The following persons were either recently charged in Walworth County Circuit Court or recently made their initial court appearance.
Melvin B. Brown, Jr., 27, 147 N Fraternity Lane #8, has been charged with strangulation/suffocation, two counts of disorderly conduct, and misdemeanor battery in an alleged domestic violence incident. If convicted, he faces up to seven years and three months in prison and $22,000 in fines.
Adam Isaac Cooper, 37, 340 N Newcomb St # B3, has been charged with bail jumping for allegedly driving a vehicle in violation of a court order. If convicted, he faces up to six years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
Garrett K. Mandel, 39, 257 N Prairie St, has been charged with possession of child pornography. If convicted, he faces up to 25 years in prison and a $100,000 fine.
Gerald M. Wilcox, 56, 349 Amber Dr, has been charged with operating under the influence – fourth offense and operating with a prohibited blood alcohol content – fourth offense. If convicted, he faces up to 12 years in prison and $20,000 in fines.