State v. Jerome G. Semrau, 2000 WI App 54, 233 Wis. 2d 508, 608 N.W.2d 376
For Semrau: John D. Lubarsky, SPD, Madison Appellate
Issue: Whether the commission of felony bail jumping, by entering the complainant’s home in violation of bond conditions, supports burglary-entry of dwelling with intent to commit felony.
Holding: The underlying felony component of burglary must be a crime against persons or property; Semrau’s “core conduct” consisted of trying to intimidate a witness, which is a crime against a person and therefore supports the burglary charge. ¶35.