Sunday, September 9, 2018

Notable Court Cases - September 10 - September 14, 2018




Weekly Notable Court Cases - September 10 through September 14, 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.

>Click the case number to view court details on Wisconsin Circuit Court Access (WCCA)

Monday - September 10

1. Reginald McGee
Armed Robbery / PTAC - Repeater (F)

Case 16CF1295 - Competency Hearing @ 11:30 am
  • 9/13/16 - Complaint Filed - Initial Appearance - $20,000 Cash Bond set
    • No contact with Burger King, 1005 S. Military Ave and employees.
  • 1/17/17 - Arraignment - Not Guilty Plea entered. 
  • 2/8/17 - Motion & Order for Withdraw of Counsel (Defense)
  • 4/11/17 - State's Motion to Admit Other Acts into Evidence
  • 7/5/17 - Motion Hearing - Court grants defense attorney's motion to withdraw. State's Motion to Admit Other Acts Into Evidence remains open. 
  • 4/23/18 - Defense's Notice & Motion for Competency Examination
  • 5/4/18 - Status Conference - Defense raises competency of defendant. Court orders competency evaluation
    • 6/4/18 - Competency Report
    • 6/4/18 - Competency Hearing - Court adjourns hearing as report was filed late, parties to review report.
  • 6/5/18 - Competency Hearing - Court finds defendant incompetent to proceed - case suspended. Court orders commitment of defendant to DHS for treatment. 

Reginald McGee


2. Cheyton Hayden-Soun
Take and Drive Vehicle without Consent / PTAC (F) - 2 counts - Case 17CF1463
Bail Jumping - Misdemeanor (M) - 7 counts - Case 17CF1463
Take and Drive Vehicle without Consent - Abandon Vehicle / PTAC (F) - Case 17CF1463
Drive or Operate Vehicle without Consent / PTAC (F) - 2 counts - Case 17CF1463
Credit Card - Theft by Acquisition / PTAC (M) - Case 17CF1463
Credit Card - Fraudulent Use <= $2,500 / PTAC (M) - Case 17CF1463

Drive or Operate Vehicle without Consent (F) - Case 17CF1448
Possession of THC (M) - Case 17CF1448

Armed Robbery / PTAC (F) - Case 17CF1825
False Imprisonment / PTAC (F) - Case 17CF1825
Kidnapping - Carry without Consent / PTAC (F) - Case 17CF1825
Operate without Consent - Possess Weapon / PTAC (F) - Case 17CF1825
Bail Jumping - Felony (F) - Case 17CF1825
Bail Jumping - Misdemeanor (M) - Case 17CF1825

Plea Hearing for all 3 cases @ 11:30 am

Case 17CF1463
  • $10,000 Signature Bond set & signed
Case 17CF1448
  • $2,500 Signature Bond set & signed
Case 17CF1825
  • $50,000 Cash Bond set
News story here
Cheyton Hayden-Soun


3. Scott Lynk
1st Degree Reckless Homicide / Deliver Drugs

Case 18CF314 - Sentencing Hearing @ 1:30 pm
  • 2/21/18 - Complaint Filed - Initial Appearance - $25,000 Cash Bond set.
    • No contact with family of victim or Oneida Travel Center premises. GPS to be in place before release.
  • 4/3/18 - Arraignment
  • 6/1/18 - Plea Hearing - Defendant enters No Contest plea
News story here
Scott Lynk


4. Joshua Way
Armed Robbery (F) - 5 counts
False Imprisonment (F) - 7 counts

Case 18CF10 - Plea Hearing @ 1:45 pm
  • 1/2/18 - Complaint Filed - Initial Appearance - $100,000 Cash Bond set
    • No contact with any Subways, Burger King, Hardees, or victims.
    • Probable Cause & Judicial Determination
  • 2/15/18 - Amended Complaint
News story here

