Tuesday, March 21, 2017 12:00 AM
Heroin possession sends man to prison
MARINETTE — A Florence, Wis., man was sentenced to a 10-year prison term for possession with intent to deliver heroin.
Marinette County Circuit Court Judge David Miron handed the sentence of five years initial confinement and five years extended supervision to William L. Nichols, 39, Florence, Wis. He is to maintain absolute sobriety to include no possession or consumption of alcohol, illegal drugs, intoxicating substances or any other controlled substances without a valid prescription, no contact with known drug users, sellers or places where drugs can be obtained illegally, not to enter into alcohol establishments, and enter in participate in and successfully complete any assessments, evaluations and/or treatment progress as directed by agent.
His court costs and fines total $530. Dismissed but read in for sentencing purposes was possession with intent to cocaine, second or subsequent offense and and possession of drug paraphernalia.
According to court records, Nicholas was in possession of cocaine more than five grams, but not more than 15 grams during a traffic stop on Oct. 6, 2016 in the Town of Stephenson. Nichols, a subsequent offender, was previously convicted of controlled substance delivery (cocaine, heroin or another narcotic) in 41st Circuit Court in Iron Mountain, Mich.
Holtz to visit Peshtigo for meet-and-greet
PESHTIGO — Dr. Lowell Holtz, candidate for Wisconsin Superintendent of Public Instruction, will visit Peshtigo this Friday for a meet-and-greet event in order to socialize with voters.
Holtz will be at George Webb’s Restaurant, N2536 Kasal Lane, Peshtigo, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday in order to speak with local citizens about his campaign and goals for the office of superintendent. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.
The event is sponsored by the Republican Party of Marinette County. For more information call Chairwoman Shirley Kaufman at 715-732-9464.