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Two arrested in North Freedom on drug-related charges, officials say

NORTH FREEDOM, Wis. - Two people were arrested in the village of North Freedom Thursday after deputies searched a residence for drug-related items and a person with an outstanding warrant, according to officials with the Sauk County Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff's Office responded to a tip from its

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-03-23 21:09:15

Five people arrested following drug bust in Sparta

SPARTA, Wis. (WEAU) -- Five people are arrested in Sparta after police find meth and drug paraphernalia in their rooms at the Best Nights' Inn. On March 20th, police officers say they received information on a wanted person. At the hotel, they located 27-year-old Lucas Horstman and 36-year-old April

WEAU-TV 13 - 2018-03-23 04:07:00

Baggies of meth found during traffic stop, deputies say

RICHLAND CENTER, Wis. - Several baggies of methamphetamine and other drug paraphernalia were found March 4 during a traffic stop in Richland Center, sheriff's officials said. Treagir J. Sander was seen around 7:40 p.m. driving a vehicle near North Jefferson Street and West Mill Street with a revoked


Police looking for witnesses to lewd behavior at Broadway Mobil in Dells

The Wisconsin Dells Police Department received a call from Broadway Mobil about a male subject acting lewd in a parked vehicle March 23 at 11:06 a.m. At least one witness reported the incident to a Mobil employee and the employee contacted the department, said Chief Jody Ward. He said the department

WISCNEWS.COM - 2018-03-23 20:30:00

Reedsburg filmmaker shares personal experience in latest film

Buy Now Klifford Barkus, of Reedsburg, talks about his new film Last Resort. The film touches on the topic of depression and suicide while also telling Barkus' own personal story.ERICA DYNES/Times-Press What started out as a challenge to push his creativity turned into a way for a local film maker t

WISCNEWS.COM - 2018-03-23 21:33:00

Traffic stop leads to impaired driving, drug arrest in Reedsburg

REEDSBURG, Wis. - A traffic stop led to an impaired driving arrest Tuesday afternoon in Sauk County, according to a news release. The Reedsburg Police Department said an officer at about 4 p.m. stopped a vehicle driven by Kaylee G. Matthews, 17, of Reedsburg on suspicion of a traffic violation. Aft


Firefighters battle 'fully engulfed' garage blaze in Iowa County999

LIVINGSTON, Wis. -- Iowa County authorities battled a garage fire Friday evening near the Village of Livingston, according to a release from the Iowa County Sheriff's Department. Authorities responded to a fire on Iowa County IG at about 5 p.m. Friday, according to the release. They encountered a fu

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-03-24 13:33:00

Wonewoc woman faces fifth OWI charge

Multiple reports of erratic driving lead to the arrest and of a Wonewoc woman for drunken driving March 20. Ginger M. Stromberg, 56, faces a fifth offense OWI charge after Reedsburg police received phone calls about an erratic driver on East Main Street near Dewey Avenue in Reedsburg. According to a

WISCNEWS.COM - 2018-03-22 20:00:00

1 killed in crash near Lancaster

LANCASTER, Wis. -- A Cassville man died in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday night southwest of Lancaster. Richard Bong, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Grant County Sheriff's Department. The crash occurred at 7:55 p.m. Wednesday on Grant County N near Pigeon Lane, southwest of La

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-03-22 14:52:00

Reedsburg man killed in head-on crash on Highway 33

A Reedsburg man was killed March 20 in a head-on collision on Highway 33 east of Reedsburg when authorities say he attempted to pass a vehicle. According to a press release from the Sauk County Sherriff's Department, an initial investigation revealed Brent E. Fowler, 43, of Reedsburg, was driving we


Cocaine dealer on probation arrested on suspicion of dealing cocaine

TOWN OF GREENFIELD, Wis. - A man who is on probation for dealing cocaine was arrested and charged with the same crime last week, Sauk County officials said. The Sauk County Sheriff's Office said that while investigating crack cocaine trafficking in and around the village of West Baraboo, the Sauk C

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-03-22 19:34:52

Fire destroys Cross Plains teacher's home, community rallies

CROSS PLAINS, Wis. - A fire that broke out Wednesday night destroyed the home of a Cross Plains teacher. Multiple fire departments responded starting around 8:15 p.m. to the 7000 block of Laufenberg Road for reports of a structure fire. Middleton-Cross Plains school district officials said a GoFundM

FOX47.COM - 2018-03-22 15:42:43

La Crosse County authorities arrest four on burglary charges

Jarrod Hoffman, Brandon Wurm, Keilla Brickson and Dawn Lindley WEST SALEM, Wis. (WKBT) - Authorities in La Crosse County executed a search warrant in West Salem Wednesday evening after receiving a tip from a community member. According to the La Crosse County Sheriff's Office, two residential burgla

NEWS8000.COM - 2018-03-22 19:48:38

Baraboo woman comes home to find unknown man impersonating FBI agent, sheriff says

TOWN OF BARABOO, Wis. - A man impersonated an FBI agent as he robbed a woman in Baraboo, according to a release from the Sauk County Sheriff's Office. A woman called 911 when she came home to an unknown man claiming to be an FBI agent. She fled the residence and called authorities to her home on ST


Wauzeka woman cited for fifth OWI

On March 12, at 6:10 p.m., the Crawford County Communications Center received a report of a one-vehicle traffic crash with injuries on Highway 60 at Turtle Lane in the township of Wauzeka. Sandra M. Mueller, 31, Wauzeka, was operating a 2003 Pontiac Grand Am eastbound on Highway 60, just west of Tur


Platteville police seek to ID man who inappropriately touched sleeping woman

PLATTEVILLE, Wis. -- Platteville police seek the public's help in identifying and locating a man accused of inappropriately touching a woman as she slept at her apartment. The department took to social media today to publicize the incident and encourage tips from the public. The incident occurred a


DCI narcotics agents: It's more than 'just a little weed'

You may hear that expression all the time. But, according to Brian Prieve and Brian Hawley, narcotics agents with the Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation, marijuana-otherwise known as weed-contains over 400 different potentially harmful chemicals. Its THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) levels have


Authorities: Intoxicated man injured in rollover crash near Platteville, arrested

PLATTEVILLE, Wis. - A Muscoda man was injured in a rollover crash Saturday night near Platteville. Martin Richardson, 23, was transported to Southwest Health in Platteville for medical treatment and then subsequently arrested on a charge of operating while intoxicated, according to a press release f


1943: Baraboo Marine taken prisoner

After 30 years in a very small cage, Ochsner Park Zoo's capuchin monkey, Speedy, will be seeing a new, expanded enclosure and new buddies. A construction project costing $12,000 to $15,000 was just approved by the Zoo Plan Committee and the Parks Commission, with funding to be provided through the F


Complaint: Man shot, killed while accompanying girlfriend on drug deal

FITCHBURG, Wis. - A 20-year-old man was shot to death on March 12 while accompanying his girlfriend on a drug deal, according to a criminal complaint. Three men are facing charges in relation to the Fitchburg homicide. Gary C. Mays, 18, and Joshua B. McInnis, 17, and Travon A. Jackson, 19, are accu