(3/29/14) The former owner of Warren's Three Bear's Lodge plead guilty Friday to theft by a contractor in Monroe County Circuit Court.
68 year-old Edward Van Der Molen of Ruff's Dale, Pennsylvania, admitted to taking 85-thousand dollars as part of a contract to build a villa and spending the money elsewhere. Van Der Molen will continue to fight charges of racketeering and securities fraud. He faces a maximum penalty of restitution, a 25-thousand dollar fine, and/or up to ten years in prison.
~La Crosse Tribune