WI: Hunting felon charged for possessing gun
November 23, 2010
Hunting felon charged for possessing gun
BARRON - A 70-year-old rural Cumberland man convicted of a felony more
than 50 years ago and released from his sentence in 1965 was charged Monday
with illegally possessing a firearm while deer hunting Saturday.
Joseph J. Romportl of Barronett was released Monday after posting a
$1,000 signature bond in Barron County Court. He is charged with being a
felon in possession of a firearm, which has a maximum penalty of five years
in prison. His preliminary hearing is Tuesday.
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