Prein appeal denied
The Village of Roberts is in need of a police chief as of Tuesday, Feb. 3.
St. Croix County Judge Edward Vlack signed a written decision on Tuesday, stating that there was just cause to sustain the charges brought against Ricci Prein by the Village of Roberts Police Review Board.
Prein's request for reinstatement as police chief was also denied.
The Village of Roberts Police Review Board unanimously voted to dismiss Prein from his position, effective Aug. 1, 2008.