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OWI Arrest while different OWI Charges Pending

After law enforcement spotted a vehicle fail to stop at a stop sign, the vehicle was followed a short while until it pulled into a garage.  The driver, Ryan Weaver age 31 of Lyndon Station, stated he did not have a driver’s license and or any form of identification on him.  When asked to perform More >

Drug Charges from New Year’s Day Arrest Filed for Mauston Woman

Toni Schaub, age 41 of Mauston, is facing drug charges as a result of a January 1st traffic stop in the city of Mauston.  She is being charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, both as a Party to a Crime.  Thomas Schaub the driver of the vehicle has More >

Wilke Arrested Again, Stolen Vehicle and multiple Stolen Property Charges

Jared Wilke, age 35 of Necedah, allegedly stole a vehicle and other properties and items in separate incidents last fall.  A vehicle was reported stolen from Saint Vincent de Paul on September 28th, the very next day the owner of the vehicle spotted it and gave chase.  Wilke allegedly stopped and ran into the woods More >

5 year old severely injured in one-vehicle accident, Driver didn’t have valid license

A five-year-old was severely injured in a one-vehicle crash on March 2nd in Orange Township.  Law enforcement was not contacted about the crash until Tomah Memorial Hospital called as they were trying to treat the boy, who was then transported to Gundersen Lutheran Hospital in Lacrosse for further treatment. The driver of the vehicle asked More >

Group Home resident strikes officer while getting arrested for biting others

Shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday night, March 13th, law enforcement was dispatched to a group home on Tremont Street for a disturbance.  Francis Arndt, age 29 of Mauston, was arrested and taken to the Juneau County Jail.  She was charged with with several counts of battery, including battery to a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest, More >

Sauk County Judge Determined Man Not Mental Responsible

  (Baraboo, WI)  —  A Sauk County Circuit Court judge has determined a 47-year-old man wasn’t mentally responsible for firing a shotgun at officers in October 2016.  Deputy Mark Rabata was hit in the finger by one of the pellets.  The judge committed William Abate to 12-and-a-half years of outpatient mental treatment by the Wisconsin More >

OWI 6th and Firearms Charges for Mauston Man

Juneau County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a business on County Road N in Kildare Township in the mid-afternoon on Saturday, March 10th due to a report of an individual being intoxicated in the parking lot.  Dana Wobschell, age 62 of Mauston, admitted to having driven to the business via backroads after drinking beforehand.  He More >

DNA used to Track Burglary Suspect

Joshua Campbell, age 31 of Elroy, was charged with Burglary, Theft, and Bail Jumping as a result of an investigation by the Mauston Police Department.  The thefts allegedly occurred last October, and Campbell’s DNA was left at the scene of the break-in.  Campbell was also a neighbor to where the theft occurred.

Outstanding Warrant Arrest Leads to a 2nd Drug Possession Charge

30 year old Matthew Virnig of Mauston, was arrested on Saturday as a result of an outstanding warrant.  During his arrest he was found in the possession of marijuana and was charged with one count of Possession of THC, 2nd Offense.  

Traffic Stop for Unpaid Parking Tickets Results in Drug Charges

Monday evening, just before midnight, Xavier Wales, age 24, of DeForest, was arrested after a traffic stop for a suspended registration due to unpaid parking tickets.  The traffic stop and subsequent investigation eventually revealed the presence of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Wales was charged on both counts as a repeat offender.