Joshua Way





Tuesday - September 11

5. David Meyer
Homicide by Use of Vehicle with PAC (F) - 2 counts

Case 17CF1215 - Sentencing Hearing @ 10:00 am
  • 8/18/17 - Complaint Filed - Initial Appearance - $50,000 Cash Bond set
    • Consume no alcohol, no presence in taverns/liquor stores. Defendant not to operate motor vehicle without valid license. SCRAM device to be installed prior to release from custody.
  • 8/21/17 - $50,000 Cash Bond posted with Sheriff
    • 8/22/17 - Letter from WI Lock & Load - SCRAM device installed.
  • 8/25/17 - Bond Conditions Modified - State addresses issue of bond. No objection by defense. No contact with family of victims, no contact with the scene of the incident (French Rd @ County Highway S). All other conditions remain.
  • 9/5/17 - Exhibit #1 - Criminal Complaint
    • 9/8/17 - Amended Information
    • 9/13/17 - Amended Complaint
  • 9/26/17 - Arraignment - Defendant enters Not Guilty plea to all counts - 2 counts of Homicide by Intoxicated Use of Vehicle - 2 counts of Homicide by Use of Vehicle with PAC. 2nd Amended Information
  • 3/6/18 - Notice of Motion to Bar Consideration of March 12, 1998 Conviction based upon Destruction of the Court File Related to this offense.
    • Motion to Suppress Preliminary Breath Test and Arrest
  • 4/10/18 - Motion Hearing - Court denies Defense's Motion to Exclude. Court adjourns for motion to bar for State to obtain records from DOT. 
  • 4/23/18 - Court denies defense's motion to exclude 1998 conviction. 
  • 6/19/18 - Plea Hearing - No Contest Plea entered to 2 counts of Homicide by Use of Vehicle with PAC, 2 charges of Homicide by Intoxicated Use of Vehicle Dismissed, but Read In to court records.
News story here

David Meyer


Wednesday - September 12

6. Xayasith Orasit
1st Degree Child Sexual Assault / Sexual Contact with Person Under Age 13 (F)
Child Enticement - Sexual Contact (F)

Case 17CF379 - Jury Trial @ 8:15 am
  • 3/13/17 - Complaint with Warrant Filed
  • 6/9/17 - Return on Warrant / Initial Appearance - $20,000 Cash Bond set
    • No contact with victim or victim's family. No unsupervised contact with any minors. Must remain in state of Wisconsin.
  • 6/23/17 - Invoice/Statement of Brown County Sheriff - extradition costs for defendant
  • 6/26/17 - Competency Hearing - Court orders competency examination by DHS.
  • 7/11/17 - Competency Report
  • 7/31/17 - Competency Hearing - Defense contests competency report. Evidentiary Hearing scheduled. Defense requests Laotian interpreter for hearing.
  • 8/4/17 - Defense's Motion for Modification of Bond
    • 8/9/17 - Bail/Bond Hearing - Parties address bond. Court modifies bond to $7,500 Cash. Electronic monitoring must be in place before release and must reside with family member at specific address.
  • 8/17/17 - $7,500 Cash Bond posted with Sheriff
    • 8/18/17 - Correspondence from WI Lock & Load, Defendant placed on GPS device per bail conditions.
  • 9/19/17 - Letter requesting updated evaluation on defendant.
    • 10/2/17 - Order for Competency Examination
    • 10/10/17 - Competency Report
  • 10/13/17 - Evidentiary Hearing - Parties stipulate to findings of Doctor. Court receives report in lieu of testimony. Court finds defendant incompetent to proceed. Case suspended. Bond continues.
    • Order for commitment for Treatment.
  • 1/2/18 - Status Conference - Defendant competent to stand trial, suspension lifted
    • Modification of Bond Conditions - Defendant no longer required to live with family member.
  • 3/2/18 - Arraignment - Not Guilty Pleas entered
  • 4/25/18 - State's Notice of Intent to Use Audiovisual Recording of Child Statement
    • State's Motion to Seal Court Record
    • 7/3/18 - Motion Hearing - Court approves motion, DVDs to be sealed.
  • 8/1/18 - Protective Order
    • Order to Seal Audiovisual Recordings of Child Witness
Xayasith Orasit


7. David Laguna-Saenz
Repeated Sexual Assault of Same Child / At Least 3 Violations of 1st Degree (F)

Case 17CF395 - Jury Trial @ 8:15 am
  • 3/20/17 - Complaint Filed - Initial Appearance - $25,000 Cash Bond set
    • No contact with victim. No unsupervised contact with any minors.
  • 3/21/17 - Probable Cause Affidavit & Judicial Determination
  • 5/8/17 - Charge Amended - Offense Dates Amended
  • 5/9/17 - Amended Complaint
  • 5/31/17 - State's Notice of Intent to Use Audiovisual Recording of Child Statement
  • 6/5/17 - Arraignment - Not Guilty Plea entered
David Laguna-Saenz


8. Robert Conant
Manufacture or Deliver Heroin < 3 grams / 2nd+ Offense (F) - 3 counts
Possession of Narcotic Drugs / 2nd+ Offense (F)
Maintain Drug Trafficking Place / 2nd+ Offense (F)
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia / Repeater (M)

Case 17CF622 - Sentencing Hearing @ 8:30 am
  • 4/28/17 - Complaint Filed 
  • 5/4/17 - Initial Appearance - $15,000 Cash Bond set
  • 5/11/17 - Demand for Speedy Trial
  • 7/21/17 - Arraignment - Defendant enters Not Guilty plea on all counts
  • 8/1/17 - Defendant's Motion to be released on Signature Bond
    • 8/14/17 - Motion Hearing - Court denies motion to modify bond
  • 5/1/18 - Defendant enters Guilty plea on all counts, court revokes bond
  • 6/20/18 - Motion - Defendant's Motion for an Order Allowing Withdrawal of Guilty Pleas & Evidentiary Hearing
  • 9/4/18 - Motion Hearing - Court denies motion to withdraw plea.
Robert Conant





