Hayward Man Convicted in Burglary of the LCO Convenience Store
Jordan Carley, 27, of Gurno Lake road on the LCO Reservation, has been sentenced to 3 years of probation, with 60 days to be served with Huber privileges with 40 days time-served and fined $664. He was fined $811.50 for a first offense Operating While Intoxicated and his license was revoked for 6 months.
Carley was convicted of Burglary of the LCO Convenience Store in Sawyer County Circuit Court on Jan. 2, 2018. Carley was accused of committing the burglary with Dakota Potack, 22, who pled guilty on Oct. 10, 2017, to the same charge.
Potack was sentenced to four years in the state prison system, with two years incarceration and two years of extended supervision. This sentence was to be served concurrent with a previous burglary conviction from 2013. He was given credit for 304 days time-served.
According to the criminal complaint, on May 28, 2017, an LCO Police officer was dispatched to the LCO Convenience Center in front of the LCO Casino in reference to a burglary and one of the doors smashed in.
The complaint stated that the opening manager for that morning met with the officer and reported that she noticed the glass on a north side entry door was smashed out and there were cans of alcohol on the floor. The officer noted that he observed two 24 ounce cans of Hamm’s beer, three 24 ounce cans of Steel Reserve and three 24 ounce cans of Redd’s Apple Ale, all laying on the floor near the door and leaking alcohol or dented.
Upon viewing surveillance footage, the officer reported a mid-2000’s Grand Prix approach the store traveling northbound on County Hwy K and pulling into the parking lot and stopping on the north side of the building near the east door, according to the complaint. The officer noted that they were unable to observe a license plate.
Upon viewing surveillance footage of the burglary, the officer reported that at 12:45 a.m., a male dressed in a black hooded sweatshirt, black shorts, white socks and white shoes throw an object through the west side door of the north side of the building. The officer reported the male used his foot to clear the glass from the bottom of the door and then he entered at 12:45:55 of the time stamp on the surveillance footage.
According to the complaint, the officer reported he noticed an ankle monitor attached to his left ankle.
The officer reported that another male dressed in dark gray, black pants, white shoes entered the store. They both had their faces covered with their hoodies so that you could only see their eyes and nose.
The complaint further stated that the officer observed the male subjects go into the beer cooler and come out with armfuls of 24 ounce beer cans, dropping five of them on the floor, and bring them out to their vehicle, and they came back in and grabbed more beer cans.
The officer also saw the male dressed in black go behind the counter and come out with seven cartons of cigarettes, then the male dressed in gray was observed grabbing at least four cartons of cigarettes and then reached down and grabbed three more cartons of cigarettes.