Oconto County Circuit Court proceedings

By: 
NEW Media Staff

Proceedings of Nov. 20

Kristopher Sean Reisert, 26, Lakewood, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to circuit court for trial on charges of strangulation-suffocation and misdemeanor battery, criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct, in connection with an incident that allegedly occurred Oct. 29. Arraignment was scheduled for Dec. 12.

Proceedings of Nov. 19

A jury trial was rescheduled for Jan. 21-22 in the case of Christopher C. Royce, 32, Mountain, who faces a charge of first-degree child sex assault, in connection with an incident that allegedly occurred Nov. 23, 2018. A final pre-trial conference was scheduled for Jan. 13.

Joshua Joseph Schultz, 35, Gillett, pleaded no contest to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (fourth offense), in connection with an incident that occurred Feb. 10. In a plea agreement, two related charges were dismissed. Judge Michael T. Judge scheduled sentencing for Jan. 14 and ordered a presentence investigation.

An April 7-8 jury trial was scheduled for Nicole L. Bergquist, 46, Algoma, who is charged with strangulation-suffocation and misdemeanor battery and disorderly conduct, in connection with an incident that allegedly occurred May 27. A final pre-trial conference was scheduled for March 30.

After a preliminary hearing, Treasure Lee Cote-Payment, 33, Oconto Falls, was bound over on charges of child abuse and misdemeanor disorderly conduct, in connection with an incident that allegedly occurred Nov. 3. Arraignment was scheduled for Dec. 12.

Proceedings of Nov. 18

Francois-Xavier Brandon Marin, 26, Green Bay, pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of resisting or obstructing an officer, in connection with an incident that occurred Sept. 4. A felony count of vehicle operator fleeing an officer was dismissed but read into the record. Eight related traffic violations had been filed in the same incident: five counts of failing to stop at a stop sign, speeding 11-15 mph over the limit on a city highway, passing in a no-passing zone, and operating a motor vehicle while his license was suspended, Judge Michael T. Judge sentenced Marin to one year in prison consecutive to any other sentences.

Reece Donald Duame, 18, Little Suamico, formerly Lena, was placed on three years probation for bail jumping, in connection with an incident that occurred May 13, and misdemeanor possession of a dangerous weapon at school, in connection with an incident that occurred Oct. 1, 2018. Several other charges were dismissed but were read into the record. Judge Michael T. Judge ordered that Duame undergo a psychological examination, anger management and any other assessment as ordered by the Department of Corrections.

Destiny Rose Baugnet, 20, Gillett, waived her right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over on a charge of misappropriating identity information to obtain money, in connection with an incident that allegedly occurred Feb. 4. Arraignment was scheduled for Dec. 12.

Proceedings of Nov. 15

Joshua R. Uphill, 21, Oconto, was sentenced to one year in prison, followed by two years of extended supervision, for possession of methamphetamine (second and subsequent offense) in connection with a June 8 incident. Charges of manufacture/delivery of amphetamine and maintaining a drug trafficking place were dismissed but were read into the record. Judge Michael T. Judge ruled that Uphill is eligible for the Substance Abuse Program, which can result in an earlier release upon completion. He was given credit for 73 days already served in jail. Conditions of extended supervision include that Uphill maintain absolute sobriety and obtain a high-school degree or its equivalent.

Ashton James Tiger Hendricks, 22, Oconto Falls, was sentenced to 18 months in state prison, followed by two years of extended supervision, for strangulation-suffocation, in connection with a domestic incident that occurred July 21. One other felony charge and three misdemeanor counts were dismissed but read into the record. He was given credit for 117 days already served. Judge Michael T. Judge ruled that Hendricks is eligible for the Substance Abuse Program, which can lead to earlier release if completed. Conditions of his extended supervision include that he maintain absolute sobriety, obtain a high school diploma or its equivalent, and undergo alcohol and other drug abuse treatment and psychological assessments as determined by the Department of Corrections.