Thursday - September 13

9. Thomasina Cook
2nd Degree Sexual Assault of Child (F) - 2 counts
Child Enticement - Sexual Contact (F) - 2 counts

Case 18CF234 - Jury Trial @ 8:15 am
  • 2/7/18 - Complaint Filed - Initial Appearance - $5,000 Cash Bond set
    • No contact with victim. No contact with any minors except her children.
  • 2/7/18 - $5,000 Cash Bond posted with Sheriff
  • 3/23/18 - Notice of Intent to Use Audiovisual Recording of Child Statement
    • State's Motion to Seal Court Records
  • 4/27/18 - Arraignment - Not Guilty Pleas entered to all counts
Thomasina Cook


10. Jason Pristelski
Child Enticement - Sexual Contact (F)
Possession of Child Pornography (F) - 10 counts

Case 18CF533 - Plea Hearing @ 8:15 am
  • 4/5/18 - Complaint Filed - Initial Appearance - $75,000 Cash Bond set
    • No contact with any minors. No internet. No KiK App. No peer to peer sites, no chat rooms, no Craigslist and no dating sites.
  • 5/4/18 - Defendant's Motion for Grant in Bond Modification
  • 5/22/18 - Arraignment 
  • 7/30/18 - Proposed No Contact Order
    • 7/31/18 - No Contact Order granted
  • 8/17/18 - Motion Hearing - Court denies bond modification
News story here
Jason Pristelski


Friday - September 14

11. Erin Driscoll (No mugshots on file of defendant)
Repeated Sexual Assault of Same Child / At Least 3 Violations of 1st Degree (F)

Case 17CF1251 - Sentencing Hearing @ 8:30 am
  • 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.
  • 11/16/17 - Arraignment 
  • 7/9/18 - Plea Hearing - Defendant enters Guilty Plea
  • 7/16/18 - Psychosexual Risk Assessment of Forensic Psychology

12. Reginald Hines
3rd Degree Sexual Assault (F)

Case 17CF1082 - Sentencing Hearing @ 9:00 am
  • 7/25/17 - Complaint Filed - Initial Appearance - $5,000 Cash Bond set
    • 7/27/17 - Refused to sign cash bond
  • 8/24/17 - Preliminary Hearing - Derek Wicklund sworn & testifies on behalf of State. Exhibit #1 - Criminal Complaint marked, offered, & received. State moves for bindover. Court finds probable cause & orders bindover.
    • Notice of Intent to Introduce Medical Records
  • 9/25/17 - Arraignment - Defendant enters Not Guilty Pleas to both counts - 2nd Degree Sexual Assault (F) and 3rd Degree Sexual Assault (F)
  • 10/18/17 - Demand for Speedy Trial
  • 11/16/17 - Defendant's Motion for Order Reducing Bail
  • 12/1/17 - State's Notice of Intent to Introduce DNA Evidence
  • 12/11/17 - Motion Hearing - Court denies motion to modify bond. Trial remains as scheduled. Speedy Trial Demand remains.
  • 12/20/17 - Defendant's Motion to Adjourn Jury Trial & Revoke Speedy Trial Demand
    • 1/2/18 - Speedy Trial Demand withdrawn
  • 3/30/18 - Motion for Order Reducing Bail
  • 4/4/18 - Papers from Defendant "Grounds for an Dismissal"
  • 4/5/18 - Demand for Speedy Trial
  • 4/23/18 - Status Conference - Court adjourns jury trial, yet speedy trial demand remains. Court holds open pro se motions of defendant. 
  • 6/4/18 - Status Conference - Defendant motions for bond reduction
  • 6/7/18 - Letter from Defendant for Speedy Trial Demand
  • 6/12/18 - Letter from Defendant requesting hearing on "Motion to Dismiss"
  • 6/22/18 - Status Conference - Defendant withdraws Speedy Trial Demand & Pro Se Franks Mann motion that was filed. Defense requests Plea Hearing date.
  • 7/2/18 - Plea Hearing - Defendant enters Guilty Plea to 3rd Degree Sexual Assault, Charge of 2nd Degree Sexual Assault Dismissed, but Read In to court record.
Reginald Hines





13. Dustin Fruzyna
2nd Degree Sexual Assault of Child (F)
Exposing Genitals, Pubic Area, Intimate Parts to a Child (F)

Case 18CF877 - Plea/Sentencing Hearing @ 9:30 am
  • 6/15/18 - Complaint Filed
  • 7/10/18 - Initial Appearance - $10,000 Signature Bond set & signed
  • 8/17/18 - Arraignment - Defendant pleads Not Guilty to both counts
Dustin Fruzyna


