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Hastings man charged with animal cruelty

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A Hastings man was charged in Pierce County Circuit Court last month with five misdemeanors from three separate incidents that allegedly occurred in a seven-hour span.


Christian A. Rech, 35, stands accused of mistreating animals, possession of THC and drug paraphernalia, misdemeanor battery and disorderly conduct that happened on July 29 within the City of Prescott. His next court appearance on the charges is a 3:30 p.m. Aug. 24 Pre-Trial Conference.


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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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