Person of interest held by Shawano County for armed robber at store|
Authorities in Marathon County have arrested a person of interest in connection with the armed robbery of Donnas Village Pump in Mattoon earlier this month.
According to the Shawano Leaders website, the suspect was pulled over in Marathon County this past Wednesday, where he was taken into custody.
Items discovered in the vehicle apparently matched what the suspect was wearing at the time of the robber. A cash box missing from the gas station was also found.
On March 6 just before 8:30 p.m., a white male, approximately six feet tall, wearing camouflage and a ski mask entered the store on Fourth Street in Mattoon, armed with a gun and demanded the clerk give him money.
He left with an undisclosed amount of cash.
No official charges have been filed in the case, and more information, including the suspects name is expected to be released at a later date.
Antigo Area Weekend Activities
St. Patricks Day dining and tomfoolery, a comedy show in Elcho, and hunting seminar at the Bow Clubs indoor range lead a very busy weekend of activities across the northwoods.
The days ahead will also include performances by Elcho High School drama students, Aniwas Soup-A-Rama and a Winter Blues craft show in Birnamwood.
A look ahead, taken from the Antigo Daily Journals advertising columns, follows:
The 29th annual St. Patricks Day Parade, headquartered at The Country Inn on Highway 55 and Highway D, kicks off at noon, and everyone is invited to come early..stay late.
The parade offers a bit of early spring tomfoolery, with floats from local businesses and civic groups sharing the route with fire trucks, snowmobile trail groomers and whatever else people pull out of their garages or barns.
Country Inn will be serving green beer, brats, burgers and corned beef outside starting at 11 a.m. with proceeds donated to Pickerel Emergency Medical Services. Inside, the restaurant will begin serving corned beef and cabbage at 11 a.m.
ST. PATRICK DINING
After the Pickerel parade, join
Robin sightings add to signs of spring in area
Signs of spring—including blue bags hanging on maple trees, horses shedding shaggy coats, muddy dogs—are abounding across the northwoods, despite deep snows and open cross-country and snowmobile trails.
Add to the list the first sightings of robins across the area.
A resident and friend of the Antigo Journal on Cherry Street reported seeing two of the cheerful spring birds this morning.
They were, she said, squabbling for prime real estate on a backyard tree.
Three are sentenced in Thursday circuit court
Three defendants were given their sentences in Langlade County Court proceedings Thursday.
Keegan A. Edwards, 24, 821 Spruce St., pled no contest to two charges, including retail theft and possession of THC, while a drug paraphernalia count was dismissed, but read in.
Edwards was allegedly involved in an attempted theft of over $800 in merchandise from Menards in Antigo on Nov. 20, 2017, as he and a female companion had filled a box with merchandise and attempted to have it scanned as one item.
They fled the store when caught, but were the subject of a traffic stop a short time later and more stolen items were found in the trunk.
A pipe containing marijuana was found in his possession when arrested.
Edwards was sentenced to 60 day jail terms on each count, but they will run concurrent. He was also fined $500 plus court costs.
Matthew J. Wilhelm, 40, W8415 Forrest Ave., pled no contest to an amended count of resisting/obstructing an officer, while two more serious counts, including a felony charge of false imprisonment were dismissed, but read in as part of a plea agreement.
Wilhelm was ordered to serve 30 days in jail with hu
A mix of jail and fines in Wednesday's local court
Prison was the sentence for a Deerbrook woman who originally pled no contest in a 2014 case, in which a man was stabbed and suffered a punctured lung.
Sabrina J. Deangelis, 21, received a 50 month prison term Wednesday in Langlade County Court, after her probation was revoked in the matter. The term consists of 13 months initial confinement and 37 months of extended supervision. She did receive credit for 408 days served.
Deangelis had been charged with first degree recklessly endangering safety and battery, after police responded to an Edison Street residence on Nov. 27, 2014 where they met a man bleeding from a wound in his back.
He identified Deangelis as his attacker, saying he was stabbed in a parking lot at the location. Police found a very small entry wound on the mans back, consistent with a sharp object such as a screwdriver.
A number of other cases came to their conclusions with sentences Wednesday, they included;
—Ricardo D. Williams, 30, Chicago, pled guilty to an amended count of possession of a controlled substance and was fined $100 plus court costs.
Online accounts show Williams was questioned by Antigo police on