Another Green Lake person could face charges

Charges could be forthcoming against the alleged co-defendant in recent Green Lake burglaries, in which police believe tens of thousands of dollars in valuables were stolen and pawned.

The man is in his younger 30s and used to live with the other defendant, Dana Jean Becher, on Lake Street in Green Lake.

Becher already faces multiple felony charges related to the alleged series of thefts, and is held in the Green Lake County jail on $5,000 cash bond.

She pleaded not guilty this week, and waived her right to a preliminary hearing.

Meanwhile, authorities have referred the man on charges, although he has not been formally charged yet. Editor’s note: The Commonwealth will name him if and when he’s charged.

Forthcoming charges for him could include possession of/receiving stolen property, party to a crime of burglary and possession of drug paraphernalia.

“You would have to be in a coma [not to realize what was happening],” Green Lake County Det. Patti Crump said of him. “I do believe he did assist on one [burglary] ... But he was pawning as much as she was.”

As Crump investigated the alleged burglaries and the items being pawned off, she concluded there was no way the man wasn’t involved ... Continue reading the full story in the June 19 issue of the Ripon Commonwealth Press.

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