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Rhinelander man charged with drug-related felonies for a third timeSubmitted: 05/20/2015
Story By Kaitlyn Howe

Rhinelander man charged with drug-related felonies for a third time
RHINELANDER - A Rhinelander man faces charges for a third time for allegedly making meth.

48-year-old Richard Nitschke was first charged in January for making meth. He was charged again on Monday for planning to make meth in April, and now faces more charges for making meth in May.

In total, he faces 13 drug-related felonies.


According to court documents, Nitschke is accused of making meth at a house in Minocqua.

Nitschke also allegedly bought ingredients and supplies to make meth in St. Germain, Tomahawk, and Wausau.

He's also accused of burning meth waste by putting it in oil, covering it with paper in a cardboard box, and setting it on fire.

Nitschke is held on a $5,000 cash bond.


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