5/9/17 – A Mayville man charged in connection with a break-in at a Kekoskee restaurant made is initial appearance in court yesterday. 35-year-old Paul Rosenow is facing one felony count of Burglary as a Party to a Crime. On March 18, police were dispatched to Cooper Shop Saloon for a burglary that occurred overnight. The restaurant owners reported missing close to $400-hundred dollars and said that whoever stole the money knew exactly where to find it. Lucas Mueller entered a “not guilty” plea at arraignment last week to charges of felony Burglary along with a handful of other felony and misdemeanor charges including Theft and Bail Jumping. The 32-year-old Mueller allegedly contacted Rosenow, an employee at the restaurant, to ask him details about were money was kept inside the saloon. Rosenow reportedly told investigators that he drove Mueller to the restaurant then waited from him at a nearby cemetery and was paid $200-hundred dollars for driving him. According to the criminal complaint, a bartender recognized the shoes worn by the perpetrator in security footage that allegedly belonged to Mueller. Rosenow had bond set at $1,000 dollars yesterday. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 22.
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