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UPDATE: Man, woman sentenced for Peshtigo home invasion, another man awaiting court appearance

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FRIDAY 4/10/2020 7:25 a.m.

MARINETTE, Wis. (WFRV) – Two people have been sentenced to prison for a Peshtigo home invasion in October.

Court records show 30-year-old Dallas Willis and 36-year-old Laura Dahlin were sentenced in Marinette County Court on Thursday.

Willis is facing five years of initial confinement followed by five years of extended supervision. In February, he was found guilty of Burglary with Person Present.

Dahlin was sentenced to four years of initial confinement and four years of extended supervision after being found guilty of Burglary-Commit a Battery on Person in February. She was also found guilty of Possession of Methamphetamine and sentenced to one year of prison and one year of extended supervision consecutive to her sentencing for the home invasion.

In October, the Marinette County Sheriff’s Office says they were notified of a home invasion-type burglary where a woman and two men entered the home, physically assaulted a man in the home, and then fled the scene in a vehicle.

The two men – Willis and 41-year-old Jack Swearingen – were found in a wooded area in Porterfield and were arrested. Later in the night, authorities say they located the Dahlin.

Swearingen is scheduled to appear in Marinette County Court on Monday, April 13. He has been charged with Burglary-Commit a Battery on Person, Threats to Injure/Accuse of Crime, and Substantial Battery-Intend Bodily Harm.

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Man, woman found guilty in Peshtigo home invasion, another man awaiting court appearance

TUESDAY 2/4/2020 12:33 p.m.

MARINETTE, Wis. (WFRV) – The woman arrested in connection with a Peshtigo home invasion in October has been found guilty in Marinette County Court.

Court documents show 36-year-old Laura Dahlin was found guilty of Burglary-Commit a Battery on Person Tuesday morning.

In October, the Marinette County Sheriff’s Office says they were notified of a home invasion-type burglary where a woman and two men entered the home, physically assaulted a man in the home, and then fled the scene in a vehicle.

The two men – 30-year-old Dallas Willis and 41-year-old Jack Swearingen – were found in a wooded area in Porterfield and were arrested. Later in the night, authorities say they located the Dahlin.

Willis was found guilty of Burglary with Person Present in Marinette County Court on Monday. He and Dahlin are scheduled to appear for sentencing hearings in April. Swearingen is also scheduled for a court appearance in April.

Man found guilty in Peshtigo home invasion, two others awaiting court appearances

TUESDAY 2/4/2020 6:05 a.m.

MARINETTE, Wis. (WFRV) – A man arrested in October following a Peshtigo home invasion has been found guilty in Marinette County Court.

According to court records, 30-year-old Dallas Willis appeared in court Monday afternoon. Willis was found guilty of Burglary with Person Present.

In October, the Marinette County Sheriff’s Office says they were notified of a home invasion-type burglary where a woman and two men entered the home, physically assaulted a man in the home, and then fled the scene in a vehicle.

Willis and 41-year-old Jack Swearingen were found in a wooded area in Porterfield and were arrested. Later in the night, authorities say they located the woman believed to be involved, 36-year-old Laura Dahlin.

Willis is expected to appear in court again in April for a sentencing hearing. Swearingen is also scheduled for a court appearance in April. Court documents show Dahlin is scheduled to appear on Tuesday morning.

Three arrested following home invasion in Peshtigo

Photos courtesy of Marinette County Sheriff’s Office
FRIDAY 10/18/19 3:08 p.m.

PESHTIGO, Wis. (WFRV) — Three people have been arrested following a home invasion in Peshtigo.

According to the Marinette County Sheriff’s Office, a call regarding a home invasion type burglary came in Thursday afternoon.

Officials say the report showed one woman and two men entered the home and physically assaulted a man in the home and then fled the scene in a vehicle.

Authorities say they were able to locate the two men suspects shortly after in a wooded area off of River Road in Porterfield. The men were taken into custody.

The woman suspect was found later that night in Grover where she was taken custody.

The men, 30-year-old Dallas Willis and 41-year-old Jack Swearingen, are both from Marinette. They have been ordered to be held on supervision violations through the Department of Corrections.

The woman, 36-year-old Laura Dahlin of Marinette, is lodged on charges of criminal trespassing and party of the crime of substantial battery.

All three suspects are currently being held in the Marinette County Jail.

The investigation remains ongoing.

Marinette County Sheriff Jerry Sauve says this is an isolated incident and there is no ongoing threat for public safety.

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