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December 8, 2019

11/9/2019 7:30:00 AM
Fralick waives prelim, enters not guilty plea in elderly battery case
Abigail Bostwick
Of The Lakeland Times

A Lac du Flambeau man accused of leading local authorities on a high speed chase earlier this fall was in Vilas County Circuit Court Monday for a preliminary hearing.

After Christopher Fralick, 40, waived his right to a preliminary hearing, Judge Neal A. Nielsen found probable cause exists to bind him over for further proceedings.

He is charged with two counts aggravated battery of an elderly person with domestic abuse enhancers as well as attempting to flee/elude officers, second degree recklessly endanger safety and disorderly conduct domestic abuse.

He has entered not guilty pleas to all counts.

Defense attorney Chad Lynch requested a bond modification. Martha Milanowski, district attorney, objected. Nielsen opted to lower the bond to $5,000 cash with conditions that Fralick not have abusive contact with the victims, maintain sobriety, not have any firearms or knives and provide written confirmation he is welcome to stay at a Minocqua home. Lynch noted his client plans to work full time in the area. Fralick must also adhere to a curfew.

The charges stem from an incident where Fralick's parents told police he'd been acting strangely and then threatened to beat both of them before knocking them to the ground and taking off in his car. Fralick went on to purchase a machete, two axes and a crossbow at Minocqua's Wal-Mart, according to the criminal complaint.

When police tried to pull Fralick over on Old Abe Road, a high-speed chase ensued with several agencies in pursuit. Police backed off when speeds became too dangerous for public safety, and Fralick got away. He was apprehended in Pennsylvania a few days later.

A pre-trial conference is this case is set for Dec. 12.





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