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

3/3  Christine Harrington, DeSoto, lost control of her vehicle on ice on Lawrence Ridge Road, Town of Wheatland.  Her vehicle overturned in a snowbank, landing on its wheels.  Harrington suffered no apparent injuries.

3/5  Judy Tully, Stoddard, reported a window of her car was smashed while it was parked at the Legion in the Village of Stoddard.

3/5  Hoza Wright, Genoa, was driving on Highway 14, Town of Coon, when the muffler on his vehicle got too hot, igniting the vehicle.  Wright was not injured.

3/6  Jaime Hendrickson, La Farge, was traveling on County Road Y, Town of Viroqua, when a vehicle driven by Joanne Krueger, Viola, pulled off Smith Road in front of her.  Krueger said she did not see the Hendrickson vehicle due to the sun and Hendrickson was unable to stop before striking the Krueger vehicle.  No injuries were reported at the scene.

3/6  Erik Henchen, Westby, was negotiating a curve and hit a patch of ice on Highway 14 in the Village of Coon Valley causing him to lose control of his vehicle.  The vehicle came to rest on its hood in a snow bank.  Henchen was not injured.

3/8  Jeffrey Burchell, Hillsboro, reported that a large caliber bullet had come through the window at his Town of Hillsboro address.

3/10                       4 reportable car/deer crashes:

Lucas Sellers, Westby, on Highway 33, Town of Forest;

Aaron Voneshien, La Crosse, on Highway 56, Town of Harmony;

David Ware, Westby, on Highway 82, Town of Webster;

Tanner Heisel, La Farge, on Highway 82, Town of Stark.

This past week                           Year to Date

Alarm Responses                                             3                            73

Animal Related issues                                      9                            69

Assisting Municipalities                                    31                          478

Crimes Against People                                     22                         187

Crimes Against Property                                  13                          144

Domestic Crimes                                              2                            21

Fire Responses                                                17                          114

K-9 Calls                                                         1                            12

Medical Responses                                          40                          392

Mental Health Cases                                        6                            42

Missing Person Investigations                          1                            27

Safety Escorts                                                 4                            60

School Walk Through                                       12                          72

Search and Rescues                                         0                           1

Security Check                                               117                          1260

Serving Legal Documents                                14                         280

Suspicious Activity Investigations                     12                         129

Threat Investigation                                        2                            9

Traffic Accidents                                            16                          338

Traffic Related Investigations                          94                          782

Vehicle Lockouts                                            12                          94

Weapons Investigation                                   1                           9

Unclassified Calls for Assistance                     50                          386

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TOTAL CALLS FOR SERVICE                        469                          5053

ADMISSIONS INTO COUNTY JAIL                  17                          181

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