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Bond set at $5,000 in Forest Co. prescription pill caseSubmitted: 03/29/2017
CRANDON - A woman charged with helping sneak prescription pills into the Forest County Jail will need several thousand dollars to get out of jail.

52-year-old Patricia Kirker had her initial appearance in Crandon on Thursday.  Police say she supplied 20 pills for an inmate on work release to sell in the jail.


Prosecutors say each pill sold for about $115. Kirker faces five felonies. Judge Leon Stenz set bond at $5,000 cash.

Kirker is due back in court April 5.

Story By: Newswatch 12 News Team

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