Suspects no longer wanted in Valders attack

Posted at 3:30 p.m. on July 15, 2021

Two of the men are in jail; one was interviewed and released

The Brillion News

MANITOWOC - Three men wanted for a late night home-invasion armed robbery in Valders are no longer on the wanted list of the Manitowoc County Sheriff's Office.

Hunter Steiner, 22, of New Holstein, turned himself in at the Manitowoc County Jail and is being held on $50,000 cash bail.

He has been charged with armed robbery, burglary while armed with a dangerous weapon, aggravated battery intending great bodily harm, possession of tools of burglary and two counts of felony bail jumping.

He has open felony drug-related cases in Fond du Lac County and Calumet County.


Chase Wagoner, 23, of Glenbeulah, was arrested in Grand Rapids, Mich., and is in the Kent County Jail awaiting extradition proceedings in Michigan courts.

Brayton Zimmerman, 21, of Mount Calvary, was located by the Fond du Lac County Sheriff's Office, was interviewed and was released.


The investigation continues.

It began around 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 7, on Christel Drive in Valders, when the two entered an apartment and attacked two males there with firearms and a crow bar.

Both victims had significant injuries requiring ambulance rides and hospital treatment.

Helping the Manitowoc County Sheriff's Office in managing this case were the sheriff's departments from Fond du Lac County, Calumet County and Sheboygan County; the Grand Rapids, Mich., Police; U.S. Marshal's Service; Valders Ambulance and the Manitowoc County Joint Dispatch Center.