WASHBURN COUNTY -- Julia Vogel, of Spooner, Wi, appeared and was sentenced on October 15, 2018, on her criminal drug-related charges in Washburn County Circuit Court stemming from a traffic stop in April 2018.
DrydenWire.com reported previously that Vogel was facing charges of Class I Felony Possession with Intent to Deliver THC (Marijuana), Misdemeanor Possession of a Controlled Substance, and two counts of Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia as well as charges of Misdemeanor Resisting or Obstructing an Officer, Misdemeanor Possession of THC (Marijuana), and Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia also filed in Washburn County Circuit Court in a separate case. Details of the second case are not known to DrydenWire.com.
Vogel was charged after a Shell Lake Police Officer stopped her vehicle in April 2018 because she failed to come to a complete stop at a stop sign.
During the course of the traffic stop, Vogel admitted that she had just sold marijuana in the city of Shell Lake, WI shortly before the traffic stop. A Wisconsin State Patrol K-9 Unit provided assistance with the stop, and officers located 7 sandwich bags containing marijuana along with a glass pipe for smoking marijuana and a marijuana grinder. Additionally, officers found a gem bag containing marijuana and another gem bag containing Xanax pills.
Online circuit court records indicate that Vogel entered a plea of guilty to her charges of Misdemeanor Resisting or Obstructing and Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana. The Court accepted a Deferred Sentence Agreement regarding Vogel’s charge of Class I Felony Possess w/Intent THC (Marijuana). The rest of the charges filed against Vogel were dismissed but read in by the Court.
The Court ordered 18 months of probation for Vogel, and also ordered her to undergo an Alcohol and Other Drug Assessment. She is prohibited from consuming or possessing any alcohol or any controlled substances.
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DrydenWire.com l Wednesday, May 16, 2018
WASHBURN COUNTY — A Spooner, WI woman is facing felony charges in Washburn County Circuit Court for Intent to Deliver Marijuana along with other criminal charges following a traffic stop by a Shell Lake Police Officer.
Julia Vogel, of Spooner, WI is charged with Class I Felony Possession with Intent to Deliver THC (Marijuana), Misdemeanor Possession of a Controlled Substance, and two counts of Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia following an incident on April 27, 2018 when a Shell Lake, WI Police Officer conducted a traffic stop because Vogel did not come to a complete stop at a stop sign.
According to the criminal complaint filed against Vogel, after the officer observed the traffic violation, he caught up to Vogel’s vehicle and stopped it. When the officer advised Vogel of the reason for the stop, she stated that she did stop. The officer noted that Vogel was behaving nervously, and asked her where she was coming from. Vogel told the officer that she was coming from a friend’s house just up the road. Although Vogel provided a first name for the friend to the officer, she said that she could not remember the house number and could not describe to the officer where the house was.
Wisconsin State Patrol K9 Unit provided assistance with this stop. Upon the arrival of the Trooper, Vogel was heard to say that she had a small amount of marijuana in her car and that the officers were not going to like how it was packaged. The criminal complaint goes on to state that Vogel proceeded to then admit to selling marijuana in Shell Lake right before the traffic stop. She also stated that she had marijuana packaged in 1-ounce amounts in individual bags inside of a purse in the car.
Vogel was placed under arrest at that time and the officers conducted a search of her vehicle. During the search, officers found seven sandwich bags containing marijuana, as well as a gem bag containing marijuana and another gem bag containing Xanax pills. Officers also found a glass pipe used for smoking marijuana, and a marijuana grinder during the search.
The criminal complaint states that officers found a total of 54 grams of marijuana.
If convicted as charged, Vogel faces a possible maximum sentence of 3 years and 6 months in State Prison for the charge of Class I Felony Possession with Intent to Deliver THC (Marijuana).
Online circuit court records show that Vogel is also facing criminal charges of Misdemeanor Resisting or Obstructing an Officer, Misdemeanor Possession of THC (Marijuana), and Misdemeanor Possession Drug Paraphernalia in a separate case filed in Washburn County Circuit Court stemming from an incident on April 19, 2018. Details of that case are not known to DrydenWire.com at this time.
Pursuant to the direction of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, as found in Supreme Court Rule 20:3.6, Trial Publicly, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.