Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report: June 21, 2021
As reported by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Monday, June 21:
Tomahawk firefighters and the DNR responded to a reported grass fire Monday afternoon in the Town of Somo. A passerby reported the fire on State Rd. 86 near Fox Farm Rd. Firefighters were able to quickly contain the fire, which caused no property damage.
A Merrill man, 53, was arrested last Monday on multiple drug charges after a traffic stop in the Town of Pine River. The K9 Poncho alerted to the odor of illegal drugs in the vehicle. The man was arrested on charges of possession with intent to deliver marijuana, possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, two misdemeanor counts of bail jumping and two felony counts of bail jumping.
A Gleason man, 28, was arrested Tuesday afternoon on a disorderly conduct charge following a disturbance in the Town of Russell.
A Valders, Wis., man, 22, was stopped and cited last Tuesday for travelling 95 MPH on USH 51 in the Town of Bradley.
A vehicle pursuit Wednesday morning led to two stolen vehicles and deputies seeking a Mukwanago man, 28, on multiple felony charges. A deputy tried to stop the suspect’s vehicle on County Rd. D near US Hwy. 51 for an equipment violation. The driver fled, leading the deputy on a short chase that ended when the suspect crashed into a tree on Sunny Point Rd. and fled on foot. A few hours later, a resident in the Town of Russell reported their vehicle missing. As the deputy checked the area, he found a truck abandoned nearby with the keys in it. Contact was made with the owner, who lives near where the initial pursuit ended, and he confirmed his vehicle was missing. An attempt to locate was sent for the missing vehicle, which was found a few hours later in Adams County, near where another vehicle was stolen. Later Wednesday evening, Adams County reported the vehicle stolen in their county was found in Nobles County, Minn., with the original suspect from the vehicle pursuit operating it. Charges are pending in multiple counties for the man.
A Gleason woman, 40, was arrested Wednesday evening on a charge of disorderly conduct following a disturbance in the Town of Harrison.
A Tomahawk man, 41, was arrested early Thursday morning on a drug charge after a traffic stop in the Town of Harrison. The K9 Raddatz from the Rhinelander Police Department detected the odor of narcotics in the vehicle. A search turned up methamphetamine. The man was taken into custody on the felony drug charge and also for violating the terms of his probation. He was also cited for driving on a revoked license.
A Tomahawk man, 42, was arrested Thursday evening on a warrant charge through Lincoln County Court for contempt.
A Tripoli man, 26, was arrested Friday morning for felony and misdemeanor bail jumping charges in violation of bonds in Lincoln County and Price County.
14 people reported striking deer last week.