SHERIFF JOHN SPEARS REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ONGOING ACTIVITIES FOR THE YEAR AND NARRATIVE EXCERPTS FROM THE WEEK ENDING February 10, 2014

2/3  A home in the Village of Stoddard home was burglarized.  Silver coins, cash, and a handgun were missing.

2/4  Carlton Zarling, Hillsboro, was pulling onto County Road C in the Town of Greenwood when he sideswiped a vehicle driven by John Jeffries, Hillsboro, causing minor damage to Jeffries’ vehicle.  Neither driver suffered apparent injury.

2/5  Michael Cauffman, Viroqua, was backing out of a parking stall in a parking lot in the Town of Kickapoo when he hit a parked vehicle belonging to Heather Johnson, Readstown, causing minor damage.

2/6  Raymond Narbone, Stoddard, was turning onto Cottage Street in the Village of Stoddard when he lost control of his vehicle on the snow packed street.  Narbone’s vehicle slid into a legally parked pickup truck.  The pickup truck was severely damaged.  Narbone was not injured.

2/6  Dale Wedwick, Coon Valley, was unable to stop on US Highway 14, Town of Hamburg, and struck the rear of a vehicle owned by Danielle Hoff, Chaseburg who was stopped, waiting to turn.  Wedwick had attempted to swerve to miss the Hoff vehicle.  When he swerved he then struck a vehicle owned by Edward Bebee, Brownsvill, MN.  No one involved suffered apparent injury.

2/8  Michael Dipuma, Necedah, was traveling on State Highway 33 in the Town of Whitestown when he lost control of his vehicle.  The vehicle struck a fire number sign and came to rest in the ditch.  Dipuma was not injured.

2/8  Justin Stanley, La Crosse, lost control of his vehicle on Fish Hollow Road, Town of Forest, sliding through a fence.  Stanley was not injured.

2/10                       4 reportable car/deer crashes:

David Proksch, DeSoto, on Proksch Lane, Town of Genoa;

Dawn Melvin, La Farge, on State Highway 82, Town of Webster;

Jonathon Stakston, Cashton, on County Road P, Town of Christiana;

Allison Walent, Westby, on State Highway 82, Town of Webster;
This past week                           Year to Date

Alarm Responses                                             12                          47

Animal Related issues                                        6                           46

Assisting Municipalities                                     55                         292

Crimes Against People                                      13                         104

Crimes Against Property                                   11                          67

Domestic Crimes                                              1                            12

Fire Responses                                                13                          69

K-9 Calls                                                          0                            5

Medical Responses                                         37                          211

Mental Health Cases                                        5                            24

Missing Person Investigations                           7                            20

Safety Escorts                                                  7                            40

School Walk Through                                       2                            24

Search and Rescues                                         0                            1

Security Check                                               110                          771

Serving Legal Documents                                36                           210

Suspicious Activity Investigations                      20                            83

Threat Investigation                                          0                              6

Traffic Accidents                                             31                           215

Traffic Related Investigations                           61                          467

Vehicle Lockouts                                             9                            54

Weapons Investigation                                     2                           4

Unclassified Calls for Assistance                      33                          229

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TOTAL CALLS FOR SERVICE                      469                          3063

ADMISSIONS INTO COUNTY JAIL                 19                          120

IF YOU HAVE INFORMATION ON AN ABOVE CRIME, OR ANY CRIME, CALL CRIME STOPPERS AT 637-8477 OR 1-800-657-6868.

John B. Spears, Sheriff