State of Wisconsin vs. Rene Stermole

Milwaukee County Case Number 2007CF003002

Court Record Events

Date
Event
Court Official
Court Reporter
1
06-16-2007
Complaint filed

2
06-16-2007
Notes
Additional Text:
Defendant in Custody, Court appearance today in Intake Court, Room 137A.

3
06-16-2007
Initial appearance
Flynn, Grace
Digital Recording
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Danielle L Shelton. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. Heidi Galvan appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Defendant is advised this case is assigned to Judge Wagner, Branch 38. Defendant given a copy of the complaint and advised of maximum penalties, right to counsel and right to a preliminary hearing. Court reviewed the complaint and found probable cause to hold defendant for further proceedings. DEFENDANT IS INDIGENT AND PUBLIC DEFENDER WILL PROVIDE COUNSEL. Case is adjourned for preliminary hearing in Branch PE. deputy court clerk: pm Preliminary hearing scheduled for 06-25-2007 at 01:30 pm.

4
06-16-2007
Cash bond set
Flynn, Grace
Digital Recording
Event Party
Amount
Stermole, Rene
$ 100000.00

5
06-22-2007
Transcript
Additional Text:
Certification of transcript of proceedings commencing JUNE 16, 2007 - INITIAL APPEARANCE received and filed. (Pages 6) Copy of transcript forwarded to: HELEN WILLIAMS, ROOM G-9./CM

6
06-25-2007
Waiver of preliminary hearing
Dallet, Rebecca F
Grossman, Candy
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Richard J Carpenter. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Deputy Court Clerk: DGC. Defendant waived Preliminary Hearing. Preliminary Hearing Questionnaire and Waiver received and filed. Court found probable cause and bound defendant over for trial. Defendant is advised this case is assigned to Judge Wagner, Branch 38. Original Information filed. Copy given to defense counsel who waived reading. Court ordered case adjourned for Arraignment and Scheduling Conference in Branch 38.

7
06-25-2007
Bond motion
Dallet, Rebecca F
Grossman, Candy
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Bail motion by the state argued and granted by the Court.

8
06-25-2007
Cash bond amended up
Dallet, Rebecca F
Grossman, Candy
Event Party
Amount
Stermole, Rene
$ 500000.00
Additional Text:
Signed and filed, No Contact Order. Defendant to have no contact with the following: Elaine W. Akasha W. Anthony W. Raymond L. Bernard J. As well as the addresses of: 4045 North Montreal Street, Milwaukee WI 4034 North Elmhurst Road, Milwaukee WI 4029 North Elmhurst Road, Milwaukee WI No Weapons Order. Court orders defendant TURNED OVER to JUSTICE 2000 for AODA supervision to include mental health assessment and treatment. If defendant is not accepted or non-complaint, bail shall revert to $750,000.00 cash. Scheduling conference scheduled for 07-09-2007 at 08:15 am.

9
07-09-2007
Further proceedings
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Bohl, Barbara
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Richard J Carpenter. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Defense counsel entered a plea not guilty and not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect on behalf of his client. Court ordered defendant to be examined by the Wisconsin Forensic Unit as to the special plea. Order For Examination under 971.16, signed and filed. Copy forwarded to the Forensic Unit. . Court ordered case adjourned for doctor report return in Branch 38 on 8-8-2007. Case set for final pretrial on 9-5-2007 and jury trial on 10-15-2007. Court orders all motions to be filed within 21 days (7-30-2007). Felony Scheduling Order signed and filed. State provides discovery to defense counsel and files State's Demand for Discovery and Inspection. ls

10
07-19-2007
Letters/correspondence
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Additional Text:
Received and filed; Letter from defendant. alp

11
08-03-2007
Letters/correspondence
Additional Text:
from Dr. Pankiewicz received and filed. ls

12
08-08-2007
Report
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Bohl, Barbara
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Attorney Richard J Carpenter in court, defendant Rene Stermole not in court, in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Report of Dr. Pankiewicz reviewed. Court is advised by the defense there is reason to believe the defendant is not competent to proceed. Pursuant to Sec. 971.14 (2) Wisconsin Statutes, Court ordered defendant examined by the Department of Health and Family Services. Order for Examination, signed and filed. Court ordered defendant REMANDED into custody of Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department and case is adjourned for return of doctor's report in Branch 38 on 9-5-2007. Defense counsel is requesting the Dr. Pankiewicz conduct the exam. ls Doctor's Report Return scheduled for 09-05-2007 at 08:15 am.

13
08-23-2007
Letters/correspondence
Additional Text:
from defendant forwarded to defense counsel. ls

14
09-05-2007
Report
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Janowski, Kelly
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Attorney Richard J Carpenter in court, defendant Rene Stermole not in court, in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Report of Dr. Smail reviewed by all parties. The state and defense counsel do not challenge the report; the defendant, however, does challenge the opinion of the doctor. Attorney Carpenter informs court that there has been a breakdown in communication that is irreconcilable. Motion of the defense counsel to withdraw granted by the Court. Attorney is to inform the Public Defender's Office that new counsel needs to be appointed. Case is adjourned for status of counsel to 9-14-2007 at 8:15a.m. ls Status conference scheduled for 09-14-2007 at 08:15 am.

15
09-05-2007
Motion and order for withdrawal of counsel
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Janowski, Kelly

16
09-14-2007
Further proceedings
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Bohl, Barbara
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Attorney Cheryl A Ward in court, defendant Rene Stermole not in court, in custody, not produced. William J. Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. /jrs Counsel has just been appointed. Case is adjourned to Branch38 for Status conference scheduled for 09-21-2007 at 08:15 am.

17
09-17-2007
Demand for discovery and inspection
Additional Text:
filed by defense counsel. ls

18
09-21-2007
Status conference
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Bohl, Barbara
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Russell J A Jones. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Defense is requesting competency hearing on report of Dr. Smail and also a second competency evaluation to be conducted. Forensic Unit will not do a second evaluation. Defense counsel requests that the court appoint Dr. Nathan Glassman, counsel to complete order. Case set for Competency Hearing/pretrial on 10-15-2007 at 8:30a.m. Dr. Smail is available on that date and court directs the Dr. Glassman should also be available (telephonic testimony is acceptable to the court) Jury trial date of 12-3-2007 set with a back-up date of 1-7-2008. ls Jury trial scheduled for 01-07-2008 at 08:15 am.

