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6-year-old Three Lakes robbery case heads to trial Submitted: 01/12/2018
Dakota Sherek
Dakota Sherek
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6-year-old Three Lakes robbery case heads to trial
RHINELANDER - Nearly seven years ago, two men threatened, robbed, and shot a Three Lakes man in his home. One suspect is serving time for the crime, the other is scheduled to stand trial later this month.

On Friday, Edwin Hughes appeared in Oneida County Court for a pretrial conference.


The state believes Hughes and another man, Daniel Frausto, broke into the home of Donald DalPonte in February of 2011.

Frausto says he and Hughes worked together to rob DalPonte, who owned an exotic dance club in Three Lakes at the time. He claims Hughes shot DalPonte in the legs.

Hughes is charged with three felonies. His trial is set for the Jan. 22.


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