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.
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.
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.”
Two men from Price County pleaded no contest this week in Rusk County Circuit Court to possessing methamphetamine at a traffic stop.
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.
A Ladysmith woman pleaded not guilty on Monday, July 20 to stealing about $112,000 from her previous employer, Wells Fargo in Ladysmith.
A Ladysmith man was sentenced to two years of probation on Monday, July 20 for shoplifting food from a Ladysmith grocery store.
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…