Thormann Pleads Not Guilty to Six Felonies
- Police say a month and a half ago, Minocqua's Jonathan Thormann severely hurt a woman, smashed cars with a hammer, and set a house on fire in Minocqua.
Thormann was back in Oneida County Court.
He pleaded not guilty to six felony charges.
He'll be back in court on May 7.
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