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Monday, April 19, 2021

 Former Racine County Circuit Court 

Judge Michael Piontek given DEJ

 (Deferred Entry Judgment)

 for illegal hunting practices (poaching)

                                                                    Michael Piontek

An Ashland County judge gave former Racine County                    judge Michael Piontek a deferred entry judgement concerning charges of baiting and poaching of wildlife.

Michael Piontek was charged with numerous wildlife offenses between the dates of April 24 and April 27, 2020 as follows.

Piontek was charged with four offenses concerning wildlife offenses in 2020.
Piontek was found guilty of one out of four charges, a civil forfieture and was assesed a fine.

Below is the Public WCCA record entry of his criminal charge. 

Ct orders- Def will enter into a DEJ for 8 months, if the def successfully completes the DEJ the case will be dismissed, if he does not the case will come back in for sentencing. Deferred prosecution agreement hearing scheduled for December 10, 2021 at 01:00 pm.

Here is a great article written by Bruce Vielmetti of the Milwaukee Journal/Sentinal detailing the court's events.


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