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Ellsworth couple charged with theft

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The daughter and son-in-law of former Ellsworth Police Chief Ronald Miller have been charged with stealing money from accounts which were in Miller’s name.


Debra K., 54, and Gregory J., 63, Birkel, 444 Park St., Ellsworth, were charged last week in Pierce County Circuit Court with theft in business setting. They are scheduled to make their initial appearance at 10 a.m., Monday, Oct. 7.

According to the criminal complaint:

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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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