WEAU | Eau Claire, Wisconsin | News

Augusta Couple Will Go to Trial

An Eau Claire County judge decided Tuesday that there would be a trial for the Augusta couple facing felony drug charges of possession with intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Claire and Mitch Watenphul are also facing charges of child neglect and abuse for allegedly locking their children out of the house on cold winter days without proper clothing.

Today one of Claire's children testified that she had seen both Claire and Mitch take and sell drugs on several occasions.

The judge ruled that was enough evidence to go to trial, no date has been set.


WEAU 13 NEWS 1907 S. Hastings Way Eau Claire, WI 54701 By Phone: Main Number (715) 835-1313 and (715) 832-3474. Tip Line (715) 839-WEAU - (715) 839-9328 Sports Line (715) 852-1537
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 699292 - weau.com/a?a=699292