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Ellsworth man charged with battery of a police officer

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An Ellsworth man was charged Wednesday in Pierce County Circuit Court with battery of a police officer, a Class H felony, that brings a maximum penalty of $10,000 dollars and/or six years prison if found guilty.


James E. Peterson, 75, 200 N. Northview, will make his first court appearance on the charge 10:30 a.m. March 23 for a preliminary hearing.

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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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