A Wheeler man will spend four years on probation in connection with an attempted robbery of a south side restaurant last summer. Travis M. Holstein, 42, pleaded guilty recently in Eau Claire County Court to a felony count of attempted robbery with threat of force and a misdemeanor count of retail theft, and an unrelated misdemeanor count of negligent handling of a weapon. Judge Michael Schumacher fined Holstein $1,424. As conditions of probation, Holstein cannot drink alcohol or enter taverns.
An Eau Claire man will spend 13 years in prison for sexually assaulting a girl. John W. Day, 41, was sentenced recently in Eau Claire County Court on felony counts of first-degree sexual assault of a child and second-degree sexual assault of a child, and an unrelated felony count of aggravated battery. A felony count of exposing a child to harmful material and a misdemeanor count of intimidation of a victim were dismissed. Judge Michael Schumacher ordered Day to spend a combination of nine
An Altoona man will spend 42 months in prison for his ninth drunken driving conviction since 2003. Jon P. Stuart, 47, 3006 Gloede Ave., pleaded no contest recently in Eau Claire County Court to a felony count of ninth-offense operating while intoxicated. Judge Michael Schumacher ordered Stuart to spend five years on extended supervision following his release from prison. Stuart was fined $1,854 and had his driver’s license revoked for three years. As conditions of probation, Stuart
A Minnesota man will be sentenced June 8 for traveling to Eau Claire to have sexual contact with an alleged 11-year-old girl. Arrangements for Spencer R. Kuehl meeting the girl were made with an undercover police officer. Kuehl, 54, of Red Wing, pleaded guilty recently in Eau Claire County Court to a felony count of child enticement. A felony count of attempted first-degree sexual assault of a child was dismissed. Judge Michael Schumacher ordered a pre-sentence investigation by the state