BARRON COUNTY -- The Court has sentenced a Rice Lake, WI man on charges stemming from a domestic incident involving a firearm.

DrydenWire.com previously published a press release from the Barron County Sheriff’s Department in March 2019 which stated that Steven Anderson, of Rice Lake, WI, had been arrested following a domestic incident during which Anderson allegedly shot several rounds from a firearm.

According to the press release Anderson was in a vehicle on Highway 53 near Rice Lake, WI when he engaged in a domestic dispute during which he struck his wife and pointed a firearm at her. After she exited the vehicle, Anderson allegedly fired several rounds from the firearm.

Numerous charges were filed against Anderson including Recklessly Endangering Safety, Operate Firearm While Intoxicated, Battery, Disorderly Conduct, and Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) 2nd Offense.

Online circuit court records show that at a hearing on January 6, 2019, Anderson was sentenced for convictions of 2nd Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety, OWI 2nd. The remaining charges against Anderson were dismissed and/or read in.

Anderson has been ordered to serve 10 days in jail for the OWI conviction. The Court also ordered a withheld sentence with 3 years of probation for the conviction of 2nd Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety.

Conditions of Anderson’s probation prohibit him from possessing or consuming any alcoholic beverages or going on any premises where alcohol is sold.

Anderson also must complete any and all evaluations, counseling, treatment and follow-up recommended by his Probation Agent.


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