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Bates pleads guilty to criminal trespass

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Susan M. Bates, 51, of Apple Valley, Minn., pleaded guilty to criminal trespass, a misdemeanor, Thursday in Pierce County Circuit Court stemming from an incident May 9 in Elmwood.


Around 3 p.m. that day, then-Elmwood Police Chief Alex Rockwell explained in his testimony he responded to a call at 230 E. Race Ave. The victim, Ilene Bates, told Rockwell her daughter, Susan, had physically attacked her with two telephones, causing injuries.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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