Waupaca County criminal sentencing May 8
• Judge Keith Steckbauer sentenced Thomas W. Roesler, 61, Oshkosh Correctional Institute, to two years in state prison and three years of extended supervision.
Roesler was convicted of a sixth drunken driving offense on April 8.
Steckbauer also revoked Roesler’s license and ordered him to install an ignition interlock device for 36 months. Roesler was assessed $2,241 in fines and court costs.
Roesler will serve his Waupaca County sentence concurrently with the sentence he received in Milwaukee County for his fifth drunken driving offense.
Roesler was initially charged in September 2012 with a fifth drunken driving offense in Waupaca County. He absconded and a warrant was issued for his arrest.
Less than a year later, Roesler was arrested and charged with drunken driving in Milwaukee County. He was sentenced in October 2013 to 30 months in prison, to be served consecutively to the one year he failed to serve after being convicted of a fourth drunken driving offense in 2009.
• Steckbauer placed Matthew J. Mead, 32, Waupaca, on two years probation.
Mead was convicted of possession of narcotics. Charges of retail theft, illegal possession of prescription drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia were dismissed on a motion by the prosecutor.
As a condition of Mead’s probation, Steckbauer stayed 75 days in jail that can be used at the discretion of his probation agent. Mead was also ordered to obtain all of his prescription medication from a single pharmacy.
• Steckbauer placed Sharon M. Topping, 59, Waupaca, on one year of probation.
Topping was convicted of misdemeanor battery. Charges of felony strangulation and disorderly conduct were dismissed but read into the court record for sentencing.
Topping, who was arrested on Dec. 24, 2013, after assaulting the Whistling Pines building manager, has been held in custody since then on a $500 cash bond.
Steckbauer ruled that Topping will receive credit for her time served if her probation is revoked.
• Judge Philip Kirk placed Jeffrey B. Rausch, 33, Manawa, on one year of probation.
Rausch was convicted of misdemeanor battery, amended from a felony charge.
As a condition of his probation, Rausch must have an alcohol and other drug assessment and abide by any recommended treatments.
• Kirk placed Ronald J. Durand II, 36, New London, on three years of probation and ordered him to pay $21,342 in restitution.
Durand was convicted of two counts of felony theft and one count of misdemeanor theft. Eleven counts of theft were dismissed and read into the record.
Durand was accused of selling tickets to professional and college football games via the Internet, then failing to deliver the tickets.
• Kirk placed Steven A. Dupris, 22, Menasha, on two years of probation. Conditions of his probation include that he report all prescriptions to his probation agent and use only one pharmacy for his prescriptions. He was also assessed $1,265 in court costs.
In two separate criminal cases, Dupris was convicted of possession of narcotics, possession of an illegally obtained prescription, possession of a controlled substance and felony bail jumping. Charges of felony and misdemeanor bail jumping, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia were dismissed but read into the record.
• Kirk placed Andrew L. Yenter, 25, Iola, on two years of probation. Conditions of his probation include six months in jail, $3,836 in fines and court costs, revocation of his license for 36 months and installation of an ignition interlock device for 36 months.
Yenter was convicted of a fourth drunken driving offense.
• Judge Harold Froehlick imposed and stayed a four-year prison sentence for Timothy W. Benson, 24, Waupaca. He placed Benson on four years of probation and ordered him to serve six months in jail.
Benson was convicted of delivery of heroin. Charges of delivery of heroin and possession of heroin with intent to deliver were dismissed but read into the record.
• Kirk placed Dean J. Schroth, 23, New London, on one year of probation and ordered him to pay $3,200 in restitution.
Schroth was convicted of misdemeanor theft. A felony charge of burglary was dismissed and read into the record.
• Steckbauer placed Bryan A. Resch, 31, Waupaca, on three years of probation, ordered him to serve seven months in jail, revoked his license for 24 months and assessed him $1,538 in fines and court costs.
Resch was convicted of a sixth drunken driving offense on April 25.
Steckbauer ruled that Resch’s Waupaca County sentence be served concurrently to the six-month jail term he is serving after being convicted the same day for a fifth drunken driving offense in Shawano County. Resch was assessed $2,874 in fines and court costs in Shawano County.
• Kirk placed Taylor P. Pingel, 18, Clintonville, on two years of probation.
Pingel was convicted of burglary. A felony theft charge was dismissed and read into the record.
• Steckbauer imposed and stayed 90 days in jail for David A. Wilz, 24, Weyauwega, and placed him on one year of probation.
Wilz was convicted of fleeing an officer and operating while revoked. The judge ordered him to pay $811 in court costs.
• Kirk placed Paige E. Clumpner, 24, Weyauwega, on two years of probation.
Clumpner was convicted of possession of narcotics. A possession of marijuana charge was dismissed and read into the record.