19
09-26-2007
Notes
Additional Text:
Per Russell Jones' office, the second evaluation by Dr. Glassman will not be pursued at the direction of the defendant, however, the competency hearing will proceed on 10-15-2007. ls

20
10-15-2007
Competency hearing
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Czerniejewski, Nancy
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Russell J A Jones. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Defendant moves for the court to recuse itself which is DENIED,as there is no basis. Competency Hearing proceeded. Sworn for the state: Dr. Kenneth Smail. Hearing adjourned to 10-18-2007 at 8am. ls Competency hearing scheduled for 10-18-2007 at 08:00 am.

21
10-18-2007
Competency hearing
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Czerniejewski, Nancy
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Russell J A Jones. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Competency hearing resumed. Sworn for the defense: Rene Stermole. Case passed. ls

22
10-18-2007
Hearing continued
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Czerniejewski, Nancy
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Russell J A Jones. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Deputy Clerk lcb. Testimony of Rene Stermole continued. Court ordered case adjourned to 1:15.

23
10-18-2007
Hearing continued
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Menzia, Kristin
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Russell J A Jones. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Deputy Clerk lcb. Testimony of defendant continued. Defense rests. Sworn for the state as rebuttal: Dr. Kenneth Smail. Testimony closed. Arguments heard relating to defendant's competency. Court ordered case adjourned for continuation of hearing to 10-19-07 at 9:00 in Br. 38.

24
10-19-2007
Competency hearing
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Menzia, Kristin
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Russell J A Jones. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Deputy clerk; cer. Competency hearing proceeded. The court finds the defendant competent to proceed and reinstated the criminal proceedings. Court orders that any motions be filed within 21 days and adjourns case to 11-19-07 at 10:00 a.m. for final pretrial / motion hearing. Any continuation to be heard 11-27-07 at 8:15 a.m. Jury trial remains calendared for 12-03-07.

25
11-12-2007
Notes
Additional Text:
Attorney Jones contacts the court and requests a date to have NGI examiner appointed. Case set for 11-15-2007 at 8:15a.m. ADA Molitor advised of date. Defendant at CJF and needs to be produced. ls

26
11-15-2007
Status conference
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Bohl, Barbara
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Russell J A Jones. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Court advises defense counsel and the defendant that the NGI issue MUST be resolved by the next date of 11-19-2007. ls

27
11-19-2007
Final pre-trial
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Malkiewicz, Thomas
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Attorney Russell J A Jones in court, defendant Rene Stermole not in court, in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Deputy Court Clerk: krw Prior to hearing, parties had side and the request to adjourn pretrial is GRANTED. Case is adjourned to Branch 38 NGI is still an issue Final pre-trial scheduled for 11-21-2007 at 08:15 am.

28
11-21-2007
Status conference
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Malkiewicz, Thomas
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Russell J A Jones. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Deputy Clerk lcb. Court is advised by the defense there is reason to believe the defendant is not competent to proceed. Court found suspended proceedings and ordered defendant examined by the Department of Health and Family Services. Order for Examination, signed and filed. Pursuant to Court's inquiry regarding an NGI examination, defense indicated that an NGI exam is not being requested at this time. Court vacated the 11-27-07 court date and the 12-03-07 trial date; 01-07-08 trial date remains on the calendar. Court ordered case adjourned for return of doctor's report and hearing on 12-03-07 at 8:15 in Branch 38. Court retained file.

29
11-21-2007
Letters/correspondence
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Additional Text:
from defendant received and filed. lcb

30
11-27-2007
Letters/correspondence
Additional Text:
Pro se letter received from defendant and filed. ls

31
12-03-2007
Rescheduled
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Dobbs, Cindy
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Attorney Cheryl Ward for Russell J A Jones in court, defendant Rene Stermole not in court, in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Request from Forensic Unit for Dr. Collins to complete the competency exam and an extension of 10 days. There is no objection by the parties. Case adjourned to 12-13-2007 for return of report/hearing. ls Doctor's Report Return scheduled for 12-13-2007 at 08:15 am.

32
12-13-2007
Report
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Bohl, Barbara
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Russell J A Jones. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Parties have reviewed the report of Dr. Collins and there are no challenges to the report by the state, defense counsel or the defendant. The court makes the finding that the defendant is not competent to proceed, but more likely than not to regain competency if treated. Court suspends proceedings and pursuant to 971.14(5)(a) commits the defendant to DHFS for treatment. Order signed and filed. Defendant to be transported FORTHWITH to one of the state institutions. The parties and court have agreed that the institution may determine the necessity of the administration of psychotropic medication and the defendant has agreed to cooperate with the facility as to the taking of the medication(s) prescribed. Case adjourned to 2-12-2008 for status/return of report. ls Doctor's Report Return scheduled for 02-12-2008 at 08:15 am.

33
01-31-2008
Report
Additional Text:
from Mendota Mental Health Institute indicating that the defendant is now competent to proceed. Counsels contacted, and the state will complete the OTP for 2-7-2008 at 8:15.am. ls

34
02-07-2008
Report
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Grossman, Candy
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Russell J A Jones. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Report of Dr. Knudsen reviewed by all parties. There is no challenge by the state, defense or defendant. Based upon the the opinion of the report, the court finds the defendant competent to proceed and reinstates proceedings. Defense counsel requests 2 weeks to determine if the NGI will be pursued and the possibility of defendant proceeding prose. Case set for status on 2-28-2008 and a FIRM jury trial on 6-2-2008. The court orders the reinstatement of $500,000.00 cash bail. ls Jury trial scheduled for 06-02-2008 at 08:15 am.

35
02-28-2008
Status conference
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Off the Record
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Attorney Russell J A Jones in court, defendant Rene Stermole not in court, in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Due to jury trial continuing today, the court puts case over to 2-29-2008 to address issue of defendant proceeding pro se. ls

36
02-29-2008
Motion hearing
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Pierce (Defort), Kelly
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Russell J A Jones. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Attorney Jones informs court that there has been a breakdown in communication that is irreconcilable. Motion of the defense counsel to withdraw granted by the Court. Attorney is to inform the Public Defender's Office that new counsel needs to be appointed. Case is adjourned for status of counsel to 3-7-2008 at 8:15a.m. Defendant is to be produced. Trial date of 6-2-2008 is FIRM. ls Status conference scheduled for 03-07-2008 at 08:15 am.

