Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report: July 19, 2021
As reported by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Monday, July 19:
A Merrill man, 44, was arrested Monday morning for three felony warrants through Lincoln County Court all related to methamphetamine possession. The deputy assigned to security at the courthouse ran a check on the man and learned he was wanted.
A Merrill man, 30, was arrested Tuesday morning on a disorderly conduct charge. Deputies had responded to a home in the Town of Pine River after receiving a report of a disturbance involving an intoxicated male.
A Wausau man, 20, was arrested Thursday evening on a warrant charge. A deputy stopped to check on the man as he hitchhiked on County Rd. S near US Hwy. 51 in the Town of Bradley. The man was wanted by the Marathon County Sheriff’s Office for fleeing an officer and bail jumping.
At least one person was injured after a motorcycle struck a vehicle Thursday night in the Town of Bradley. The crash occurred on County Rd. Y north of US Hwy. 8. Tomahawk Fire Department, Nokomis First Responders and Oneida County Med 4 responded. No other information is available.
A Merrill man, 35, was arrested Thursday evening after a traffic stop in the Town of Pine River. The deputy learned the man, who was a passenger in the vehicle, was not allowed to have contact with the driver as a rule of probation.
A Merrill man, 20, was arrested Friday morning on multiple drug charges after a traffic stop in the Town of Merrill. The man was stopped on County Rd. K near County Rd. R for a speeding violation at 6 a.m. When the deputy made contact with the man, he detected the odor of drugs coming from the vehicle. A search turned up marijuana, methamphetamine and a pipe commonly used to smoke it.
A Merrill woman, 44, was seriously injured after a motorcycle crash Friday night in the Town of Scott. At around 5:40 p.m., the woman was driving her motorcycle south on County Rd. Q when a vehicle being driven by a Merrill male, 17, pulled out in front of her. The woman was taken by Merrill EMS to Ascension Good Samaritan Health Center, and then flown to Aspirus Wausau Hospital. The 17-year-old was cited for failing to yield, causing great bodily harm.
A Merrill woman, 55, was injured after a single vehicle crash Saturday afternoon in the Town of Harrison. The woman was driving on County Rd. B near Long Lake Dr. when her vehicle left the roadway. The woman was cited for inattentive driving.
A Tomahawk man, 50, was arrested Sunday evening for a third offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and resisting arrest in the Town of Bradley. A deputy stopped the man on County Rd. L after he observed him traveling at 86 MPH on County Rd. A.
On Monday evening, a Tomahawk man 32, was stopped and cited for traveling 97 MPH on US Hwy. 51 at County Rd. V. A Tomahawk woman, 29, was cited Thursday morning for traveling 92 MPH on US Hwy. 51 at County Rd. H; she was also cited for driving on a suspended license. On Friday evening, a St. Germain man, 31, was cited for traveling 98 MPH on US Hwy. 51 outside of Tomahawk; he was also cited for driving on a suspended license. A short time later, three other traffic stops were made for excessive speed: a Milwaukee woman, 34, was cited for traveling at 91 MPH, a Green Bay woman, 20, was cited for traveling at 93 MPH and an Illinois man, 51, was cited for traveling at 93 MPH. On Sunday evening, a California woman, 31, was cited for traveling at 91 MPH south of Tomahawk on US Hwy. 51.
Five people report striking deer last week. A deputy struck a turkey with his patrol unit Saturday morning west of Tomahawk on State Rd. 86. No damage was reported.