Chippewa County man headed to prison - WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI NEWS18 News, Weather, and Sports

Chippewa County man headed to prison

Posted:

CHIPPEWA COUNTY - Prison time is ordered for a Chippewa County man connected to several crimes.

William Shilts, from Boyd, was accused of beating a Stanley business owner in the head with a large metal tool during an armed robbery. The 77-year old businessman suffered a broken jaw and head injuries.

Shilts was also convicted of manufacturing and delivering methamphetamine. The drugs were discovered during a 2011 raid and standoff at his home in rural Boyd.

Shilts was sentenced Wednesday to a total of ten years in prison.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WQOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's pubic inspection file should contact News Director Dan Schillinger at 715-852-5920. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.