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Man guilty of multiple armed robberies

May 23, 2013
ELKHORN — A 26-year-old Elgin, Ill., man who was part of a group that was responsible for multiple armed robberies in Wisconsin and Illinois pleaded guilty May 7 to three felony charges in Walworth County Circuit Court. Terrance Cortez Walker Jr. is scheduled to be sentenced June 27. Each felony count of armed robbery carries a maximum penalty of $100,000 in fines and 40 years imprisonment. Walker was arrested in 2009. Walker and others were arrested in connection with an armed robbery ring that was linked to more than 20 thefts.
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Subcontractor avoids prison in theft case

May 23, 2013
A 37-year-old Pell Lake subcontractor was sentenced May 13 to four years of probation after he used money meant for materials on personal expenses. Jason Bader, W192 Tulip Drive, is the owner of J & J Sealcoating. As a condition of his probation, Bader must serve six months in jail with work-release privileges. He also must pay $103,423 in restitution. ...subscribers>>

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Heroin dealer gets one year in prison
May 16, 2013
A Lake Geneva man was sentenced to one year in prison for delivering heroin in Walworth County. Michael A. Moore, 42, pleaded guilty May 2 to a felony charge of delivering heroin. He also was sentenced to two years of extended supervision. ...subscribers>>
Judge: 'He groomed these girls'
Former Bay JV basketball coach gets 10 years prison
May 16, 2013
ELKHORN — “Shane McKinley is a predator,” Judge John Race said before sending the former Williams Bay JV basketball coach to prison for 10 years.After serving 10 years in prison, the 28-year-old will spend another five years on extended supervision. McKinley also must register as a sex offender for the rest of his life.During an emotional hearing, two girls talked about having a sexual relationship with McKinley when they were underage.
Former coach McKinley sentenced for sexual assault
May 09, 2013
A former Williams Bay JV basketball coach was sentenced this afternoon to 10 years in prison for a sexual relationship he had with a student.After serving the prison sentence, Shane S. McKinley, 28, now of Texas, will spend five years on extended supervision. He also must register as a sex offender.During an emotional hearing, two girls talked about having a sexual relationship with McKinley when they were underage. The girls said McKinley was verbally abusive and manipulating.
Teen gets probation for armed robbery
May 09, 2013
A 19-year-old Silver Lake, man was sentenced to eight years of probation for his role in the 2009 holdup of an Elkhorn gas station.Tyler J. Trnovec, 408 Anita Court, pleaded guilty April 25 to a felony charge of armed robbery. According to the criminal complaint: ...subscribers>>
Pell Lake men face burglary charge
May 09, 2013
Two Pell Lake men are accused of breaking into the Lakeside Country Store and one is believed to have returned a couple of days later to purchase energy drinks. Donald A. Monroe, 18, and Matthew Monroe, 17, both of W932 Pell Lake Drive, have been charged with felony burglary and misdemeanor counts of criminal damage to property and theft. If convicted of all counts both men face up to 14 years imprisonment and $45,000 in fines. ...subscribers>>
Delavan man sentenced to jail for theft
May 09, 2013
A 20-year-old Delavan man was sentenced to four months in jail with work release privileges for his role in thefts from the East Delavan Union Cemetery Association. Matthew O. Soukup, 706 Faryl Ave., No. 12, also was sentenced to 40 hours of community service, which he already completed. Soukup is eligible to have his record expunged if he successfully completes his sentence. He pleaded guilty to a felony charge of identity theft for financial gain.Soukup’s grandmother, Sandra A. Behn, 75, pleaded guilty March to a felony charge of theft from a business setting, and was sentenced April 12 to two years of probation. ...subscribers>>
Kenosha woman guilty of selling heroin
May 09, 2013
A 45-year-old Kenosha woman pleaded guilty April 17 to a felony charge of delivering heroin. Kristi F. Doll was arrested after she sold heroin to a confidential informant in Lake Geneva on Jan. 6. Doll was sentenced to three years of probation and must complete 100 hours of community service. ...subscribers>>
Man accused of child sexual assault
May 09, 2013
A 19-year-old Lake Geneva man is accused of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl.If convicted, Roberto O. Sanchez-Nova, 1167 S. Wells St., Apt. No. 2, faces a felony charge of 60 years imprisonment.Sanchez-Nova is being held in the Walworth County jail in lieu of a $20,000 cash bond. ...subscribers>>
Fort Atkinson man allegedly sold Percocet
May 09, 2013
A 31-year-old Fort Atkinson man faces a felony charge of delivering narcotics. If convicted, Devin J. Heussner faces up to 15 years imprisonment and $50,000 in fines.According to the criminal complaint: ...subscribers>>
Illinois man faces pot charge
May 09, 2013
Police arrested a 31-year-old Schaumburg, Ill., man after finding six grams of marijuana during an April 21 traffic stop.Jermaine M. Cooper faces a felony charge of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver marijuana. He has been charged as a repeat offender.According to the criminal complaint: ...subscribers>>
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