POLK COUNTY -- The Court has sentenced Joshua Handrahan, of Amery, WI on numerous criminal charges including Arson charges stemming from an incident in which he set a pickup truck on fire in August 2018.

DrydenWire.com reported in August 2018 that Handrahan was facing felony charges following an incident during which he set a pickup truck on fire by throwing a flaming ball at the ground directly underneath the truck. The incident was caught on security camera.

At a hearing on August 30, Handrahan was sentenced on multiple cases filed against him in Polk County Circuit Court.

The Court ordered a withheld sentence with probation for 3 years and 1 year of conditional jail time on Handrahan’s convictions of Class I Felony Arson of Property Other Than Building and two counts of Class I Felony Criminal Damage to Property (Over $2500).

Conditions of his probation will require Handrahan to follow a mental health plan or evaluation. Handrahan will be prohibited from consuming any controlled substance or alcohol.

For his conviction of Class H Felony Bail Jumping, the Court ordered an Imposed & Stayed sentence of 5 years; 3 years of initial confinement followed by 2 years of Extended Supervision with 9 month of conditional jail time. Handrahan will also serve 3 years of probation on that conviction.

Remaining charges filed against Handrahan in his 6 different Polk County Circuit Court cases were dismissed but read in, including the following:

  • Class C Felony Arson of Building w/o Owner's Consent
  • Two charges of Class I Felony 1st-Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety
  • Two charges of Misdemeanor Domestic Battery
  • Three charges of Misdemeanor Domestic Disorderly Conduct
  • Nine charges of Class H Felony Bail Jump
  • Five charges of Misdemeanor Bail Jump
  • Two charges of Misdemeanor Knowingly Violate a Domestic Abuse Order - Injunction

Online circuit court records indicate that the Court is allowing a period of time within which restitution amounts may be submitted by the State and the victims in the various cases filed against Handrahan.


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