Recent convictions, sentencings and dismissals from Waupaca County felony cases.
• A jury found Devin J. Postel, 44, New London, not guilty of first-degree sexual assault of a child.
• Judge Vicki Clussman sentenced William J. Sanders, 37, Waupaca, to five years in prison and four years of extended supervision.
Sanders was convicted of felony charges of possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, two counts of possession of methamphetamine and one count of obstructing an officer.
• Judge Raymond Huber sentenced Christopher D. Schwenn, 48, Waupaca, to 30 months in state prison and 30 months of extended supervision.
Schwenn was convicted of second-degree reckless endangerment and fourth-degree sexual assault.
A charge of second-degree sexual assault of an unconscious victim was dismissed but read into the court record for sentencing purposes.
Huber also ordered Schwenn to pay $4,193 in restitution and court costs.
• Huber sentenced Tiffany M. Knueppel, 35, Waupaca, to two years of prison and four years of extended supervision.
Huber revoked Knueppel’s probation for a 2018 conviction of delivery of methamphetamine.
• Judge Troy Nielsen placed three men involved in exploding a homemade canon that killed a man on one year of probation.
Kenneth M. Niemer, 43, Clintonville; Robert S. Mattes, 38, New London; and Scott D. Mattes, 60, Marion, were convicted of reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct.
A charge of homicide by negligent handling of an explosive was dismissed but read into the record of all three men.
Nielsen also ordered that they pay $886 in court costs and abstain from alcohol.
The explosion occurred last May. The victim was Paul Casperson, 44, of Belvidere, Illinois.
• Clussman sentenced Eric D. Stern, 38, New London. to three years in prison and five years if extended supervision.
Stern was convicted of delivery of heroin and possession of narcotics.
A charge of first-degree reckless homicide was dismissed but read into the court record.
Stern was accused of making arrangements for Shane Heuer to purchase heroin from Keith E. Amundson, 39, Waupaca.
Heur was 26 years old when he overdosed on heroin at his New London home on Oct. 4, 2018.
Amundson is scheduled for a jury trial for the same charges on Dec. 3-6.
• Clussman sentenced Carl J. Breneman, 34, Kettle Moraine Corrections, to 18 months in prison and 36 months of extended supervision.
Breneman was convicted of possession of methamphetamine. Charges of carrying a concealed knife and possession of drug paraphernalia were dismissed but read into the record.
Breneman is currently in prison because his extended supervision was revoked.
On Jan. 6, 2017, Outagamie County Circuit Court convicted him of possession of meth with intent and sentenced him to two years in prison and five years of extended supervision.
• Huber placed Mary E. Pennington, 47, Waupaca, on three years of probation.
Pennington was convicted of possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver and possession of cocaine.
Charges of drug trafficking, possession of narcotics, possession of illegally obtained prescription drugs, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia were dismissed but read into the record.
• Huber imposed and stayed 1 1/2 years in prison then placed David J. Van, 37, Oshkosh, on two years of probation.
Van was convicted of possessing of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Charges of drug trafficking and misdemeanor bail jumping were dismissed but read into the record.
• Nielsen placed Katie L. Nielson, 29, Clintonville, on three years of probation.
Nielson was convicted of possession of methamphetamine.
A charge of possession of drug paraphernalia was dismissed but read into the record.
As a condition of probation, Nielsen ordered that Nielson spend 30 days in jail with no release privileges.
Nielson currently faces meth-related criminal charges in Outagamie and Shawano counties.
• Clussman placed Andrew W. Hedrick, 30, Waupaca, on 24 months of probation.
Hedrick was convicted of possession of methamphetamine.
Charges of possession of THC and drug paraphernalia were dismissed but read into the record.
• Huber placed Dakota E. Hedtke, 20, Clintonville, on three years of probation.
Hedtke was convicted of exposing genitals to a child.
Charges of causing a child to view sex, exposing a child to harmful material, using a computer to facilitate a child sex crime and possession of child pornography were dismissed but read into the record.
If Hedtke’s probation is revoked, he will get credit for the 199 days he spent in jail on a $10,000 cash bond.
If Hedtke successfully completes probation, his record will be expunged.
• Nielsen placed Coron L. Mosley, 23, Menasha, on three years of probation.
Mosley was convicted of possession of THC with intent and carrying a concealed weapon.
Charges of possession of an illegally obtained prescription drug and possession of a controlled substance were dismissed but read into the record.
As conditions of probation, Nielsen ordered Mosley to spend 90 days in jail, then stayed 80 days, and granted work release privileges. Mosely must also pay $4,283 in fines and court costs.
If he successfully completes probation, the court will expunge Mosley’s record.