Sunday, April 22, 2018

Notable Court Cases - Week of April 23 - April 27, 2018






Notable Court Cases - Week of April 23-April 27, 2018


No claims to the accuracy of this information are made. The information and photos presented on this site have been collected from the websites of County Sheriff's Offices or Clerk of Courts. The people featured on this site may not have been convicted of the charges or crimes listed and are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Do not rely on this site to determine factual criminal evidence. There may be persons listed who are not "newly arrested", but are being transferred from another Correctional Facility to Brown County Circuit Court for appearances related to Brown County charges. The release of this information is intended to educate and protect the public and is NOT to be used to injure, harass, or commit a criminal act against any individual or their family.

Booking charges are usually amended with modifiers at initial court appearances. Charges may change without notice as a result of plea bargaining, court hearings, or jury trials.

Monday April 23, 2018

1. Dillion Knoll
Manufacture/Deliver Heroin < 3 grams / Repeater - 2nd + Offense (F)

17CF1734 - Plea Hearing
  • 11/17/17 - Complaint Filed. Initial Appearance. $5,000 Signature Bond set & signed. Report to Brown County Day Referral Center. 
  • 11/28/17 - Signature Bond conditions modified - court orders defendant to follow conditions set by Day Referral Center. Defendant signed modified bond conditions.


2. Jimmy Vado-Bernes
2nd Degree Sexual Assault of Child (F)
Intimidate Victim / Dissuade Reporting (M)

17CF1115 - Plea Hearing
  • 8/1/17 - Complaint w/Warrant Filed.
  • 9/11/17 - Return on Warrant / Initial Appearance. $10,000 Cash Bond set. No contact with victim.
  • 9/20/17 - Cash Bond posted with sheriff.
  • 1/17/18 - Notice of Intent to use Audiovisual Recording of Child Statement. Notice of Offer of Proof. Notice of State's motion to seal court records.
  • 1/30/18 - Order from Court to Seal or Redact a Court Record.


3. Gregory Janowski
Possession w/Intent - Amphetamine > 10-50 grams / Repeater (F)
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia / Repeater (M)

16CF1800 - Plea Hearing
  • 12/21/16 - Complaint with Warrant Filed.
  • 3/13/17 - Return on Warrant / Initial Appearance. $2,500 Cash Bond set. 
  • 5/23/17 - Motion to Amend Bond. 
  • 6/13/17 - Cash bond amended to $5,000 Signature Bond. Signature Bond signed. 
  • 1/5/18 - Bench Warrant Authorized, stayed until January 8
  • 1/11/18 - Return on Warrant. Bond reinstated.


Tuesday April 24, 2018

4. Doreen Stelmach
Manufacture/Deliver Schedule I/II Narcotics / Party to a Crime / Intent to Deliver on or Near School (F)
Manufacture/Deliver Heroin < 3 grams / Intent to Deliver on or Near School (F) - 2 counts
Neglecting a Child (M) - 2 counts
Manufacture/Deliver Drug Paraphernalia (M)
Falsely Present a Non-Controlled Substance / Party to a Crime (F)
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia / Party to a Crime (M)

17CF1851 - Plea Hearing
  • 12/14/17 - Complaint Filed. Initial Appearance. $20,000 Cash Bond set. No contact with Michael McCorison.


Wednesday April 25, 2018






5. Jason Barfell
Case 16CF1539
Substantial Battery - Intend Bodily Harm / Party to a Crime (F)
Disorderly Conduct / Party to a Crime (M)

Case 16CF1669
Possession w/Intent - Amphetamine > 10-50 grams / Party to a Crime (F) - 2 counts
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia / Party to a Crime (M)
Possess Illegally Obtained Prescription (M)
Possess Amphetamine / LSD / Psilocin (M)
Possession of THC (M)
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (M)
Bail Jumping - Felony (F)

16CF1539 - Plea Hearing
  • 10/28/16 - Complaint Filed. Initial Appearance - $5,000 Signature Bond set & signed. 
  • 12/13/16 - Notice of Intent to Introduce Medical Records
  • 6/15/17 - Defendant's Invocation of Right to Remain Silent

16CF1669 - Plea Hearing
  • 11/23/16 - Complaint Filed. Initial Appearance. $10,000 Cash Bond set. No presence in taverns/liquor stores. Defendant refused to sign bond.
  • 11/29/16 - $10,000 Cash Bond posted w/sheriff.
  • 6/15/17 - Defendant's Invocation of Right to Remain Silent


6. Derrick Wells
4th Degree Sexual Assault / Repeater (M)

17CM1470 - Sentencing Hearing
  • 9/11/17 - Summons & Complaint. 
  • 9/20/17 - Initial Appearance. $5,000 Signature Bond set. No contact with victim.
  • 9/26/17 - Signature Bond set.
  • 4/4/18 - Jury Trial, 12 person, Guilty Verdict


Thursday April 26, 2018

7. Allen Kindt
Repeated Sexual Assault of Same Child (At Least 3 Violations of 1st/2nd Degree) (F)
Incest with Child (F)

16CF1619 - Plea Hearing
  • 11/11/16 - Complaint Filed. Initial Appearance. $50,000 Cash Bond set. 
    • No contact with any minors. No contact with 3 victims (born in 2005, 2011, 2006)
  • 11/23/16 - Indigence Hearing. Court amends cash bond to $25,000 with all prior conditions. No unsupervised contact w/minors.
  • 11/29/16 - $25,000 Cash Bond posted.
  • 1/13/17 - Notice of Intent to Use Audiovisual Recording of Child Statement.
  • 3/2/17 - Notice of Intent to Use Audiovisual Recording of Child Statement. Notice of Intent to Admit Other Acts into Evidence. 


