UPDATE: Plea Deal Reached in Attempted Burglary Case

By: WSAW News Team Email
By: WSAW News Team Email
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An 18-year-old Rothschild man will spend two years on probation for fleeing officers after an attempted break at Kohlman's IGA in Wausau during the early morning hours of May 16.

Kirklan Goodwin plead guilty to fleeing an officer Friday in Marathon County Circuit Court. As result, a charge of attempted burglary was dismissed, but considered as part of his sentencing.

Police say as they arrived on scene, Goodwin and a 16-year-old accomplice took off in a vehicle. Police say the driver, Goodwin, went the wrong way down a one-way street and ran through a stop sign before crashing near the Great Dane.

In additional to criminal charges, Goodwin was issued traffic citations for operating without a valid license, reckless driving, and failing to stop at a stop sign.

Police say inside the vehicle they found a hammer, prying tool, and an airsoft gun.

According to the criminal complaint, one of teens conspired to commit the burglary as family member needed rent money.

Goodwin was also sentenced to 60 days in jail, but received credit for the 63 days he's already been in custody.

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