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Stuart now charged with police battery

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Jeramy Stuart has caught the attention of the Pierce County court system once again.

Nine days after being charged with spitting on a police officer, the 18-year-old River Falls native was charged last week with battery to a police officer and obstructing an officer.


The battery is a felony carrying a maximum penalty, if found guilty, of $10,000 and/or six years prison. The obstruction carries a $10,000 fine and/or nine months prison.

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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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