14. Rodrigo Hernandez-Rubio
Repeated Sexual Assault of Same Child / At Least 3 Violations of 1st or 2nd Degree (F)
Repeated Sexual Assault of Same Child / At Least 3 Violations of 1st or 2nd Degree (F)

Case 17CF153 - Sentencing Hearing @ 11:00 am
  • 1/23/17 - Probable Cause Hearing - Court finds probable cause. $50,000 Cash Bond set. 
    • No unsupervised contact with any minors. No contact with victim(s)
    • Probable Cause Affidavit & Judicial Determination
  • 2/1/17 - Complaint Filed - Initial Appearance. Waiver of Preliminary Hearing. Parties address bond. Bond is INCREASED to $100,000 Cash. No contact with additional victims.
  • 2/27/17 - Arraignment - Not Guilty Pleas entered by defendant
  • 6/23/17 - State's Motion to Seal Court Records
  • 8/11/17 - Motion Hearing - Court grants order to Seal records. Court admits Audiovisual Recordings of Child Witnesses. 
  • 11/6/17 - Plea Hearing - Defendant Enters No Contest Plea to both counts. Court accepts plea in lieu of Jury Trial. Bond revoked.
  • 3/26/18 - Status Conference - Motion Hearing for defendant to withdraw plea scheduled. Bond Remains Revoked.
  • 3/29/18 - Defendant's Motion to Withdraw No Contest Pleas
  • 6/8/18 - Motion Hearing - Court hears argument on Defendant's Motion to withdraw plea. Court to complete written decision after transcript is completed. Bond remains revoked.
    • 6/27/18 - Court DENIES motion to withdraw plea
Rodrigo Hernandez-Rubio


15. David Tatum
1st Degree Reckless Homicide / PTAC (F)

Case 16CF1380 - Sentencing Hearing @ 1:30 pm
  • 10/3/16 - Complaint Filed - Initial Appearance - $1,000,000 Cash Bond set
    • No contact with multiple victims. Defendant to possess no weapons.
  • 10/4/16 - Probable Cause Affidavit & Judicial Determination
  • 10/14/16 - Notice of Intent to Introduce DNA Evidence
  • 12/19/16 - Arraignment - Defendant enters Not Guilty plea
  • 1/30/18 - Defendant's Motion to Admit Other Acts of Alleged Victim
    • 4/6/18 - Hearing - Parties have agreement on motion.
  • 4/24/18 - Defendant's Demand for Speedy Trial
    • 4/30/18 - Plaintiff's Motion for Adjournment
    • 5/14/18 - Motion Hearing - State's Motion to Adjourn Withdrawn
  • 6/26/18 - Plea Hearing - Defendant enters Alford Plea 
News story here

News story on Initial Charges here

David Tatum

16. Raven Jaworski
Make Terrorist Threats (F) - Deferred Prosecution Agreement - 1 year from 7/17/2017
Disorderly Conduct (M)

Case 17CF506 - Sentencing Hearing @ 3:30 pm
  • Sentence - 
    • Disorderly Conduct charge - 1 year Probation, 50 hours Community Service
    • Make Terrorist Threats - 1 year Deferred Prosecution Agreement
  • 4/7/17 - Complaint Filed - Initial Appearance - $2,500 Cash Bond set
    • Defendant to have no contact with multiple individuals. No contact with Pulaski High School or the Officer of Pulaski High School. 
    • Defendant to possess no weapons. House arrest ordered. Defendant may only go to work.
  • 4/11/17 - Motion for Bond Modification
    • 4/12/17 - Adjourned Initial Appearance - Parties argue bond. Court modifies bond to $2,500 Signature Bond with Electronic Monitoring to be in place before release, Mother to co-sign House Arrest, can go to work & visits with attorney. Signature bond signed.
  • 5/8/17 - Arraignment - Not Guilty Pleas Entered
    • 6/8/17 - Report from WI Lock & Load - Status of Defendant on GPS Bracelet
  • 7/17/17 - Court Approves Deferred Judgement on Count 1. Defendant Adjudicated Guilty on Count 2.
    • Present bond continued on count 1 with exception of removal of GPS per DJA.
    • Court orders DNA be provided
  • 5/3/18 - Revocation Order & Warrant
  • 6/18/18 - Sentencing Hearing on Revocation - Court sentences the defendant on Revocation of Count 2 - Disorderly Conduct. State orally motions to revoke the Deferred Prosecution Agreement on Count 1 - Granted. Court revokes bond regarding count 1. 
    • Agreement Revoked & Probation Revoked. Signature Bond revoked.
Raven Jaworski


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