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Interview with Todd, Katie and Burl

JM: Tell us about the pre-sentencing process:
Todd: Arrested by Jefferson Co. police on a DUI. I was completely cooperative as police records will show.
Katie: Had an altercation which included disorderly conduct and county destruction to property. I had went to a friends house in which drugs were found on a table and kids unattended in which I caught my boyfriend having sex with my girlfriend, this created me to kick in a door and get into an altercation with my boyfriend and girlfriend.
Burl: I met with my attorney nd the state to come up with a deal. They came up with one if I liked it I took it if not then the case gose to trial and they have to go over all evidence to see if one is guilty or if the plead no contest

JM: Did you have police stop by your house for questioning? If not please give us details on how you came to be arrested.
Todd: No
Katie: No. The individuals in which altercation happened called police. I was pulled over on Main Street in Waunakee, WI where I was taken into custody. Upon being put into the cop car I was taken back to where the incident had occurred questioning was done and then I was taken away to the Dane County jail where booked.
Burl: I was on my way to work I had a warrant. My car stopped and the police came and asked for id and seen I had outstanding warrant in dane conty and seeing how it was a bench warrant they could not let me go I had to see a judge before bail was even set

JM: What was court like? Please give as many details as you recall.
Todd: There was confusion all around because I am a deaf person who relies on lip reading and does not use sign language
Katie: Very quick and straight forward. Was given a plea deal in which I was charged with disorderly conduct and criminal destruction to property was lowered to county destruction to property and a fine was given in which I paid. I was asked a couple of questions by the DA and the person representing me. They answered the judges questions and that was it.
Burl: Quiet nervous. It was a in and out process though. Specailly being on Friday or Monday those r there best days to where you get in n out court althogh fridays are usually when warrant people get out and get out on signature bond pending charges they are faced with

JM: What were your original charges? What did you end up being convicted of?
Katie: Original:Disorderly conduct and criminal destruction to property Outcome: Disorderly conduct and county destruction to property
Burl: Burglary.. domestic battery and assult

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