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Mauston Man Arrested for Allegedly Choking a Victim

A Mauston man is facing charges of Strangulation and Suffocation, Misdemeanor Battery, Disorderly Conduct, Criminal Trespass, as well as two counts of Felony Bail Jumping.  Local authorities were dispatched to a Town of Lisbon home on November 17th.  A victim claimed 46 year old Todd Day had been drunk and assaulted them.  The victim claimed More >

Dells Man Facing Charges After Allegedly Threatening to Kill Victim

A Wisconsin Dells man is facing multiple charges after allegedly threatening to kill a female victim.  A victim called Juneau County authorities on November 15th.  The victim claimed she and 34 year old Levi Doherty had been verbally fighting all day long before Doherty left for work.  The fight continued over the phone.  Doherty allegedly More >

Hillsboro Man Gets Buck Then Gets Charged with Crime

A Hillsboro man went hunting on November 17th and shot a 7 point buck, unfortunately that is where the good news ended for 41 year old Amos Weltzin.  A DNR Warden was working deer hunting enforcement when he was notified by an informant that Weltzin had shot a buck that morning.  The informant had known More >

Drunken Driver Strikes House in Necedah

It was a busy weekend for Juneau County authorities dealing with alleged drunk drivers.  A 22 year old man is facing his 2nd Offense Drunk Driving after his vehicle struck a Necedah house.  Zackery Saunders said he believed he saw someone in the street and swerved to avoid them and ended up striking the house.  More >

Wonewoc Man Facing 2nd Offense OWI

A 28 year old Wonewoc man is facing his 2nd Offense Drunk Driving.  Authorities approached a truck parked in a field with its lights on late Sunday night.  Authorities located Drew Benish passed out inside the vehicle.  Authorities woke Benish up and he took his foot of the brake which caused the truck to begin More >

Mauston Man Attacks Fellow Inmate in Juneau County Jail

28 year old Matthew Skiff of Mauston is facing a charge of Battery by a Prisoner.  Skiff allegedly got in the altercation with the man during a bible study at the Juneau County Jail.  The victim claimed Skiff had blindsided the man.  The victim claimed Skiff had attacked him do to family issues.  The victim More >

Village of Necedah Has Full Time Police Officer Purchases New Truck

The Village of Necedah now has a full time police officer.  The Village approved the contract of Officer Mariah Vogel at their recent meeting.  Necedah Chief of Police Tony Hiess says she is doing very well.  In other village of Necedah news, they have decided to purchase a newer model truck that will be equipped More >

Tomah Woman Facing 4th Offense Drunk Driving

A Tomah woman is facing her 4th Offense Drunk Driving.  30 year old Tiffany Ropiak appeared confused after getting into a traffic accident on Butts Avenue in Tomah on November 7th.  She claimed she had backed into a vehicle but authorities noted there was front end damage to her vehicle.  Authorities could smell an odor More >

Human Bones Identified in Adams County

The human remains found on October 20th, 2018, have been identified as that of William J. Sheeran who was reported missing in June of 2017. The Adams County Sheriff’s Office, Wisconsin State Patrol, Wisconsin State Crime Lab and the Adams County Medical Examiner’s Office processed the area. No criminal activity is suspected in Mr. Sheeran’s More >

Two Charged with Animal Mistreatment Causing Death in Adams County

On November 1st, 2018 deputies were dispatched to an address in the Town of Strongs Prairie for a welfare check on horses at the property. Deputies discovered 34 horses on the property in varying degrees of declining health and malnourishment. Two horses on the property were deceased and a third downed horse was humanely euthanized More >