Two appear in Iron County court

CRYSTAL FALLS – Two men appeared in Iron County Trial Court on Monday for charges related to an unlawful imprisonment case.

William Paul Campbell, 20, of Iron River and Caleb Drew Gardner, 20, of Waukesha, Wis. waived their preliminary examinations and agreed to be bound over to the circuit court level.

They each pleaded not guilty to one felony count of unlawful imprisonment and one misdemeanor count of domestic violence.

If convicted, Campbell could spend up to 15 years in prison. Since Gardner is listed as a habitual offender-second, he could spend up to 22 and a half years in prison.

Pre-trials in the matter are scheduled for Aug. 5.

According to the criminal complaint in the case, the charges stem from a May 26 incident in Iron River Township. The defendants are accused of restraining and assaulting a female victim.

Iron County Prosecutor Melissa Powell declined to release any additional information on the incident at this time.

In other Iron County Trial Court action:

– Kyle Bodin Remer, 23, of Iron River pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from a breaking and entering incident at the Northland Marathon gas station in Caspian.

He waived his preliminary examination and agreed to be bound over to the circuit court level, where he entered his pleas.

Remer faces one felony count of breaking and entering and one felony count of larceny.

If convicted, he could spend up to 14 years in prison.

A pre-trial in the matter is scheduled for Aug. 5.

According to deputies from the Iron County Sheriff’s Department, Remer allegedly stole cigarettes and alcohol from the gas station on March 25.

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