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Taylor County Circuit Court

The following entered pleas of not guilty: David J. Boyle, 43, Stetsonville, manufacture/delivery of THCless than or equal to 200 grams (conspiracy to commit) and possession with intent-cocaine (greater than one to five grams) (conspiracy to commit); Curtis F. Everson, 20, Medford, two counts of manufacture/delivery THCless than or equal to 200 grams (distribution to minors), delivery of drug paraphernalia to a minor; and two counts of intentionally contributing to the delinquency of a child; Cole D. Noeldner, 38, Medford, possession with intent-amphetamine-greater than 10 to 50 grams, possession of THC-second or greater offense, possession of drug paraphernalia and three counts of felony bail jumping; Bradley R. Peterson, 43, Sheboygan, armed robbery and manufacture/delivery of Schedule I and Schedule II narcotics; Eric R. Hart a.k.a. Eric Robert Hart, 20, Medford, possession of drug paraphernalia.

Corey A. Paczkowski, 29, Eau Claire, pled no contest to disorderly conduct and forfeited $443. A count of resisting or obstructing an officer was dismissed but read in for sentencing purposes.

Bailee B. Cheever, 26, Medford, pled no contest to an amended charge of third degree sexual assault. The original charge had been second degree sexual assault by correction staff. Sentence was withheld and Cheever was placed on probation for two years on the condition she serve 30 days in jail; pay a forfeiture of $550 and supervision fees as ordered by the Department of Corrections (DOC); perform 100 hours of community service; and submit to a DNA sample.

Keith R. Cota Jr., 37, Rib Lake, pled no contest to operating while under the influence-third offense. Cota was sentenced to serve 60 days in jail; pay a forfeiture of $1,855; submit to a DNA sample; his driver’s license was revoked for 26 months; an ignition interlock device is to be installed on his vehicle for 12 months; and he must undergo an alcohol and drug assessment and comply with the driver safety plan. Counts of operating while revoked and operating with a prohibited alcohol concentration (PAC)-third offense were dismissed on prosecutor’s motions.

A separate charge of failure of operator to notify police of an accident against Cota was dismissed on a prosecutor’s motion.

Gerald A. Koel, 59, Fargo, N.D., pled no contest to driving or operating a vehicle without consent-second or greater offense. Sentence was withheld and Koel was placed on probation for three years on the condition Koel serve six months in jail, to run consecutive to any other sentence; pay a forfeiture of $518, restitution in an amount to be determined within 30 days of plea and sentencing, and supervision fees as ordered by the DOC; submit to a DNA sample; have no contact with the victims; write a letter of apology, pre-approved by probation, to the victims by November 30; and undergo counseling as deemed appropriate by probation. A count of fraudulent use of a financial transaction card-less than or equal to $2,500 was dismissed but read in for sentencing purposes.