37
02-29-2008
Motion and order for withdrawal of counsel
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Pierce (Defort), Kelly

38
03-07-2008
Status conference
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Nelson (Tromp), Kathy
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Scott F Anderson. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Attorney Anderson has just been appointed and is still reviewing the discovery. The state has provided additional discovery to counsel. The court directs that any additional motions be filed by 4-4-2008. Defendant reads statement to the court that he is no longer pursuing request to proceed pro se. Case set for final pretrial on 5-1-2008 with a FIRM trial date of 6-2-2008 to stand. ls Final pre-trial scheduled for 05-01-2008 at 08:15 am.

39
04-19-2008
Letters/correspondence
Additional Text:
from defendant. Copy provided to Attorney Anderson. ls

40
04-30-2008
Notice of motion, motion
Additional Text:
to Suppress Statements and Motion for Conditional Temporary Release filed. ls

41
05-01-2008
Final pre-trial
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Off the Record
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Attorney Scott F Anderson in court, defendant Rene Stermole not in court, in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Case set for non-evidentiary motions on 5-8-2008 and Miranda-Goodchild Hearing on 5-16-2008 at 10am/ ls Hearing scheduled for 05-16-2008 at 10:00 am.

42
05-06-2008
Notice of motion, motion
Additional Text:
for Separate Juries in Bifurcated Trial Regarding the Issues of Guilt and Responsibiity for Criminal Conduct, received and filed. ls

43
05-08-2008
Final pre-trial
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Janowski, Kelly
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Scott F Anderson. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Attorney Anderson will contact the defendant's mother to obtain access to the home to obtain materials that the defendant believes to be exculpatory. If material is retrieved the court will provide a meeting area for counsel and the defendant to review materials together. The court will deny the defendant's motion for temporary conditional release.

44
05-08-2008
Final pre-trial
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Janowski, Kelly
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Court advises counsel that a decision MUST be made as to whether the defendant will proceed with NGI examination. Case passed to allow counsel and defendant to confer. Defendant does not want to withdraw NGI plea. The court will appoint Dr. Robert Rawski and Dr. John Pankiewicz to examine the defendant as to the special plea. The state reserves the right to have an additional doctor appointed (Brad Smith) if requested. Doctors have been contacted and due to the trial date in less than 30 days will examine the defendant as soon as possible and return preliminary reports by 5-15-2008. Orders signed and filed. Attorney Anderson will provide copies of all police reports for the doctors. As for the defense motion for separate juries in the bifurcated trial, the court will deny that motion. ls Doctor's Report Return scheduled for 05-15-2008 at 08:15 am.

45
05-16-2008
Hearing
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Franckowiak (Bruce), Carrie
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Scott F Anderson. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Miranda-Goodchild Hearing proceeded. Sworn for the state: Det. Michael Wilkerson; Det. Katherine Hein. State rests subject to rebuttal. Colloquy between court and defendant as to his choice to testify. Sworn for the defense: Rene Stermole. Continuation of defendant's testimony on 5-19-2008 at 9:30 and rebuttal testimony on 5-20-2008 at 8:30a.m. Upon receipt of preliminary reports from Doctors Rawski and Pankiewicz, the defense confirms that it will be proceeding with NGI defense. The state will be requesting an additional exam of the defendant based on the availability of doctor. Case remains on for trial 6-2-2008 with a back-up trial date of 6-16-2008.ls Hearing scheduled for 05-20-2008 at 08:30 am.

46
05-19-2008
Hearing
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Keto, Karen
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Scott F Anderson. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Testimony of defendant resumes. Case adjourned to 1:30p.m.

47
05-19-2008
Hearing
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Ross, Jackie
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Scott F Anderson. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Upon the request of the state, the court will appoint Dr. Craig Schoenecker to examine the defendant for special plea, 971.16(2). Order signed by the court. Doctor may be able to see the defendant on Thursday, May 22. Report to be returned by 5-29-2008. Testimony of defendant continues. Defendant reads statement clarifications into the record. Defendant moves to 'fire' counsel which is denied by the court. Case adjourned to 5-20-2008 for presentation of state's rebuttal witnesses.

48
05-20-2008
Witness list - plaintiff
Additional Text:
Second Addendum to State's Witness List filed.

49
05-20-2008
Order
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Additional Text:
for release of telephone calls to Attorney Anderson signed and filed. ls

50
05-20-2008
Hearing
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Bohl, Barbara
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Scott F Anderson. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Continuation of Miranda-Goodchild hearing. The defendant's motion to 'fire' defense counsel is denied by the court. Sworn for the state in rebuttal: PO Deborah Moody; Det. Micahel Caballero; Det. Katherine Hein. State rests. Exhibits 1-11 received into evidence. Brief arguments by counsels. The court makes the finding that defendant was given Miranda rights and that statement was a free and voluntary one and not coerced. Court denies motion to suppress. Case adjourned to 5-29-2008 for final pretrial, return of doctor's report and to address defense motion for jury view. ls Final pre-trial scheduled for 05-29-2008 at 08:15 am.

51
05-21-2008
Report
Additional Text:
of Dr. Pankiewicz received and filed. ls

52
05-22-2008
Report
Additional Text:
of Dr. Rawski received and filed. ls

53
05-29-2008
Final pre-trial
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Richmond, Donna
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Scott F Anderson. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Report of Dr. Schoenecker filed. Parties are now in receipt of all three doctor reports. State has provided additional discovery to defense. Defense will be prepared to proceed to trial on 6-2-2008. Defense motion for jury view taken under advisement, however, it is very likely the court will grant that request. State files THIRD addendum to witness list. Counsels are to contact the court tomorrow (5-30-2008) as to status of current trial and the start time for this trial.ls

54
05-29-2008
Examining physician's report
Additional Text:
/received and filed. rn

55
06-02-2008
Notes
Additional Text:
Due to other jury trial, case adjourned to 6-3-2008 at 8:15. for jury trial. ls

56
06-02-2008
Further proceedings
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Pierce (Defort), Kelly
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Attorney Scott F Anderson in court, defendant Rene Stermole not in court, in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Joint request not to begin this case due to the lateness of hour. Video deposition to be done on 6-3-2008 at 11am. New trial date of 6-16-2008. ls Jury trial scheduled for 06-16-2008 at 08:15 am.

