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Prescott teenager charged with strangulation

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A Prescott teenager was charged Tuesday in Pierce County Circuit Court with strangulation and suffocation.

John P. Lubich, 19, 190 Flora St. S., was also charged with alleged misdemeanor intimidation of a victim and disorderly conduct along with the felony. The strangulation charge, which is a Class H felony, carries a maximum penalty of $10,000 and/or six years prison. He's scheduled to make his first court appearance 10 a.m. Oct. 19 on the charges.



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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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