8. Miguel Rivera
Burglary - Building or Dwelling (F) - 2 counts
Bail Jumping - Misdemeanor

17CF1868 - Plea Hearing
  • 12/18/17 - Complaint Filed. Initial Appearance. $5,000 Cash Bond set.
    • No contact with Riveria Bar & Grill, Michael M & Mari O.


9. Erin Driscoll (No mugshot available)
Repeated Sexual Assault of Same Child (At Least 3 Violations of 1st/2nd Degree) (F)

17CF1251 - Plea/Sentencing Hearing
  • 8/25/17 - Summons & Complaint.
  • 9/22/17 - Initial Appearance. $2,500 Signature Bond set & signed.
    • No contact with victim. No contact with any minors without supervision. Court orders DNA to be provided. 
Friday April 27, 2018






10. Nicholas Darnick
Use of Computer to Facilitate Child Sex Crime (F)
Child Enticement - Sexual Contact (F)

16CF696 - Plea Hearing
  • 5/9/16 - Complaint Filed. Initial Appearance. $25,000 Cash Bond set. Affidavit of Probable Cause & Judicial Determination
    • No use of any device that can access the internet.
  • 5/16/16 - Motion for Reduction of Bail.
  • 5/19/16 - Cash Bond posted with sheriff.
  • 10/3/16 - Defendant's Motion to Dismiss. 
  • 5/19/17 - State's Brief in Opposition of Defendant's Motion to Dismiss.
  • 9/7/17 - Motion to Dismiss Denied.
  • 3/12/18 - Motion for Modification of Bond.



11. Loren Christensen
Possession of Child Pornography (F) - 10 counts

17CF1009 - Sentencing Hearing

  • 7/12/17 - Complaint Filed. Initial Appearance. $10,000 Cash Bond set. 
    • No possession of any device that can access the internet. No unsupervised contact with any minors.
  • 7/19/17 - Cash Bond Adjusted to $7,500. Amended cash bond signed. Bond posted with Sheriff.
  • 2/26/18 - Plea Hearing. Sentencing Hearing scheduled for 4/27


12. Perry Zaidel
Armed Robbery with Use of Force / Party to a Crime (F)

17CF67 - Sentencing Hearing
  • 1/17/17 - Complaint Filed. Initial Appearance. $20,000 Cash Bond set. 
    • No contact with victims.
  • 2/27/17 - Notice of Intent to Introduce Medical Records.
  • 4/13/17 - Plea Hearing. Cash bond revoked. 
  • 6/20/17 - Status Conference. Sentencing Hearing adjourned due to Pre-Sentence Investigation stating incorrect maximum penalty - DOC to provide amended report. Bond remains revoked.


13. Anthony Donaldson
2nd Degree Sexual Assault of a Child (F)

17CF1159 - Sentencing Hearing
  • 8/10/17 - Complaint Filed. Initial Appearance. $5,000 Cash Bond set. 
    • No contact with victim. No unsupervised contact w/any minors.
  • 8/29/17 - Bail/Bond Hearing. Present Bond continued.
  • 9/27/17 - State's Motion to Seal Court Records. Notice of Intent to Use Audiovisual Recording of Child Statement. 
  • 2/26/18 - Plea Hearing. 


14. Jorge Medina-Patino (No mugshot available)
Repeated Sexual Assault of a Child (F)

17CF1004 - Sentencing Hearing
  • 7/11/17 - Complaint Filed. Initial Appearance. $10,000 Cash Bond set. 
    • No contact with victims. No contact with any minors.
  • 9/7/17 - Motion for Increase of Bail. 
  • 9/12/17 - Arraignment. State's Motion to Increase Bond addressed - Denied by court. Present bond continues. NOT GUILTY Pleas entered.
  • 9/19/17 - State's Motion to Seal Court Records.
  • 9/22/17 - Protective Order placed.
  • 12/14/17 - Defense's Motion for Order to Disclose Confidential Records
  • 1/8/18 - Motion Hearing. Defense's motion to disclose records addressed. 
    • Court denies in part/grants in part motion. 
      • Court denies release of psychological records. 
      • Court grants release of school records (regarding lying & theft incidents) of victim for in camera review by the judge.
  • 2/14/18 - Jury Trial, day 2. State completed their production of evidence. Defense completes their production of evidence. Closing statements & rebuttals made.
    • Jury deliberates and finds defendant GUILTY. Cash bond revoked.

15. Bryant Ellis
1st Degree Reckless Homicide - Use of Dangerous Weapon (F)
Operate Firearm with Controlled Substance (M)
Possess Firearm - Adjudicated Delinquent of a Felony (F)

17CF270 - Sentencing Hearing
  • 2/21/17 - Complaint Filed. Initial Appearance. $150,000 Cash Bond set. 
    • Defendant not to consume alcohol, no possession of firearms or drugs.
    • Defendant refused to sign cash bond.
  • 4/19/18 - Examining Psychologist's Report.
  • WBAY News Story Regarding Homicide









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