57
06-03-2008
Further proceedings
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Off the Record
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole not in court, defendant in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Attorney Anderson in trial in Branch 21 and is not available for hearing this morning. Court will conduct hearing on 6-5-2008 at 8AM. FIled by the state, FOURTH Addendum to State's Witness List and Notice of Motion and Motion for a Stenographic/Audiovisual Videotaped Deposition of a Material Witness. ls Hearing scheduled for 06-05-2008 at 08:00 am.

58
06-05-2008
Hearing
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Pierce (Defort), Kelly
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Scott F Anderson. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. ORDER FOR A STENOGRAPHIC AUDIO VISUAL VIDEOTAPED DEPOSITION OF A MATERIAL signed by the court.Video Deposition proceeded. Sworn: Det. Paul Kavanagh. Exhibits 1-20 received into evidence and will be retained in the courtroom for trial on 6-16-2008. Case set for final pretrial on 6-11-2008. Written statement of defendant filed with the court as to NGI plea. Final pre-trial scheduled for 06-11-2008 at 08:15 am.

59
06-06-2008
Other papers
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Additional Text:
Copy of Videotape Deposition Procedure 885.44 and mini cd filed with the court. ls

60
06-06-2008
Witness list - plaintiff
Additional Text:
FIFTH Addendum to State's Witness List, filed. ls

61
06-11-2008
Final pre-trial
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Bohl, Barbara
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Scott F Anderson. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Deputy Court Clerk: rn Final pre-trial held. Case remains in trial posture. Court ordered case continued for jury trial before Branch 38 on 6/16/08 at 8:15 a.m.

62
06-16-2008
Jury trial
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Janowski, Kelly
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Scott F Anderson. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Defense motion for jury view is withdrawn. State withdraws items 5 and 6 from Motion in Limine. Remaining motions in limine agreed to by parties. Voir dire proceeded. Jury of 12, plus 1 alternate impanelled. Strikes for cause placed on the record. Court recessed for lunch. ls Jury trial scheduled for 06-17-2008 at 09:00 am.

63
06-16-2008
Trial continued
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Domask, Bonnie
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Scott F Anderson. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Jury in the box and sworn. As to Phase 1: Court delivers preliminary instructions to the jury. Opening statements by the state and defense. Sworn for the State: PO Adam Zieger, Nate Valley & Jason Oberg (Milwaukee Fire Dept.), Susan Gock (Medical Examiner's office), Milwaukee Police Detectives Kenneth Smith & Jeremiah Jaks, . Exhibits 21, 22, 27-29, 31-40, 47, 50-54, 56-58, 63-72, 95, 101 & 102 received. Court ordered recess of jury trial until 06-17-08 at 9:00 in Branch 38. ls/lcb

64
06-17-2008
Trial continued
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Bohl, Barbara
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Scott F Anderson. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Jury in the box at 9:25a.m. Sworn for the state: Dr. Wieslawa Tlomak, Assistant Medical Examiner. Exhibits moved in by the state and received by the court:13, 14, 23, 25, 26, 30, 41-49, 94, 95, 100. Jury out of the box. Jury in the box. Sworn for the state: Jeanne Wiedmeyer, investigator for Medical Examiner office; Kyle Anderson, WI State Crime Lab Forensic Firearms Examiner; Det. Daniel Thompson. Jury out of the box. Court recessed for lunch. ls Jury trial scheduled for 06-18-2008 at 09:00 am.

65
06-17-2008
Trial continued
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Janowski, Kelly
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Scott F Anderson. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Jury in the box at 1:35p.m. Sworn for the state: Det. Thomas Canzoneri; Det. Richard McQuown. State moves exhibits 3-8, 10, 60-62, 76, 81, 83, 84 and 99 into evidence. Sworn for the state: Michael Deibert, Asst. Network Manager, DA's Office; video deposition of Det. Paul Cavanaugh played for the jury. State moves exhibit 97 into evidence and the defense moves exhibits 103-120 into evidence. Jury out of the box. Jury in the box. Sworn for the state: PO Kim Crist; Bernard J.; Raymond L.; Elaine W. Jury out of the box. Case adjourned to 9am on 6-18-2008. ls

66
06-18-2008
Trial continued
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Janowski, Kelly
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Scott F Anderson. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. State rests subject to rebuttal and moves exhibits 1-72, 76-84, 94, 95, and 97-100 into evidence if not previously done so. Defense motion to dismiss without argument DENIED by the court. Court conducts colloquy with the defendant as to his choice to testify in his own behalf. Jury in the box at 9:35a.m. Sworn for the Defense: Rene Stermole. Jury out of the box. Jury in the box. Testimony of Mr. Stermole resumed. Court recesses for lunch. Jury out of the box. Jury trial scheduled for 06-19-2008 at 08:30 am.

67
06-18-2008
Trial continued
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Bohl, Barbara
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Scott F Anderson. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Jury in the box. Testimony of Mr. Stermole resumed. Cross examination of witness proceeded. Defense offers no further testimony and rests. State rests. Testimony closed. Jury out of the box. Jury instruction conference conducted and instructions placed on the record. State is requesting that lesser included charges of SECOND DEGREE INTENTIONAL HOMICIDE AND FIRST DEGREE RECKLESS HOMICIDE be presented to the jury, defense has no objection. Defense moves exhibits 121-129 into evidence and 103-116 if not previously done so. Defense motion to dismiss without argument DENIED by the court. Jury in the box. Court instructs the jury. Closing argument by the state. Closing argument by defense counsel. Rebuttal argument by the state. The court charged the jury. The alternate juror was selected by lot, #32, and excused from further service. At the hour of 4:50p.m. the jury retired to deliberate in the charge of Deputy Sheriffs Karlik and Loiselle who were duly sworn for that purpose. At the hour of 5:00p.m. the jury was released and ordered to return at 8:30a.m. on 6-19-2008 for deliberations. Court directs parties to stipulate to exhibits that can be sent to jury upon request. ls

