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Man charged in alleged hate crime stands mute, asks for substitute judge

Defense: ’Not based on any racial animosity’


June 12, 2020 by Abigail Bostwick


A crowd of protestors arrived early the morning of June 8 at the Vilas County Courthouse to show their support of the persecution for the victims of the alleged Native American racial discrimination case being heard inside the courtroom.


Initial appearance in alleged hate crime

Four spear-fishing Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians told authorities they feared for their safety after hearing gunshots last month. 

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