Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report: July 12, 2021
As reported by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Monday, July 12:
The Lincoln County 911 center received call of a house fire on County Rd. Y in the Town of Bradley last Monday. The cause of the fire is unknown and there were no injuries. The Tomahawk Fire Department responded and were assisted by the Pine River, Russell, Nokomis, Little Rice, and Cassian Fire Departments. The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office for traffic control. County Rd. Y was closed for about four hours.
A Merrill man, 38, reported his 1986 FLHT Classic Harley Davidson Motorcycle was stolen last Tuesday. The man parked the motorcycle near the bridge over the Prairie River on County Rd. C and went fishing. When he returned the bike was gone.
Two people received minor injuries following a motor vehicle crash on County Rd. K near County Rd. FF in the Township of Scott Wednesday morning.
High speeds continue to be a problem on USH 51. On Wednesday evening, a Chicago man, 26, was stopped and cited for travelling 90 MPH near County Rd. S. A short time later, a Merrillville, Ind. man, 44, was stopped and cited for travelling 91 MPH near Crass Rd. On Thursday, a Roselle, Ill. man, 38, was stopped and cited for travelling 92 MPH just north of Merrill. On Friday, a Hartland, Wis. woman, 25, was stopped and cited for travelling 90 MPH near Irma. Also on Friday, a Madison woman, 35, was stopped and cited for travelling 94 MPH near County Rd. S. A short time later, a Waukesha man, 36, was stopped and cited for travelling 90 MPH near County Rd S. On Sunday morning, a Merrill man, 27, was stopped and cited for travelling 134 MPH near County Rd. K. Also on Saturday, a Bristol, Wis. man, 27, was stopped cited for travelling 92mph near Tomahawk.
An Ashland woman, 35, was arrested for a first offense operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated following a traffic stop on USH 51 north of Merrill Saturday morning.
A Tomahawk man, 38, was arrested for first offense operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and cited for operating left of center, and reckless driving following a crash on Friday evening on Somo Dam Dr. near Poplar Dr.
A Wausau man, 33, was arrested on a failure to appear warrant out of North Dakota following a traffic stop Sunday evening.
Six people reported striking deer last week.