Minocqua police are working to identify two suspects involved in a theft Monday. Officers responded to a theft from Kurt’s Island sport shop. The suspect or suspects are reported to have walked into the business office, opened a drawer where cash was kept, stole $1500 and walked out of the business after talking with employees. The Minocqua Police Department is following up on several leads and is asking for anyone with information to come forward.
The last of three defendants charged after the heroin-induced death of a town of Crescent man one year ago has entered pleas.
Last week, 28 year old Richard Lewis entered no contest pleas to reckless homicide, and other charges in Oneida County Circuit Court. Co-defendant Jennifer Heiting of St. Germain has already entered as to similar charges, and both face possible 6 years in prison and nearly a decade on extended supervision.
The victim in a Monday night shooting in Rhinelander remains in critical condition.
The 49-year-old male received a single gunshot wound in the abdomen. Police responded to the incident at a residence on Mason Street at 7:45 pm. The wounded man was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in Rhinelander, and was later airlifted to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.