Eau Claire woman charged in Dunn County home invasion appears in court

Megan Dehate
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Published: Jun. 9, 2023 at 2:49 PM CDT
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DUNN COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) - Bond is set at $50,000 cash for an Eau Claire woman charged in a Dunn County home invasion.

21-year-old Megan Dehate appeared by video from the jail in Dunn County Court Friday.

A criminal complaint shows 21-year-old Megan Dehate is facing charges of burglary-arming self with a dangerous weapon, physical abuse of an elder person-intentionally cause bodily harm, likely to produce great bodily harm, use of a dangerous weapon, felony bail jumping (Eau Claire County case), drive or operate a vehicle without owner’s consent, and criminal damage to property.

According to the criminal complaint, on June 6, 2023, at 3:25 a.m. authorities received a 911 call from a homeowner reporting that an unknown woman, later identified as Megan Dehate, entered their house on Cty Tk C in the Town of Dunn, and hit one of the two victims at the home with a weapon. The victim that was hit was bleeding but had the woman restrained on the floor. The criminal complaint says Dunn County Sheriff’s Deputies arrived on scene and took the woman into custody. Both victims were taken to medical facilities for treatment for the injuries they suffered.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 15, 2023.