Alexander Pietsch is charged with Robbery, Substantial Battery-Intend Bodily Harm, and bail jumping, Justin Lyons is charged with Robbery and Substantial Battery-Intend Bodily Harm. Currently Pietsch is in custody at Racine County Jail on a cash bond and PO hold. Justin Lyons was released after the initial hearing on a $3000 signature bond and GPS bracelet.
Both have entered not guilty pleas in the beating and robbery of David Scholzen on October 14th. According to police reports, he was thrown from his wheelchair and the suspects allegedly punched and kicked him near the area of Jerstad Agerholm School. The victim noticed that the suspects were acting suspiciously before the attack and dialed 911 on his cell phone. Dispatchers were able to hear what was going on and were able to trace and ping the cell phone and its location. One of the suspects was caught with the victims cell phone when police apprehended him. The victim was taken to Wheaten Franciscan/All Saints and treated for cuts and bruises, he was released from the hospital later that day.Share on Facebook