68
06-19-2008
Trial continued
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Bohl, Barbara
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Scott F Anderson. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Jurors returned at 8:30a.m. to resume deliberations. Parties stipulate that with the exception of 9, 10, 70, 76, 77, 78, 84, 97, 128 and 129 exhibits may be given to jury upon request. At the hour of 11:30a.m. the jury reached its verdict. Jury question as to photo evidence placed on the record. Jury in the box at 11:40am. By the foreperson, juror #21, the following verdict was returned: We, the jury, find the defendant GUILTY of First Degree Intentional Homicide. Court polled the jury to which each answered that this was their verdict. Verdict received and filed. Court excuses the panel for a brief recess. Pursuant to 971.165(1)(d), the court will withhold entry of judgment until the completion of Phase II. Jury in the box at 12:10p.m. The court delivers instruction to the jury as to Phase II of this trial. Opening statement by the defense and the state. Sworn for the defense: Dr. Craig Schoenecker. Due to the unavailability of additional doctors, case is adjourned to 9am on 6-23-2008 for conclusion of testimony of phase II. Jury out of the box. Defendant moves to fire defense counsel out of the presence of the jury; court denies motion. ls

69
06-23-2008
Trial continued
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Serota-Bodi, Carole
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Scott F Anderson. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Petition filed by the defendant to withdraw NGI plea which is denied by the court, jury trial will proceed. Jury in the box at 10:05a.m. Sworn for the defense: Dr. Robert Rawski; Dr. John Pankiewicz. Court recesses for lunch. Jury out of the box. ls

70
06-23-2008
Trial continued
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Bohl, Barbara
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Scott F Anderson. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Court conducts colloquy with the defendant, at the request of the state, as to his earlier request to withdraw his NGI plea. Trial will continue. Jury in the box. Testimony of Dr. Pankiewicz resumed. Stipulation between parties read to the jury. Jury out of the box. Colloquy between the court and defendant that he chooses not to testify in this phase of the trial. Defense rests. State will not be offering any rebuttal testimony. Testimony closed. Exhibits 130-133 received into evidence. Court places jury instructions on the record. Jury in the box. The court instructs the jury. Closing arguments by counsels. Rebuttal statement by the defense. The court charged the jury. At the hour of 2:40p.m. the jury retired to deliberate in the charge of Deputy Sheriffs Karlik and Loiselle who were previously sworn. At the hour of 4:10p.m., with all parties present, the jury is brought back to the jury box for the court to respond to questions received. Jury returned to deliberations. At the hour of 4:25p.m. the jury advised that it had reached its verdict. All parties are present. Jury in the box at 4:35p.m. By the foreperson, juror #21, the following unanimous verdict was returned: Question 1: At the time the crime was committed, did the defendant have a mental disease or defect? YES Question 2: As a result of the mental disease or defect, did the defendant lack substantial capacity either to appreciate the wrongfulness of the conduct or to conform that conduct to the requirements of law? YES Court polled the jury to which each answered that this was their verdict. Court excused panel from further service. Court enters judgment of conviction and finds the defendant not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect pursuant to 971.165(3)(b).

71
06-23-2008
Sentencing hearing
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Bohl, Barbara
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court with attorney Scott F Anderson. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Verdict received and filed Sentencing proceeded. Statements by the State, defense and defendant. Additional statements by: Elaine W. Thye court finds by clear and convicing evidence that the defendant poses a significant risk to himself or others and commits the defendant for LIFE to the Department of Health and Family Services. The defendant is not capable of refusing psycho-tropic medications. Order for Placement and Order of Commitment signed and filed. Notice of Right to Seek Postconviction Relief received and filed. Defendant may not possess any firearms or body armor; defendant's voting privileges are suspended. ls

72
06-23-2008
Dispositional order/judgment
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.

73
07-02-2008
Notice of intent to pursue post-conviction relief
Additional Text:
NOTICE OF INTENT TO PURSUE POST-CONVICTION RELIEF RECEIVED AND FILED ON 07-02-08. nw

74
07-08-2008
Notes
Additional Text:
Dispo entered.

75
07-08-2008
Notice of intent to pursue post-conviction relief
Additional Text:
COPY OF NOTICE OF INTENT, court record sheet and Order of Commitment forwarded to the State Public Defender's Office in Madison. nw

76
07-22-2008
Notes
Additional Text:
INVOICE FORWARDED TO ACCOUNTS PAYABLE DEPARTMENT, IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,187.50 to Dr. Pankiewicz for services on 05-10, 05-11, 05-12, 05-13, 05-14, 06-17 & 06-23-08. COPY IN FILE.pg

77
08-25-2008
Notes
Additional Text:
Copy of entire court file forwarded to JEFFREY W. JENSEN, ATTORNEY AT LAW. DLT

78
08-25-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Certification of transcript of proceedings commencing 06-25-2007 WAIVER PRELIMINARY HEARING received and filed. (13 Pages) aac Copy of transcript forwarded to ATTORNEY JEFFREY W. JENSEN 633 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1515, Milwaukee, WI 53203-1918

79
08-25-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Certification of transcript of proceedings commencing 02-07-2008 RETURN ON DOCTOR'S REPORT received and filed. (8 Pages) aac Copy of transcript forwarded to ATTORNEY JEFFREY W. JENSEN 633 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1515, Milwaukee, WI 53203-1918

80
08-27-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Original Transcript (35 pages) commencing 05-19-2008 MOTION HEARING received and filed. aac

81
09-03-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Certification of transcript of proceedings commencing 11-21-2007 FINAL PRETRIAL received and filed. (7 Pages) aac Copy of transcript forwarded to ATTORNEY JEFFREY W. JENSEN

82
09-18-2008
Transcript
Bohl, Barbara
Additional Text:
Certification of transcript of proceedings commencing JULY 9, 2007, NOT GUILTY PLEA BY REASON OF MENTAL DISEASE OR DEFECT, received and filed. (6 Pages) Copy of transcript forwarded to JEFFREY JENSEN, 633 W WISCONSIN #1515C, MILWAUKEE, WI 53203. tak

83
09-18-2008
Transcript
Bohl, Barbara
Additional Text:
Original Transcript (80 pages) commencing JUNE 17, 2008, JURY TRIAL, received and filed. tak

84
09-18-2008
Transcript
Bohl, Barbara
Additional Text:
Original Transcript (3 pages) commencing JUNE 11, 2008, FURTHER PROCEEDINGS, received and filed. tak

85
09-18-2008
Transcript
Bohl, Barbara
Additional Text:
Original Transcript (43 pages) commencing MAY 20, 2008, CONTINUATION OF MOTION, received and filed. tak

86
09-19-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Original Transcript (61 pages) commencing 06-23-2008 JURY TRIAL received and filed. aac

87
09-19-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Original Transcript (70 pages) commencing 06-19-2008 JURY TRIAL received and filed. aac

