Court News

Strangulation

A Pulaski woman waived her preliminary hearing Monday and entered a plea of not guilty to a felony charge of strangulation and suffocation.

Emily J. Kueper, 40, was arrested July 6 after a domestic disturbance in the town of Angelica during which she allegedly choked another woman.

Kueper could face a maximum six years in prison and $10,000 fine if found guilty. She is also charged with misdemeanor counts of domestic abuse-related battery and disorderly conduct.

Kueper is scheduled for a pre-trial conference on Aug. 19.

Felony OWI

A Shawano man is facing a felony charge of sixth-offense drunken driving after being pulled over in the city of Shawano on July 5.

Burton C. Arthur, 47, could face a maximum six years in prison and $10,000 fine if found guilty of operating while intoxicated.

Arthur was pulled over by a state trooper for a loud muffler and incorrect license tag display, according to the criminal complaint.

According to the complaint, Arthur has three previous OWI convictions in Shawano County, one in Brown County and one in the state of Washington.

He is due in court for a preliminary hearing Friday.

Battery to law enforcement officer

A Keshena woman is scheduled for a preliminary hearing Friday on a felony charge of battery to a law enforcement officer.

Mylia W. Olson, 18, is accused of striking and spitting at a sheriff’s deputy while being arrested after a domestic disturbance at Richmond Town Park on July 3.

Olson could face a maximum six years in prison and a $10,000 fine if convicted. She is also charged with misdemeanor counts of obstructing an officer and resisting an officer.

She was ordered held on a $500 cash bond.