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CRIME AND COURT ROUNDUP: Business owner says he's wrongly accused of a 1992 double murder

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The owner of a Western store in central Wisconsin says he's being wrongly-targeted as a suspect in a 1992 double-murder in nearby Waupaca County. Laine Shields told reporters yesterday that investigators searched his B-Bar-10 Western Store at Amherst for almost 12 hours on Tuesday, and again last March -- and they found no evidence either time. He said he consented to the searches because has nothing to hide. The state Justice Department refuses comment.


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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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