88
09-19-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Original Transcript (143 pages) commencing 06-18-2008 JURY TRIAL received and filed. aac

89
09-19-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Original Transcript (8 pages) commencing 12-13-2007 RETURN ON DOCTOR'S REPORT received and filed. aac

90
09-19-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Original Transcript (11 pages) commencing 11-15-2007 HEARING received and filed. aac

91
09-19-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Original Transcript (8 pages) commencing 09-21-2007 STATUS CONFERENCE received and filed. aac

92
09-19-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Original Transcript (4 pages) commencing 08-08-2007 HEARING received and filed. aac

93
09-19-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Original Transcript (4 pages) commencing 09-14-2007 STATUS OF COUNSEL received and filed. aac

94
09-23-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Certification of transcript of proceedings commencing MAY 16, 2008 - HEARING received and filed. (Pages 49) Copy of transcript forwarded to: JEFFREY W. JENSEN, 633 W. WISCONSIN AVE., STE. 1515, MILW., WI. 53203-1918./CM

95
09-30-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Certification of transcript of proceedings commencing DECEMBER 3, 2007 - ADJOURNMENT received and filed. (Pages 3) Copy of transcript forwarded to: JEFFREY JENSEN, 633 W. WISCONSIN AVE., #1515, MILW., WI. 53203-1918./CM

96
10-08-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Certification of transcript of proceedings commencing JUNE 18, 2008 - MOTION received and filed. (Pages 113) Copy of transcript forwarded to: JEFFREY JENSEN, 633 W. WISCONSIN AVE., MILW., WI. 53202./CM

97
10-08-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Certification of transcript of proceedings commencing JUNE 17, 2008 - MOTION received and filed. (Pages 101) Copy of transcript forwarded to: JEFFREY JENSEN, 633 W. WISCONSIN AVE., MILW., WI. 53202./CM

98
10-08-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Certification of transcript of proceedings commencing JUNE 16, 2008 - MOTION received and filed. (Pages 107) Copy of transcript forwarded to: JEFFREY JENSEN, 633 W. WISCONSIN AVE., MILW., WI. 53202./CM

99
10-08-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Certification of transcript of proceedings commencing MAY 8, 2008 - MOTION received and filed. (Pages 32) Copy of transcript forwarded to: JEFFREY JENSEN, 633 W. WISCONSIN AVE., MILW., WI. 53202./CM

100
10-08-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Certification of transcript of proceedings commencing SEPTEMBER 5, 2007 - MOTION received and filed. (Pages 17) Copy of transcript forwarded to: JEFFREY JENSEN, 633 W. WISCONSIN AVE., MILW., WI. 53202/CM

101
10-09-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Certification of transcript of proceedings commencing JUNE 23, 2008- JURY TRIAL received and filed. (Pages 65) Copy of transcript forwarded to: JEFFREY JENSEN./CM

102
10-14-2008
Notes
Additional Text:
INVOICES FORWARDED TO ACCOUNTS PAYABLE DEPARTMENT, IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,312.50 to Dr. Rawski for services on 05-13, 05-14, 05-15, 05-19, 05-21, 06-18 & 6-23-08 and $3,750.00 to Dr. Schoenecker for services on 05-22, 05-23, 05-24, 05-25, 05-26, 05-27, 06-18 & 06-19-08. COPIES IN FILE.pg

103
10-14-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Certification of transcript of proceedings commencing OCTOBER 18, 2007 - CONTINUATION OF COMPETENCY HEARING received and filed. (Pages 52) Copy of transcript forwarded to: JEFFREY W. JENSEN, 633 W. WISCONSIN, STE. 1515, MILW., WI. 53203-1918./CM

104
10-14-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Certification of transcript of proceedings commencing OCTOBER 15, 2007 - COMPETENCY HEARING received and filed. (Pages 32) Copy of transcript forwarded to: JEFFREY W. JENSEN, 633 W. WISCONSIN, STE. 151, MILW., WI. 53203-1918/CM

105
10-14-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Certification of transcript of proceedings commencing MARCH 7, 2008 - STATUS CONFERENCE received and filed. (Pages 11) Copy of transcript forwarded to: JEFFREY JENSEN,633 W. WISCONSIN AVE., STE 1515, MILW., WI. 53203-1019/cm

106
10-14-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Certification of transcript of proceedings commencing MAY 29, 2008 - FURTHER PROCEEDINGS received and filed. (Pages 4) Copy of transcript forwarded to: JEFFREY JENSEN, 633 W. WISCONSIN, MILW., WI. 53203/CM

107
10-15-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Certification of transcript of proceedings commencing OCTOBER 18, 2007 - COMPETENCY HEARING received and filed. (Pages 72) Copy of transcript forwarded to: JEFF JENSEN, 633 W. WISCONSIN AVE., STE 115, 53203-1918./CM

108
10-15-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Certification of transcript of proceedings commencing received and filed. (Pages 32) Copy of transcript forwarded to:

109
10-21-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Certification of transcript of proceedings commencing 10-19-2007 ORAL RULING received and filed. (16 Pages) aac Copy of transcript forwarded to ATTORNEY JEFF JENSEN 633 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1515, Milwaukee, WI 53203-1918

110
10-29-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Certification of transcript of proceedings commencing 06-05-2008 HEARING received and filed. (42 Pages) aac Copy of transcript forwarded to ATTORNEY JEFFREY W. JENSEN 633 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1515, Milwaukee, WI 53203

111
10-29-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Certification of transcript of proceedings commencing 02-29-2008 STATUS CONFERENCE received and filed. (18 Pages) aac Copy of transcript forwarded to ATTORNEY JEFFREY W. JENSEN 633 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1515, Milwaukee, WI 53203

112
10-29-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Certification of transcript of proceedings commencing 06-02-2008 JURY TRIAL received and filed. (5 Pages) aac Copy of transcript forwarded to ATTORNEY JEFFREY W. JENSEN 633 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1515, Milwaukee, WI 53203

113
11-13-2008
Exhibit
Additional Text:
Exhibits received and inventoried this date. D208 A & B. jd

114
11-24-2008
Transcript
Additional Text:
Certification of transcript of proceedings commencing 05-19-2008 MOTION HEARING received and filed. (56 Pages) aac Copy of transcript forwarded to ATTORNEY JEFFREY JENSEN 633 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1515, Milwuakee, WI 53203-1918

115
01-09-2009
Transcript
Additional Text:
Certification of transcript of proceedings commencing 6-16-2008 JURY TRIAL PM received and filed. (96 Pages) Copy of transcript forwarded to Attorney Jeffrey Jensen 633 W Wisconsin Ave. Ste. 1515 Milwaukee WI 53203 vk

116
02-24-2009
Notes
Additional Text:
Court of Appeals order dated February 19, 2009 the deadline for defendant to file a post conviction motion or a notice of appeal is extended thru April 20, 2009. tf

117
03-02-2009
Petition
Additional Text:
Petition for conditional release.

