The following people appeared in La Crosse County Circuit Court:
Patrick Berger, 27, of 3136 S. Losey Blvd. was charged Friday with two counts each of felony bail jumping and retail theft. Berger violated his bond Jan. 10 and Wednesday by stealing merchandise from Menards and Shopko, according to the complaint.
Chad Kelemen, 38, of La Crosse was sentenced Friday to two years and nine months in prison, and three years on extended supervision for strangulation and misdemeanor battery. Kelemen in March strangled a woman with a bed sheet and stomped on her stomach, according to the complaint. He received credit for 275 days served.