La Crosse Man Sentenced in Juneau and Monroe Counties For Second Degree Intentional Homicide - Party to the Crime and Other Charges

Nov 5 2014
La Crosse Man Sentenced in Juneau and Monroe Counties For Second Degree Intentional Homicide - Party to the Crime and Other Charges

 

MADISON — Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced today that on Friday, October 31, 2014, John G. Tetting, Jr., 32, of La Crosse, Wisconsin, was sentenced in Juneau County Circuit Court on his conviction for second degree intentional homicide as a party to the crime. Tetting was convicted for his role in the March 10, 2007, homicide of Tabatha Nealy of Wisconsin Rapids by a Juneau County jury on April 2, 2014, following a 13-day trial. His co-defendant, David Turner, was found guilty and sentenced in 2009.

 

Judge John P. Roemer sentenced Tetting to a term of 38 years in the Wisconsin State Prison system. The first 23 years of initial confinement will be served in prison, and the following 15 years will be served on extended supervision.

 

This case was investigated by the Juneau County Sheriff’s Department. Assistant Attorney General Gary A. Freyberg prosecuted the case for the state of Wisconsin.

 

On September 18, 2014, Tetting entered guilty pleas and was convicted of the crimes of Possession of Cocaine With Intent to Deliver, and Possession of Firearm by Person Adjudicated Delinquent of a Felony. These crimes were committed on March 18, 2007. Also on September 18, 2014, Tetting entered pleas of no contest and was convicted of the crimes of Felony Bail Jumping and Resisting an Officer. These crimes were committed on August 11, 2007.

 

Today, Tetting was sentenced in Monroe County Circuit Court for these crimes. Judge Todd. L. Ziegler sentenced Tetting to the following terms:

 

For Possession of Cocaine With Intent to Deliver, Tetting was sentenced to nine years initial confinement in prison followed by five years extended supervision consecutive to the Juneau County sentence;

 

For Possession of Firearm by Person Adjudicated Delinquent of a Felony, Tetting was sentenced to four years initial confinement in prison and four years extended supervision consecutive to the possession with Intent to Deliver count and consecutive to the Juneau County sentence;

 

For Felony Bail Jumping, Tetting was sentenced to two years initial confinement in prison and two years extended supervision, imposed and stayed, and placed on probation for three years;

 

For Resisting an Officer, Tetting was sentenced to nine months in jail concurrent to the Felony Bail Jumping sentence imposed but stayed and placed on probation for one year.

 

Today’s sentencing in Monroe County adds 13 years in prison followed by nine years extended super to Tetting’s sentence in Juneau County, resulting in a total sentence of 36 years in prison followed by 24 years extended supervision.

 

The Monroe County cases were investigated by the City of Tomah Police Department. Assistant Attorney General Gary A. Freyberg prosecuted the case for the state of Wisconsin.