Big Changes Happening on August 7, 2019.

COUNTDOWN: DAYS HRS MINS SECS

Court News

Felony intimidation, false imprisonment

A Shawano man has been charged with felony counts of intimidating a victim and false imprisonment following an incident in the city last month.

Eric M. Parker, 25, is accused of repeatedly striking and injuring a woman during the July 22 incident and then keeping her from leaving or contacting police. He is also charged with misdemeanor counts of battery and criminal damage to property.

Parker could face a maximum 10 years in prison and $25,000 fine for felony intimidation, and six years and a $10,000 fine for false imprisonment if convicted.

He is scheduled for an initial court appearance on Sept. 19.

Aggravated battery

A Shawano man is facing a felony charge of aggravated battery to an elderly person after allegedly causing bodily harm to a 62-year-old woman in the town of Wescott last week.

Eugene B. Welch, 47, is accused of throwing an elderly woman into a wall at her residence on Aug. 12.

The felony count normally carries a maximum penalty of six years in prison and a $10,000 fine, but Welch could face an enhanced penalty because of previous convictions.

Welch is also charged with a felony count of identity theft for allegedly giving authorities a false name when questioned about the incident.

He is being held on a $2,500 cash bond and is scheduled for a preliminary hearing Tuesday.

Felony theft

A Shawano woman has been charged with felony theft for allegedly making off with 10 smartphones while working at Cellcom in June.

Courtney Zook, 22, allegedly stole used, loaner and customer phones while employed at the store at 511 N. Main St., Shawano, according to the criminal complaint. The phones were valued at more than $6,200.

She could face a maximum six years in prison and $10,000 fine if found guilty. She is also charged with four counts of misdemeanor theft.

Zook is scheduled for an initial court appearance on Sept. 19.

Possession of narcotics

A Milwaukee woman has been charged with three felony counts of possession of narcotic drugs after being found allegedly in possession of illegally obtained prescription drugs during a traffic stop.

Shannon M. Chachere-Mindingall, 46, was pulled over for speeding in the town of Maple Grove on Aug. 11.

She was allegedly in possession of 41 Oxycodone and five Ocycontin pills, according to the criminal complaint.

She could face a maximum 3 1/2 years in prison and $10,000 fine on each count if convicted.

Chachere-Mindingall is free on a $2,500 signature bond and is due in court for an adjourned initial appearance Aug. 29.