Oconto County Circuit Court proceedings

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Times Herald Staff

Proceedings of Aug. 24

Logan M. Reinhard, 17, Little Suamico, pleaded not guilty to a charge of second-degree sexual assault of a child in connection with an incident that allegedly occurred Nov. 1. A pretrial conference was scheduled for Oct. 11.

Proceedings of Aug. 22

A charge of possession of narcotic drugs against Meena Kanwar Briley, 38, Abrams, was dismissed on the prosecutor’s motion.

Christopher D. Wagenknecht, 36, Suring, pleaded no contest to misdemeanor battery and disorderly conduct charges, in connection with an incident that took place Oct. 13. In exchange for the plea, a felony charge of strangulation-suffocation was dismissed. Wagenknecht was placed on two years’ probation, during which time he must maintain absolute sobriety, obtain and maintain gainful employment and undergo and follow through with any assessments ordered by the Department of Corrections.

Donald E. Britten Jr., 50, Mountain, pleaded no contest to two of four counts of failure to provide child support dating to 2015. Judge Michael T. Judge ordered a presentence investigation and scheduled sentencing for Oct. 5.

Zachary James Lipp, 26, Oconto Falls, pleaded no contest to two counts of burglary, in connection with incidents that allegedly occurred Oct. 20 and March 8. Judge Michael T. Judge scheduled sentencing for Sept. 26 and ordered a presentence investigation.

Proceedings of Aug. 20

Edward Montelongo, 25, Gillett, was sentenced to 18 months in prison, followed by two years of extended supervision, for possession of THC (second or subsequent offense), in connection with an incident that occurred May 25. During supervision, he is prohibited from possession or consumption of any alcohol, controlled substances or drug paraphernalia without valid prescriptions, and he may have no contact with anyone known to use, possess or sell illegal drugs.

A Dec. 11-12 jury trial was scheduled for Arnold R. Warrichalet, 55, Oconto, who is charged with second-degree reckless endangerment, substantial battery and misdemeanor battery and disorderly conduct in connection with an incident that allegedly occurred July 15, 2017. A final pretrial hearing was scheduled for Dec. 10.

Stacy L. Nitzske, 50, Mountain, was sentenced to six months in the county jail and two years’ probation for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (fourth offense) in connection with an incident that occurred Nov. 25. As conditions of probation, he must maintain absolute sobriety and complete and follow through with any assessments requested by the Department of Corrections. He also was assessed fines and other court costs totaling $3,105.

A Dec. 11 jury trial was scheduled for Cody J. Meyer, 30, Oconto Falls, who faces a charge of possession of narcotic drugs (second or subsequent offense) in connection with an incident that allegedly occurred July 8. A status conference was scheduled for Sept. 14, with a final pretrial conference on the docket for Dec. 10.

Proceedings of Aug. 17

George Donald Olsen, 66, Marinette, pleaded no contest to a charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (fourth offense), in connection with an incident that occurred Sept. 27. Sentencing was scheduled for Oct. 2.

Gary J. Overby, 62, Lakewood, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated battery of an elderly person and false imprisonment in connection with a domestic incident that allegedly occurred Aug. 6. A pretrial conference was scheduled for Oct. 11.

Faith Kaminski, 19, Lena, pleaded no contest to a charge of theft of movable property, in connection with an incident that occurred Feb. 15, and taking and driving a vehicle without the owner’s consent, in connection with an incident that occurred April 7. Judge Michael T. Judge scheduled sentencing for Oct. 1 and ordered a presentence investigation.

Proceedings of Aug. 15

Alfonso Lopez, 33, Kewaunee, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over on a charge of felony bail jumping in connection with an incident that allegedly occurred July 10. He previously pleaded not guilty to a charge of possession of THC (second or subsequent offense) and misdemeanor charges of bail jumping and operating a motor vehicle after his license was revoked. Arraignment on the new bail jumping charge was scheduled for Sept. 13.

Proceedings of Aug. 14

After a preliminary hearing Tyler J. Readman, 43, Pound, was bound over on a charge of repeated sexual assault of the same child. Arraignment was scheduled for Sept. 13.

Proceedings of Aug. 13

Samuel I. Calewaerts, 42, Green Bay, was sentenced to two years in state prison, followed by four years of extended supervisions, for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (fourth conviction), in connection with an incident that occurred Aug. 20, 2017. He also was sentenced another six months for bail jumping but was given credit for 196 days already served in the county jail. He must undergo alcohol and other drug abuse assessment and follow through with any treatment, and he must maintain absolute sobriety while on extended supervision after his release from prison.

A 30-month prison sentence was imposed but stayed for Bob M. Schroeder, 47, Gillett, for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (fourth offense) in connection with an incident that allegedly occurred Feb. 21. Also imposed and stayed was 30 months of extended supervision; instead he was placed on three years’ probation beginning with one year in the county jail. Under the conditions of probation, he must maintain absolute sobriety and undergo AODA and any other assessments as determined by the Department of Corrections and follow through on any recommendations. He was given credit for 47 days already served in jail.

James Anthony Larock, 21, Green Bay, was sentenced to three years of probation for possession of narcotic drugs after Judge Michael T. Judge imposed and then stayed an 18-month prison sentence followed by two years of extended supervision, in connection with an incident that allegedly occurred Oct. 6. He was sentenced to the 316 days he has already served in the county jail while the court case was processed. Under the conditions of probation, he must maintain absolute sobriety and undergo AODA and any other assessments as determined by the Department of Corrections and follow through on any recommendations.

Shane P. Hamlin, 23, Pulaski, was sentenced to 90 days in the county jail for possession of THC (second or subsequent offense) in connection with an incident that occurred March 10.

Cesar Uriel Castaneda-Hernandez, 35, Crivitz, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and pleaded not guilty to a charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (fifth or sixth offense), in connection with an incident that allegedly occurred July 6. A pretrial conference was scheduled for Sept. 13.