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- TWO RIPON MEN CHARGED IN ARMED ROBBERY
Two Ripon men arrested in
connection with an armed robbery at a Ripon business have made their
initial court appearance. 21-year-old
Cody M. Schaffer is charged with one felony count of armed robbery,
while 17-year-old Tyler W. Cody is charged with one felony count of
party to the crime of armed robbery.
The incident happened around 11:45 p.m. September 19th
at Ripon’s Pick n Save. According
to the criminal complaint, the two had planned and discussed robbing
a Ripon business for some time and chose Pick n Save.
The complaint says Cody entered the story to scope out the
location and Schaffer then entered displaying a handgun in his
waistband and told the clerk it was a robbery.
Both individuals left the area and disposed of clothing and a
were able to apprehend both Schaffer and Cody within a half hour of
the robbery after finding them walking in the area of US Bank. Police recovered cash from both individuals and later during
their interviews they admitted to the crime.
Schaffer also stated he stole a toy gun to use in the
robbery. No one was
convicted, both Schaffer and Cody face up to $100,000 in fines and
40 years imprisonment.
VICTIM REACHES ANOTHER MILESTONE
young woman who made medical history by surviving rabies without a
vaccination reaches another milestone in her life.
Jenna Giese was married over the weekend in Fond du Lac.
Giese says her husband, Scot Frassetto, is always there to encourage
her and that they just fit together. A bite from a rabid bat nearly ended Giese's life about 10
years ago when she was in high school. An experimental treatment
saved her life. But, she would have to learn to stand, walk and talk
all over again. And,
after 2½ months in the hospital, Giese left Children's Hospital and
continued her rehabilitation. After years of steady progress, Giese
graduated from Lakeland College in Sheboygan in 2011
MAN ARRESTED AFTER CHASE IN FOND DU LAC COUNTY
Illinois man is in custody following a high-speed chase in Fond du
Lac over the weekend. The chase started shortly after 7pm Saturday
when a sheriff’s deputy attempted to stop a vehicle on Lakeshore
Drive near Howard Litscher Drive in the city of Fond du Lac.
Sheriff’s lieutenant Mike Nolan says the suspect vehicle failed to
stop and continued into Lakeside Park west. Nolan says the
vehicle accelerated and continued on Highway 45 into the city of
Fond du Lac. After crashing into a house on the corner of Doty
and McWilliams Streets, the driver was apprehended following a short
foot chase. The incident remains under investigation.
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Lady Michelle Obama travels to
next Monday to campaign on behalf of Democratic candidate
for governor Mary Burke. On the same day, New
Jersery Governor Chris Christie will be in
to speak on behalf of incumbent Governor Scott Walker.
No details about either visit have been released yet,
though Burke’s campaign has promised additional
information as the date grows closer. The latest
voters suggests the race between the Republican Walker and
the Democrat Burke is almost even. Election Day is
just six weeks from today for
from the city of
and the local N-double-A-C-P chapter say they are joining
forces to try to reduce crime in the southern
city. It has been a summer of an unusual amount of
violence. The city and community leaders say they
want to create a youth center, to give young people a safe
place to hang out. The center would provide
activities and mentorship programs. One of the
possible locations is the Beloit Boys and Girls club.
leaders say they are working on several other approaches
to cutting down on violence. Police report spending
more than 322-thousand dollars in overtime between April
and August, partly due to having to deal with more crime.
That’s three times as much overtime as the same time
period in the previous year. City officials say they
think it would cost about 200-thousand dollars to create
the teen center and there is currently no money in the
budget to cover start-up costs.
was involved in a fight at a Halloween party that injured
five people two years ago. Monday, Shane Behrens was
given a 10-year prison sentence. He had pleaded no
contest to several charges last month. Prosecutors
say Shane and his brother Brandon Behrens went to a party
in Arena where a fight broke out. The five people
injured were treated for numerous injuries, including stab
wounds and broken bones. Brandon Behrens has also
pleaded no contest to the charges he faced. He could
get up to 12 years in prison when he is sentenced next
police say they have found the body of a woman who has
been missing for almost four years. Stephanie Low
disappeared from her apartment in
October 10th, 2010. Two years later
police identified a person of interest in the case.
Investigators say a man told witnesses he had gone to
Low’s apartment intending to steal from her. He
reportedly told those witnesses he strangled and stabbed
her when she fought back. Though he hasn’t
admitted killing Low, police say the 34-year-old suspect
led them to a shallow grave in the national forest near
Wabeno where her remains were found. Charges are
expected to be filed soon.
teenager being treated at a
hospital says she was injured in what she calls a case
of “mutual combat.” She had been hit in the
head with a padlock. The 13-year-old says she was
hanging out in an apartment complex courtyard Saturday
night with a large group of young people. She says
she had been involved in a feud with another girl and
they had planned to fight at about 10 p-m Saturday.
The injury happened when the other girl pulled out a
pair of padlocks and she and a third girl started to
attack the victim. Several girls and some teenage
boys were involved in a fight for a period of time,
though the fighting was over by the time police officers
arrived. The primary suspect still hasn’t been