118
03-02-2009
Judicial assignment order
Additional Text:
Per order of Presiding Judge, Felony Division, this request/motion is hereby assigned to the Hon. Jeffrey A. Conen, Br. 30, homicide calendar, for review. mag

119
03-02-2009
Notice
Additional Text:
Notice of status hearing sent to ADA Bill Molitor and Public Defender (felony appointment desk): March 16, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. in Rm. 506 SB.

120
03-02-2009
Judicial transfer
Conen-30, Jeffrey A.

121
03-16-2009
Status conference
Conen-30, Jeffrey A.
Drew (Mackin), Tierney
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Attorney Thomas R Cotey in court, defendant Rene Stermole not in court, in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Deputy clerk: djt. The court appointed Dr. Robert Rawski and Dr. John Pankiewicz to examine the defendant in connection with his Petition for Conditional Release. Case adjourned to April 15, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. for return on doctor's reports in Branch 30.

122
03-19-2009
Letters/correspondence
Conen-30, Jeffrey A.
Additional Text:
Filed, Correspondence from Dr. Pankiewicz (advising the court he is unable to accept his appointment due to pending medical leave). /djt

123
03-27-2009
Notes
Conen-30, Jeffrey A.
Additional Text:
ADA Williams and Attorney Cotey in court to address Dr. Pankiewicz's unavailability. Attorney Cotey is not requesting another doctor be appointed as the defendant has indicated he will be withdrawing his Petition for Conditional Release. Case remains scheduled for status conference on April 15, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. in Branch 30; Attorney Cotey will submit the defendant's withdrawal at that time.

124
04-13-2009
Report
Conen-30, Jeffrey A.
Additional Text:
Filed, Report from Mendota Mental Health Institute dated April 7, 2009. /djt

125
04-15-2009
Further proceedings
Conen-30, Jeffrey A.
Pierce (Defort), Kelly
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Attorney Thomas R Cotey in court, defendant Rene Stermole not in court, in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Deputy clerk: djt. Filed, Report from Robert Rawski, M.D., dated April 13, 2009; Motion To Withdraw Petition. Attorney Cotey has spoken with the defendant and confirms that the defendant does not wish to proceed with his Petition for Conditional Release. Motion to Withdraw Petition GRANTED by the court.

126
04-16-2009
Motion
Conen-30, Jeffrey A.
Additional Text:
Filed, Motion To Withdraw Petition (sent by defendant). /djt

127
04-24-2009
Notes
Additional Text:
per court of appeals order dated 4/22/09 the deadline for the defendant to file a postconviciton motion or notice of appeal is extended to 6/22/09. mc

128
05-11-2009
Petition
Additional Text:
Petition for conditional release.

129
05-11-2009
Judicial assignment order
Additional Text:
Per order of Presiding Judge, Felony Division, this request/motion is hereby assigned to the Hon. Jeffrey A. Conen, Br. 30, for review. jbs

130
05-11-2009
Notice
Additional Text:
Notice of status date sent to ADA Bill Molitor and to public defender's office (Felony Appointment Desk): May 26, 2009 at 8:30 am in Br. 30 . jbs

131
05-13-2009
Letters/correspondence
Conen-30, Jeffrey A.
Additional Text:
Filed, Correspondence from the defendant. /djt

132
05-14-2009
Other papers
Conen-30, Jeffrey A.
Additional Text:
Filed (pro se), Conditional Release Petition Explanations. /djt

133
05-20-2009
Other papers
Conen-30, Jeffrey A.
Additional Text:
Notice and Motion for ex parte temporary restraining order and Notice of Motion and Motion for preliminary Injunction received and filed. (pro se) Deputy Court Clerk kmh.

134
05-26-2009
Status conference
Conen-30, Jeffrey A.
Off the Record
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole not in court, defendant in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Deputy clerk: djt. The defendant refused Public Defender services. Case scheduled for status conference on May 28, 2009 at 9:30 a.m. in Branch 30; the defendant will appear via videoconference. NOTE: FILE RETAINED IN COURT.

135
05-26-2009
Letters/correspondence
Conen-30, Jeffrey A.
Additional Text:
Filed, Correspondence from Wisconsin State Public Defender (confirming defendant does not want their representation). /djt

136
05-28-2009
Status conference
Conen-30, Jeffrey A.
Nelson (Tromp), Kathy
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court via videoconference, in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Deputy clerk: djt. The court examined the defendant regarding his request to proceed without counsel and finds he is competent to represent himself. The court appointed Dr. John Pankiewicz and Dr. Robert Rawski to examine the defendant in connection with his Petition for Conditional Release that was filed May 11, 2009. Filed, signed Order for Examination. The court ordered the reports to be provided to the defendant upon completion but not filed with the court until the next court date. Case adjourned to June 29, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. for return on doctor's report in Branch 30; defendant to appear via videoconference.

137
06-01-2009
Notice
Conen-30, Jeffrey A.
Additional Text:
Filed, Notice Of Brief In Support Of Motions For Injunction And Restraining Orders. /djt

138
06-24-2009
Brief
Conen-30, Jeffrey A.
Additional Text:
Filed, Brief #1. /djt

139
06-25-2009
Report
Conen-30, Jeffrey A.
Additional Text:
/Forensic Report Dated 6/25/09, received and filed. msn

140
06-26-2009
Report
Conen-30, Jeffrey A.
Additional Text:
Report from Department of Health and Family Services received and filed. Deputy Court Clerk kmh.

