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Vilas County Court report

Land O’ Lakes man gets probation
for delivering marijuana in 2012

A 57-year-old Land O’ Lakes man pleaded no contest and was found guilty of manufacturing/delivery?of marijuana during a plea and sentencing hearing in Vilas County Circuit Court last week.

Audie B. Lapp had his sentence withheld and he was placed on probation for two years.

Vilas Circuit Judge Neal A. Nielsen III said the conditions of Lapp’s probation include: fined $1,000; pay a surcharge of $250; submit a DNA sample; complete any assessment?and?follow through for self abuse; and serve 30 days in the county jail with work release privileges.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 11:44 AM
Public meetings

Eagle River Common Council — Tuesday, Jan. 14, 6 p.m., City Hall. Agenda:?Airport, Pride property and plan commission.

Phelps Planning Commission —?Tuesday, Jan. 14, 6:30 p.m., Phelps Town Hall. Agenda:?Presentations and reports.

Lincoln Town Board —?Tuesday, Jan. 14, 6:30 p.m., Lincoln Town Hall. Agenda:?Reports.

Vilas County Personnel Committee — Wednesday, Jan. 15, 9 a.m., courthouse. Agenda: Highway part-time patrolman resolution.

Vilas County Snowmobile Trail Safety  Committee — Thursday, Jan. 16, 9 a.m., courthouse. Agenda:?Reports.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 11:43 AM
Police report

Vilas County Sheriff

A total of 241 complaints were entered by Vilas County Sheriff’s Department dispatchers last week.

The department reported at least 27 vehicle accidents, two requests for an ambulance, three animal problems, two requests for agency assistance, six burglar alarms, six burglary, eight requests for citizen assistance, one domestic violence complaint, one harassment complaint, one hit-and-run,

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 11:42 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:


Jan. 6, 2014

Richard H. Dathan and wife to Todd L. Blank and wife, prt SW SW in 2-40-6, gov lot 4, prt NW SW in 2-40-6, gov lot 3, $750

Bruce K. Belke and wife to Luke R. Schmalz, prt SE NE in 6-42-11, gov lot 4, prt SW NW in 5-42-11, gov lot 1, prt NW NW in 6-42-11, gov lot 1, $237

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 11:41 AM
Vilas County Court report

Arbor Vitae couple gets probation
for taking funds from elderly man

An Arbor Vitae man and woman who took more than $7,000 from an elderly man’s bank account, had a charge of theft in a business setting amended to misdemeanor theft and they were placed on probation for six months in Vilas County Circuit Court last week.

Annetta L. Koshka, 71, and Joseph G. Chosa, 68, must also complete 60 hours of community service.

After withholding sentence and placing Koshka and Chosa on probation,

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 12:00 PM