A 24-year-old Conover woman, charged with burglary of a building or dwelling and criminal damage to property, had a preliminary hearing set for Jan. 24 at 9:15 a.m. in Vilas County Circuit Court. 

Storm M. Rumpf is free on a $2,500 signature bond, with the condition she not be on the premises of a residence on S. Farming Road in Arbor Vitae, the site of the alleged incident.

According to the complaint, a woman stopped at her parents’ house Nov. 19, 2019, and told law enforcement officers the service door in the attached garage had been kicked in. She also told investigators the vanity door in the bathroom was open, noting this was where her mother stored medications. Rumpf was suspected as a suspect in the case and law enforcement officers located tire and shoe impressions in the snow, eventually leading to Rumpf’s arrest, according to the complaint.

In other felony cases, Garet W. Mendez, 34, of Minocqua, charged with possession with intent-amphet­a­mine and attempt to manufacture/deliver am-

pheta­mine, waived his preliminary hearing. Probable cause was found he had committed a crime and he was bound over for arraignment. No guilty pleas were entered and a pretrial conference was set for Jan. 21 at 2:30 p.m. His $2,500 signature bond was continued.

According to the complaint, law enforcement officers suspected Mendez was selling methamphetamine (meth) in the Lac du Flambeau area and initiated a traffic stop on his vehicle Dec. 23, 2019, in Lac du Flambeau. Because he was on probation, the stop and search were allowed through Wisconsin Act 79. During the search, officers allegedly located 1.42 grams of meth and paraphernalia in the vehicle, according to the complaint. A passenger in the rear seat of the vehicle allegedly told the officer he had recently purchased meth from Mendez.

Dena K. Mann, 43, of Minocqua, charged with fifth-offense operating while intoxicated and two counts of felony bail jumping for consuming alcohol Sept. 14, 2019, while on bond, was not present in court for a plea and sentencing hearing Jan. 6. The court authorized a body-only warrant for arrest.

According to the complaint, Mann had a blood alcohol level of .260% while driving when she was arrested April 17, 2019, in Lac du Flambeau.

Naomi L. Snow, 37, of Minocqua, charged with two counts of battery or threat to a judge, prosecutor or law enforcement officer, resisting an officer, possession of meth, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana, second-plus offense, was not in court for adjourned initial appearance Jan. 6. She told the court she was running late, but on her way. A body-only bench warrant was issued by the court.

According to the complaint, officers conducted a search warrant at 510 Waswagon Street in Lac du Flambeau Sept. 9, 2019, with the officers locating marijuana, meth, a scale and a pipe during the search. During her arrest, Snow allegedly spit at an officer and kicked an officer, according to the complaint. 

Rae Ann T. Allen, 38, of Lac du Flambeau, charged with possession of meth, resisting or obstructing an officer and possession of drug paraphernalia, was not present in court for an initial appearance Jan. 6 and the court authorized a warrant for $2,000. 

According to the complaint, law enforcement officers located a vehicle stopped in the middle of Raven Lake Road in Lac du Flambeau Dec. 18, 2019, about 1:46 p.m. The vehicle was running with three occupants in the car, with Allen in the driver’s seat. An officer indicated Allen allegedly placed something in her mouth. Officers located a scale on the center console and a gem bag with a white powdery substance suspected as meth on the scale. Officers also located syringes and another gem bag in the vehicle. During the investigation, Allen admitted to ingesting a gem bag of meth, according to the complaint. 

Joseph E. Poupart, 54, of Lac du Flambeau, charged with possession with intent/deliver narcotics, had a preliminary hearing set for Feb. 7 at 9:30 a.m. His $2,500 signature bond was continued.

According to the complaint, a law enforcement officer stopped a vehicle on Little Pines Road in Lac du Flambeau at 7:39 a.m. Nov. 8, 2019, for allegedly traveling 53 mph in a 25 mph speed zone. Poupart pulled up with his vehicle behind the incident scene and he consented to a search of his vehicle, where officers allegedly located oxycodone hydrochloride pills, according to the complaint. 

Donald A. Johnson, 39, of Lac du Flambeau, charged with two counts of possession of meth and possession of marijuana, second-plus offense, was not in court for an adjourned initial appearance Jan. 6 and a $2,500 cash bench warrant was authorized by the court.

According to the complaint, law enforcement officers were dispatched to the Lake of the Torches Casino in Lac du Flambeau about 5 p.m. Aug. 5 for a drug complaint from security officers, who located a bag of drugs suspected as meth. A surveillance camera showed the bag was allegedly dropped by Johnson, who left the casino. Officers eventually located Johnson in a vehicle, in which he was a passenger, on Aug. 7. Officers reported a canister containing a green, leafy substance suspected as marijuana fell to the ground as he exited the vehicle, according to the complaint.

Johnson is also charged with possession of meth, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana and three counts of felony bail jumping following a search warrant at a residence at 510 Waswagon Road in Lac du Flambeau Sep. 9, 2019.

David L. Chapman III, 24, of Lac du Flambeau, charged with manufacture/deliver marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of an illegally obtained prescription, possession of marijuana, second-plus of­fense, five counts of felony bail jumping and one count of possession of narcotic drugs, had a preliminary hearing set for Jan. 10.

According to the complaint, law enforcement officers executed a welfare check at 835 Bearskin Circle in Lac du Flambeau Sept. 23, 2019, due to a complaint of adults using drugs with a small child present. Officers noted an odor of burnt marijuana upon their arrival and Chapman was located on the backside of the apartment complex and was arrested. Officers allegedly located marijuana, oxycodone and a pipe, according to the complaint, including a bindle of marijuana in his pocket.

Katelyn M. Potvine, 25, of Lac du Flambeau, charged with possession of meth, possession of drug paraphernalia and four counts of felony bail jumping, waived her right to a preliminary hearing within a certain time limit and a pretrial conference was set for Feb. 4 at 3:45 p.m. Her $2,500 signature bond was continued. 

According to the complaint, law enforcement officers responded to a report of trespassing at a Lac du Flambeau residence Dec. 17, 2019. Officers located Pot­vine walking in the snow towards the roadway and then going inside a residence. Officers located her in a bedroom, where they said Pot­vine was showing signs of alleged meth use. Officers locate five unused syringes in the residence and two used syringes with traces of a liquid suspected as meth. Potvine was arrested and transported to the Vilas County Jail, were personnel located 3.5 grams of a crystal-like substance in Pot­vine’s body cavity, according to the complaint.

Margaret M. Gomez, 28, of Lac du Flambeau, charged with felony bail jumping and disorderly conduct, pleaded not guilty and a pretrial conference was set for March 17 at 9:15 a.m. Her $1,500 signature bond was continued.

According to the complaint, law enforcement officers were contacted by an individual to have Gomez removed from a Lac du Flambeau residence Dec. 20, 2019. She was asked to leave the residence by officers, but she allegedly refused and starting yelling at the officers. Gomez, who is on probation and has an open felony case in Vilas County, was eventually arrested.