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  • July 30, 2015

The Ladysmith News: Police/Courts

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Sweeter sentenced for bank hold-ups

A Rice Lake man was sentenced July 24 to nine and one-half years in federal prison for his role in area two bank robberies.

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Wednesday 07/29/2015
Bruce man sentenced to 4th OWI
Updated: July 29, 2015 - 10:51 am

A Bruce man was convicted of his fourth operating while intoxicated charge on Tuesday, July 21 and court ordered more than $10,000 in fines/restitution and jail time.

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Robbery suspect arrested near Weyerhaeuser
Updated: July 29, 2015 - 10:50 am

A Wisconsin State Patrol trooper stopped a vehicle for speeding at 77-mph in a 55-mph zone on U.S. 8 near the Barron and Rusk county line. A driving status check on the driver, Nader J. Abdallah from Houston Texas, indicated a felony warrant, with a caution indicator, for robbery with a dangerous weapon out of Hendersonville, N.C.

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Hayward woman sentenced for bath salt importation
Updated: July 29, 2015 - 10:52 am

A Sawyer County woman was sentenced Monday, July 20 to four years and nine months in federal prison, without the possibility of parole for her role in a conspiracy involving the importation of a synthetic cathinone from China into the United States.  Drugs of this type are often referred to as “bath salts.”   

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Wednesday 07/22/2015
Price County men plead no contest to meth charges
Posted: July 22, 2015

Two men from Price County pleaded no contest this week in Rusk County Circuit Court to possessing methamphetamine at a traffic stop.

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Plea hearing planned for sexual abuse suspect
Posted: July 22, 2015

A Sheldon man, alleged of sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl, will head to a plea hearing this summer in Rusk County Circuit Court.

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ATM heist suspect pleads with $81,000 missing
Posted: July 22, 2015

A Ladysmith woman pleaded not guilty on Monday, July 20 to stealing about $112,000 from her previous employer, Wells Fargo in Ladysmith.

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Dispatch log July 10 - July 18
Posted: July 22, 2015

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City man sentenced to two years probation for food theft
Posted: July 22, 2015

A Ladysmith man was sentenced to two years of probation on Monday, July 20 for shoplifting food from a Ladysmith grocery store.

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Conrath man pleads not guilty to burglary charge
Posted: July 22, 2015

A Conrath man, alleged of burglary, is headed to jury trial as the court found enough evidence for probable cause during a hearing on Monday, July 20.

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Quarantine lifted on three commercial turkey premises

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) said Wednesday it had lifted quarantines on three of nine commercial poultry producers struck by highly pathogeni…

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