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Theft charge against Fr. Dahlberg dismissed

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news River Falls, 54022
River Falls Wisconsin 2815 Prairie Drive / P.O. Box 25 54022

Fr. Daniel J. Dahlberg, 70, Superior, completed the terms of a deferred judgment agreement and a theft charge was dismissed June 26.

The criminal complaint said between Aug. 10, 2009 and Feb. 2001, Dahlberg took some $10,800 from the charity account he was in charge of at St. Patrick’s Church in Hudson.

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Dahlberg told investigators on March 24, 2011 he took the money from the account to cover “personal miscellaneous expenses as a result of gambling,”

He pleaded no contest and was convicted of one count of misdemeanor theft July 7, 2011. Dahlberg entered a deferred agreement for two years and was ordered to perform 100 hours of community service in a plea bargain.

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