Lincoln County Circuit Court
Ashley B. Szarkowitz, 28, Wausau, was sentenced Feb. 12. As part of a plea agreement, she pled guilty to Felony Possession of THC (2nd+Offense) and Felony-Bail Jumping. Charges were dismissed but read in of Misdemeanor-Retail Theft, Felony-Possession w/intent of Amphetamine and Felony-Dealer in Possession of Untax. Controlled Substance. She was sentenced to 24 months probation-withheld, 180 days jail with huber privileges for Narcotics Anonymous (NA), AODA, childcare and job searches within the rules of the jail. NA and AODA assessment and treatment to include for narcotics with any necessary follow-up. Conduct job searches within the rules of the jail. Conditions of counseling as deemed necessary by agent. 38 days sentence credit. According to court records, Szarkowitz was taken into custody on Jan. 6 in the city of Merrill as a result of a theft incident in which she initially fled the store and was later found to be in possession of Methamphetamine and Marijuana.
Ricky A. Schemehorn, 47, Merrill, was sentenced Feb. 1 for 3rd Degree Sexual Assault and Intimidation of a Victim/Dissuade Reporting. Following a non-contest plea and plea agreement, both charges were dimissed but “read in” for sentencing purposes. Schemehorn was sentenced to 5 years probation with conditions of: No contact with his victim, a complete apology letter to his victim as approved his his probation agent, counseling as deemed fit by his probation agent, submit DNA sample and paying all related costs/surcharges. According to court and police records, the charges stem from a July 2013 incident in which a female party reported Schemehorn sexually assaulted her at his home without her consent while her child was in the next room. Schemehorn then reportedly attempted to convince the victim to not report the act to police or his probation agent.
Tanner H. Graap, 21, Merrill, was sentenced Jan. 29 for Possession of Methamphetamine and a misdemeanor charge of Resisting or Obstructing an officer. Additonal charges of Disorderly Conduct, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Carrying a Concealed Weapon were dismissed but read in. Following a no contest plea, Grapp was sentenced to 24 months probation, 60 days in jail w/huber and 46 days credit. Conditons included counseling as deemed fit by his probation agent, agent to consider inpatient stay at a treatment facility, AODA assessment and treatment, pursue a GED or HSED and submit a DNA sample. According to court and police records, the charges stem from a March 2015 incident where Merrill officers reportedly made contact with Graap outside a local fuel station restroom, after a welfare check was requested by station staff. During contact, Graap reportedly attempted to flee officers and resist attempts to take him into custody. He was later found to have two bags containing Methamphetamine on his person as well as a syringe, 2 scoops used in the consumption of Methampheatamine as well as a pair of brass knuckles in his pocket.