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Jury finds man guilty of pointing gun at wardens
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DARLINGTON - After a four-day trial, a jury has found a Gratiot man guilty of pointing a firearm at two conservation wardens. Robert J. Stietz, 65, was found guilty by the jury Saturday, March 15, for a Class H felony charge of pointing a revolver at the wardens and one misdemeanor count of resisting the wardens. Court records indicate two wardens came across Stietz in an outdoor area in the 7000 block of Wisconsin 81 in the Town of Lamont at about sunset on the closing day of deer hunting season Nov. 25, 2012.