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Circuit Court: Sept. 14, 2012
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Green CountyMISDEMEANORS• Jamie Daniel Moats, 19, Monroe, pleaded no contest Tuesday, Sept. 11, to a misdemeanor charge of violating a restraining order and was granted a one-year deferred prosecution with the conditions that he continue counseling and continue living at and abiding by the rules of his group home. Court records indicate Moats sent 189 harassing and abusive text messages in a seven-hour period May 26 and, during a four-hour period two days later, sent 64 texts, left 30 voice mails and made more than 100 phone calls to the same person.• Julie Lynn Menehan, 46, Brodhead, has an initial appearance Oct. 1 on a misdemeanor charge filed Aug. 22 of violating a restraining order. Court records indicate she was repeatedly texting a woman in early August.Lafayette CountyFELONIES• A criminal complaint with an arrest warrant was filed Aug. 9 for Aaron A. Miller, 24, Arena, on a Class H felony charge that he defrauded an 87-year-old Blanchardville woman in March by taking $875 from her for cabling work he did not do.• James Thomas Westemeier, 39, Cuba City, faces felony charges filed Aug. 13 of strangulation/suffocation, second-degree recklessly endangering safety and child abuse, plus misdemeanor charges of battery and disorderly conduct.