Jury trial set in stabbing case
MARINETTE – A Wisconsin man accused of stabbing a man in Marinette on New Year’s Day is scheduled for a three-day jury trial this summer.
James Andrew Mileski, 22, of Marinette, was arrested after he allegedly stabbed a 36-year-old man with a knife several times after the man intervened in a fight between Mileski and his girlfriend. The incidents happened around 4:30 a.m. on Jan. 1, according to police.
Mileski is scheduled for a pre-trial conference hearing on June 4 in preparation for a jury trial set for June 25-27 in circuit court, according to online court records.
Mileski, who remains lodged in jail in lieu of a $100,000 cash bond, currently faces eight counts including four felonies and four misdemeanors.
He is charged with aggravated battery intending to do great bodily harm involving a dangerous weapon. The felony carries a maximum punishment of 20 years in prison and a $50,000 fine.
Mileski is also charged with the following felonies: aggravated battery involving a dangerous weapon; and two counts of first-degree recklessly endangering the safety of another by use of a dangerous weapon.
Misdemeanor counts filed against Mileski include: battery; disorderly conduct; possession of marijuana in connection with a crime; and possession of drug paraphernalia in connection with a crime.
Mileski was originally charged with two felonies and five misdemeanors.