9 a.m., courthouse. Agenda:?Updates.

Vilas County Public Health Committee —?Wednesday, Feb. 19, 10 a.m., courthouse. Agenda:?Children’s museum safety project.

Phelps Planning Commission —?Wednesday, Feb. 19, 6:30 p.m.,

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 12:38 PM
Police report

Vilas County Sheriff

A total of 184 complaints were entered by Vilas County Sheriff’s Department dispatchers last week.

The department reported at least 22 vehicle accidents, five car versus deer accidents, four requests for an ambulance, two animal problems, one request for agency assistance, three burglar alarms, five requests for citizen assistance, one report of disorderly conduct, one domestic violence complaint, one hit-and-run,

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 12:37 PM
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:


Feb. 3, 2014

Estate of James Windsor to Sarah C. Windsor, prt SE NE in 27-41-8, $180

Vista Trust et al, Jim L. Johnston Trustee and SL Financial of Ill. LLC et al to Timberline Inn LLC, lot 115 of plat 263 in Rest Lake, $1,800

Cary Rose and wife to Robert E. Cribben Jr.,

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 12:36 PM
Vilas County Court Report

Man who injured others
gets extended supervision

A 45-year-old Lac du Flambeau man who crashed the vehicle he was driving while intoxicated into a tree last June, injuring six people,  was sentenced to five years in the Wisconsin Prison System in Vilas County Circuit Court last week.
Richard G. Allen, who was operating the vehicle, will serve the prison sentence on extended supervision, Vilas Circuit Judge Neal A. Nielsen III ruled. Nielsen also sentenced Allen to the county jail for one year.
Allen pleaded guilty to one count of intoxicated use of a vehicle causing great bodily harm, one count of first degree recklessly endangering safety, one count of recklessly endangering safety, and one count of causing injury operating while intoxicated. Nine other charges were dismissed, but read-in at sentencing.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 3:29 PM