Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report: Jan. 20, 2020
As reported by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Monday, Jan. 20:
A Merrill man, 36, was arrested Thursday morning on a warrant charge. A deputy arrested the man at the Lincoln County Courthouse after a check showed he was wanted by the Marathon County Sheriff for theft.
A Merrill man, 47, was arrested Friday morning on a warrant charge. The man came to the Sheriff’s Office to file a complaint and a check showed he was wanted by the Winnebago County Sheriff for contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
A Merrill man, 26, was arrested Friday afternoon after a traffic stop in the Town of Scott. The man was stopped just after 3 p.m. on County Rd. K at County Rd. Q for speeding and equipment violations. The K9 Nina arrived on the scene and indicated to the odor of drugs in the vehicle. A searched turned up drug paraphernalia, which later tested positive for methamphetamine. The man was arrested on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and felony bail jumping.
A Menominee Falls man, 82, was injured after a snowmobile crash Saturday evening in the Town of Russell. He was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Alcohol was not involved in the incident.
A Merrill man, 32, was cited for a first offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated after a traffic stop Sunday morning in the Town of Merrill. The man was stopped on Lake Pesabic Rd. for failing to stop at a stop sign.
Firefighters from the Tomahawk and Nokomis Fire Departments responded to a structure fire Monday morning in the Town of Skanawan. The fire was reported in a garage at an address on Grundy Rd. just after midnight. Deputies reported the garage was destroyed in the fire. No injuries were reported.
A Wausau man, 34, was arrested Monday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Scott. A 911 call reported the incident just before 4: a.m. The man was arrested on charges of battery, disorderly conduct and for violating the terms of his probation.
Six people reported striking deer this past week.