Waupaca County criminal sentencing Aug. 24
Recent convictions, dismissals and sentencing from felony cases in circuit court.
• Judge Raymond Huber sentenced Danny Jimenez, 31, Green Bay, to four years in state prison and four years of extended supervision.
Huber had placed Jimenez on five years of probation on Sept. 29, 2015, after Jimenez was convicted of felony child enticement. Two counts of second-degree sexual assault of a child were dismissed but read into the court record for sentencing purposes.
Huber revoked his probation after Jimenez was charged with third-degree sexual assault in Brown County.
• Judge Vicki Clussman sentenced Alex J. Platta, 30, Oshkosh Correctional Institution, to four years in prison and four of extended supervision.
Platta was convicted of second-degree sexual assault of a child.
Clussman also ordered that Platta’s Waupaca County sentence be consecutive to the eight-year sentence he is already serving after being convicted of repeated sexual assault of the same child in Portage County.
• Huber sentenced Raymond A. Franz, 35, Waupaca, to four years in prison and two years of extended supervision.
Franz was convicted of possession of methamphetamine and felony bail jumping from a March 2012 incident. He was also convicted of felon in possession of a firearm and threatening a witness from an April 2016 incident.
Charges of obstructing an officer, possession of child pornography and exposing genitals to a child were dismissed but read into the record.
Franz was also sentenced as a repeat offender.
He was convicted of burglary in 2013, felony possession of marijuana in 2012, substantial battery in 2001, two counts of taking a vehicle without the owner’s consent in November 2000, burglary in May 2000 and burglary in 1999.
From January 2001 to February 2009, Franz spent most of his time incarcerated. He was released into extended supervision in 2009, then returned to prison on Jan. 30, 2013, for violating the terms of his supervision.
He was released from a supervised living facility on April 14, 2015.
Fritz was taken into custody on Feb. 17, 2016, and held on a $10,000 cash bond until his bond was amended to $1,000 on March 16. He was arrested and jailed again on April 19. He remained in jail on a $10,000 cash bond until he was transferred to Dodge Correctional Institution in Waupun on Aug. 16.
• Clussman placed Jeremiah B. Holbach, 33, formerly of Manawa, on 12 months of probation.
Holbach was convicted of misdemeanor battery, amended from the original charge of sex trafficking. A felony charge of second-degree sexual assault of a child was dismissed but read into the record.
Clussman ruled that if Holbach’s probation is revoked, he would receive credit for the 59 days he spent in jail after she set a $5,000 cash bond following his May 16 arrest. When the charges were amended on July 7, Holbach was released on a $5,000 signature bond.
• Clussman imposed and stayed two consecutive six-month jail terms and placed Kailey J. Kuhnke, 20, Clintonville, on two years of probation.
Kuhnke was convicted of theft and criminal damage to property. A burglary charge was dismissed and read into the record.
• Clussman placed Matthew G. David, 39, Waupaca, on two years of probation.
As a condition of probation, she imposed and stayed a 45-day sentence to be used at the probation agent’s discretion.
David was convicted of theft and criminal damage. Charges of attempted burglary and possession of drug paraphernalia were dismissed but read into the record.
• Judge Philip Kirk placed Ryan Vandergate, 21, Marion, on two years of probation.
Vandergate was convicted of possession of narcotics and obstructing an officer. Charges of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia were dismissed but read into the record.
• Clussman placed Dennis R. Lucht, 63, Waupaca, on one year probation.
As a condition of probation, Lucht must maintain absolute sobriety.
Lucht was convicted of disorderly conduct. Charges of operating a firearm while intoxicated, pointing a firearm at a person, resisting an officer and carrying a concealed weapon were dismissed but read into the record.