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UPDATE: Not guilty pleas for accused fake reporter

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Gary Medrow, 68 Gary Medrow, 68

OZAUKEE COUNTY (WKOW) -- The man accused of pretending to be a newspaper reporter to meet up with high school girls says he's not guilty.

68-year-old Gary Medrow is charged with two counts of unlawful use of a phone and two counts of disorderly conduct.

Prosecutors say he posed as a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter and tried to set up meetings with female prep athletes.

He'll be back in court January 17.

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OZAUKEE COUNTY (WKOW) -- The man accused of posing as a newspaper reporter and calling female prep athletes has a plea hearing Tuesday.

Gary Medrow, 68, is charged with two counts of telephone harassment and two counts of disorderly conduct after authorities say he posed as a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter and called young female athletes, including some from Verona.

Per conditions of his bail, Medrow is not allowed to use a cell phone. He is allowed to use a landline, but only for emergencies or to call people he knows who are 18 or older.

 

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