141
06-29-2009
Report
Conen-30, Jeffrey A.
Additional Text:
Filed, Report from Dr. Robert Rawski. /djt

142
06-29-2009
Notes
Additional Text:
Court of Appeals order dated June 23, 2009 the deadline for Stermole to file a post conviction motion or notice of appeal is extended to August 24, 2009. tf

143
06-29-2009
Status conference
Conen-30, Jeffrey A.
Drew (Mackin), Tierney
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court via videoconference, in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Deputy clerk: djt. The defendant has received copies of the doctor's reports and requests a conditional release hearing within the statutory time period. The defendant advised the court that he would prefer to appear via videoconference for the conditional release hearing. The court examined the defendant and found that he was freely and voluntarily waiving his right to appear in person. Case scheduled for conditional release hearing on July 20, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. in Branch 30.

144
07-09-2009
Notes
Additional Text:
INVOICE FORWARDED TO ACCOUNTS PAYABLE DEPARTMENT, IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,500.00 to Dr. Rawski for services on 04-06, 04-09 & 04-13-09. COPY IN FILE.pg

145
07-14-2009
Other papers
Conen-30, Jeffrey A.
Additional Text:
Filed, Affidavit. /djt

146
07-15-2009
Other papers
Conen-30, Jeffrey A.
Additional Text:
Filed, Affidavit. /djt

147
07-16-2009
Report
Conen-30, Jeffrey A.
Additional Text:
Filed, Report. /djt

148
07-16-2009
Letters/correspondence
Conen-30, Jeffrey A.
Additional Text:
Filed, Correspondence from Mendota Mental Health Institute. /djt

149
07-20-2009
Hearing
Conen-30, Jeffrey A.
Worden, Kathleen
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Defendant Rene Stermole in court via videoconference without counsel, in custody. William J Molitor appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Deputy clerk: djt. Hearing proceeded on defendant's Petition for Conditional Release. Sworn for the state: John Pankiewicz. Exhibit 1 offered into evidence by the state and received by the court. Sworn for the state: Robert Rawski. Exhibit 2 offered into evidence by the state and received by the court. Testimony closed. Filed, Exhibit List. Arguments made by the state and defendant. The court denied the Petition for Conditional Release.

150
07-22-2009
Exhibit
Additional Text:
Additional exhibits received and inventoried this date. D208 A. jd

151
10-01-2009
Notes
Additional Text:
INVOICE FORWARDED TO ACCOUNTS PAYABLE DEPARTMENT, IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,687.50 to Dr. Rawski for services on 06-17, 06-25, 06-28 & 07-20-09. COPY IN FILE.pg

152
10-22-2009
Notes
Additional Text:
INVOICE FORWARDED TO ACCOUNTS PAYABLE DEPARTMENT, IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,000.00 to Dr. Pankiewicz for services on 06-15, 06-16, 06-17 & 07-20-09. COPY IN FILE.pg

153
08-02-2010
Motion
Additional Text:
Defendant's pro se motion for production of transcripts.

154
08-02-2010
Judicial assignment order
Additional Text:
Per order of Presiding Judge, Felony Division, this request/motion is hereby assigned to the Hon. Jeffrey A. Conen, Br. 30, for review. mag

155
08-04-2010
Decision and order
Conen-30, Jeffrey A.
Additional Text:
Filed, signed Decision And Order Denying Motion For Production Of Transcripts. /djt

156
12-02-2010
Letters/correspondence
Additional Text:
To and from Rene Stermole received and filed. ss

157
03-12-2014
Petition
Additional Text:
Petition for Conditional Release. tk

158
03-12-2014
Judicial assignment order
Additional Text:
Per Order of the Presiding Judge, Felony Division, this request/motion is hereby assigned to the Hon. David L. Borowski, Br. 12, for review. tk

159
03-12-2014
Notice
Additional Text:
Copies of Petition for Conditional Release sent to the DA and Public Defender's Office (Felony Appointment Desk) with Notice of Hearing Date: 03/26/2014 tk

160
03-26-2014
Notes
Borowski-12, David
Additional Text:
Public Defeneder's office was not notified and time is need to appoint an attorney. Case Status Conference scheduled for 3-26-14 is rescheduled to 4-4-14 at 8:30 a.m. Br. 12. Parties notified.

161
03-28-2014
Notes
Borowski-12, David
Additional Text:
PD's office notified the court Attorney Thomas Cotey will be appointed in this matter. Discussion with Br 38 taking this matter since Br 38 presided over the case originally. State and Defense notified this matter will be transferred to Br 38 for a status conference on 4/4/2014 at 8:15 a.m. Case is adjourned to Br 38. Deputy Court Clerk kmh.

162
03-28-2014
Judicial transfer
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.

163
04-04-2014
Status conference
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Richmond, Donna
Event Party
Stermole, Rene
Additional Text:
Attorney Thomas R. Cotey in court, defendant Rene Stermole not in court, in custody at Mendota Mental Health. Mark S. Williams appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Defendant has filed a petition for conditional release. Court appoints Dr. Robert Rawski to examine the defendant as to his petition. Order signed and filed. Court orders return of report on 5-27-2014.

164
04-04-2014
Notes
Additional Text:
file retained in courtroom

165
05-27-2014
Rescheduled
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Janowski, Kelly
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Attorney Thomas R Cotey in court, defendant Rene Stermole not in court, in custody. Mark S Williams appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Deputy court clerk cmt. Defense counsel waives defendant's appearance. State will be challenging doctor's report. Defense counsel requests a hearing and to have the defendant appear by video. Clerk contacted Dr. Rawski's office to schedule a date. Clerk contacted Mike Pook to set-up the video conference. Court ordered case adjourned to Branch 38. Doctor's Report Return scheduled for June 30, 2014 at 09:00 am.

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05-27-2014
Report
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Doctor's report, received and filed.

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05-27-2014
Notes
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file retained in court room.

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05-27-2014
Letters/correspondence
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from Department of Health Services, filed. cmt

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06-30-2014
Hearing
Wagner-38, Jeffrey A.
Richmond, Donna
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Defendant Rene Stermole via video conference with attorney Thomas R Cotey. Defendant Rene Stermole in custody. Mark S Williams appeared for the State of Wisconsin. Hearing proceeded on defendant's Petition for Conditional Release. Sworn for the state: Dr. Robert Rawski. Testimony closed. State will submit arguments in writing to the Court by 8/08/2014. Defense response due by 08/22/2014. Case remains calendared in Branch 38. Decision scheduled for September 2, 2014 at 08:15 am.

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07-15-2014
Transcript
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Original transcript of HEARING on 6-30-2014, court reporter Donna Richmond, received and filed. ( 29 Pages)