Oconto County Circuit Court proceedings

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Times Herald Staff

Proceedings of Oct. 3

Charges were dismissed against James Edward Bieber, 39, Green Bay, who had been scheduled for trial on charges of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (fourth offense) and a misdemeanor count of resisting or obstructing an officer, in connection with a traffic accident that occurred Nov. 21 in the town of Little Suamico.

Proceedings of Oct. 2

George Donald Olsen, 66, Marinette, was sentenced to two years’ probation including 270 days in county jail for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (fourth offense), in connection with an incident that occurred Sept. 27, 2017. Judge Michael T. Judge imposed and stayed a three-year state prison term followed by three years of extended supervision, which may be revisited if Olsen violates the conditions of his probation. Those conditions include maintaining absolute sobriety. An ignition interlock device must be placed on any vehicle he owns or drives for three years, and his driver’s license is revoked for three years. He was given credit for 48 days served in jail.

Matthew R. Haag, 44, Pulaski, pleaded no contest to a charge of causing a child to view or listen to a sex act, in connection with an incident that occurred April 4. Four counts of possession of child pornography were dismissed in a plea agreement. Judge Michael T. Judge scheduled sentencing for Nov. 29 and ordered a presentence investigation.

Andrew J. Dellemann, 25, Suamico, pleaded not guilty to a charge of exposing himself to a minor in connection with an incident that allegedly occurred May 31. A further plea hearing was scheduled for Nov. 9.

Sarah J. Dahl, 25, Green Bay, pleaded pleaded no contest to charges of possession of methamphetamine (second or subsequent offense) in connection with an incident that occurred March 30. Judge Michael T. Judge accepted the plea but withheld sentencing in a deferred judgment agreement, instead placing Dahl in the Oconto County Volunteers in Probation program for two years. A charge of possession of THC (second or subsequent offense) was dismissed but read into the record as part of the agreement.

Proceedings of Oct. 1

A deferred prosecution agreement was approved for Joshua Earl Stone, 28, Oconto Falls, on charges of possession of narcotic drugs (second or subsequent offense) and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, in connection with an incident that occurred July 28. He was placed in the Oconto County Volunteers on Probation program for two years.

An Oct. 30 preliminary hearing was ordered for Katy M. Termaat, 21, Pulaski, who is charged with burglary to a building or dwelling and three related misdemeanors, in connection with an incident that allegedly occurred Sept. 2.

David C. Thompson, 49, Suring, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over for arraignment on charges of aggravated battery and misdemeanor disorderly conduct in connection with an incident that allegedly occurred Aug. 15. Arraignment was scheduled for Thursday.

Proceedings of Sept. 27

Jody A. Wendt, 46, Suring, was placed on two years’ probation for misdemeanor witness intimidation, in connection with a Feb. 20 incident, and sending a threatening or obscene computer message, in connection with an Aug. 17 incident. The charges were reduced from felonies. A six-month county jail sentence was imposed and stayed, which may be revisited if Wendt violates terms of his probation.

Proceedings of Sept. 26

Zachary James Lipp, 26, Gillett, formerly of Oconto Falls, was placed on three years of probation for two counts of burglary, in connection with incidents that allegedly occurred Oct. 20 and March 8. Two counts of bail jumping were dismissed but read into the record at the sentencing hearing. Judge Michael T. Judge imposed but then stayed a three-year prison term followed by three years of extended supervision; that sentence would be revisited if Lipp violates terms of his probation. Those terms include a one-year sentence in the county jail (153 days credit for time already served), maintaining absolute sobriety and full-time employment, making restitution to the victim and undergoing any assessment determined by the Department of Corrections and following through with any and all recommendations.

Proceedings of Sept. 25

Robert Louis Depaoll, 48, Escanaba, Michigan, was assessed fines and court costs totaling $693.50 for misdemeanor possession of THC, reduced from a felony charge, in connection an incident that occurred March 25. He was also sentenced to the 86 days already served in the county jail.

Proceedings of Sept. 17

Rick L. Wappler, 38, Cascade, was sentenced to 30 days in jail for possession of THC (second or subsequent offense) in connection with an incident that occurred Oct. 6, 2017. He was assessed court costs and fees of $1,787.05 and all illegal drugs and paraphernalia seized in the case were confiscated.