Charges filed Lincoln County Circuit Court
Selena E.A Flores, 17 of Merrill– was charged August 17 with Misdemeanor Retail Theft (under $500) and Misdemeanor Bail Jumping.
According to court records, Flores was involved in an incident in the city of Merrill on July 21, during which she was reportedly identified as a female party observed shoplifting two bottles of Vodka at a local store, via video surveillance. According to court records Flores admitted to the theft and had been cited on June 4, for shoplifting a bottle of liquor from another local store. When asked why she stole the liquor by the investigating officer, Flores reportedly told the officer she planned to get drunk.
Peter R. Gervais, 59 of Merrill– was charged August 16 with a Misdemeanor charge of Battery.
According to court records, Gervais was involved in an incident in the city of Merrill on August 15, during which he reportedly struck a female party in the face while on the front porch of her residence. According to court records, Gervais reportedly admitted to striking the victim due to being upset.
Gervais appeared in court once again on August 18 facing a Misdemeanor Bail Jumping charge.
According to court records, Gervais was involved in an incident in the City of Merrill on August 17 during which he visited the home of the victim of the pending Battery case. Gervais reportedly arrived at the residence, entered without the victim’s consent, used the restroom and departed on a bicycle.
As part of a signature bond signed on August 16, Gervais was to have no contact with the victim. The victim advised officers she has known Gervais for over 40 years and is now afraid of his behavior.
Craig S. Nance, 50 of Merrill– was charged August 17 with Felony-Forgery and a Misdemeanor charge of Theft of Moveable Property (under $2,500).
According to court records, Nance was involved in an incident on July 11 in the city of Merrill during which he attempted to cash a check belonging to another individual, in the amount of $800. Nance reportedly forged the proper owner’s signature to the check which caught the suspicion of bank staff where he was attempting to cash the check. Nance reportedly admitted to removing the check from a home without the victim’s consent, as the victim is currently residing in a care facility