POLK COUNTY -- The Court has ordered prison time for Lucas Libner, of Rice Lake, WI, who was facing charges for delivery of methamphetamine in multiple counties.
DrydenWire.com reported in March 2019, that a mistrial had been declared on Libner’s charges of Class C Felony Possess w/Intent-Amphetamine (>50g), Party to a Crime, Repeat Offender; and Class H Felony Bail Jumping, Repeat Offender in Polk County Circuit Court which stemmed from a multi-county narcotics investigation in 2018.
Online circuit court records show that on the day of the mistrial, March 14, 2019, the Court dismissed the Polk County case against Libner; however, on March 25, 2019, that dismissal was vacated.
The case was once again scheduled for a jury trial in October 2019, but on October 23, 2019, Libner entered a plea of Guilty to six of the charges filed against him in 3 different counties which were consolidated into his Polk County criminal case.
The remaining charges filed against Libner were dismissed and/or read-in, including Class H Felony Misappropriate ID Info - Obtain Money, Class F Felony Manuf/Deliver Amphetamine, Class D Felony Possess w/ Intent-Amphetamine, Class E Felony Possess w/ Intent/Deliver Narcotics, Class F Felony Possess w/Intent-Heroin, Class F Felony Manufacture/Deliver Heroin, Class I Felony Possess w/Intent-THC , Class I Felony Possession of Methamphetamine, and Class H Felony Bail Jumping.
A sentencing hearing for Libner was held on June 23, 2020 in Polk County Circuit Court.
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The Court ordered a 20-year sentence for Libner on a Polk County conviction of Class C Felony Possess w/Intent-Amphetamine (>50g), Party to a Crime, Repeater; 14 years of initial confinement in state prison followed by 6 years of extended supervision.
A second 20-year sentence was ordered on a conviction of Class E Felony Manuf/Deliver Amphetamine(>3-10g), Party to a Crime, Habitual Criminality from Washburn County; 14 years of initial confinement in state prison followed by 6 years of extended supervision.
The Court ordered a third 20-year sentence on a conviction of Class D Felony Possess w/ Intent-Amphetamine(>10-50g), Habitual Criminality from Barron County; 10 years of initial confinement in state prison followed by 10 years of extended supervision.
For the first Barron County conviction of Class F Felony Manufacture/Deliver Heroin (<3g) Barron Co. Case, Habitual Criminality the Court ordered a 13.5-year sentence; 8.5 years initial confinement in state prison followed by 5 years of extended supervision.
On the two other convictions of Class H Felony Bail Jumping from Barron County, the Court ordered a 7-year sentence for each conviction; 5 years initial confinement in state prison followed by 2 years of extended supervision.
The sentences will be served concurrently.
The Court ordered 444 days of credit for Libner for time already served in confinement.
Libner was ordered to pay over $4,000 in costs to the counties, minus any monies previously paid by Bobbi Jo Rasmussen, who was also recently sentenced to prison for methamphetamine trafficking charges.
Last Update: Jun 25, 2020 1:07 pm CDT