Vernon County Sheriff John Spears Reports
SHERIFF JOHN SPEARS REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ONGOING ACTIVITIES FOR THE YEAR AND NARRATIVE EXCERPTS FROM THE WEEK ENDING June 30, 2014.
6/23 Richard and Lorri Olson, Westby, reported their Polaris Razor ATV was stolen from under an awning on their property in the Town of Chaseburg.
6/24 A wallet was found at the wayside between Viroqua and Readstown in the Town of Franklin.
6/24 The Vernon County Highway Department reported a hit and run incident. A vehicle hit one of their billboard signs at West Kickapoo Street and Highway 61 in the Village of Readstown causing damage.
6/24 Oscar Carlson, Westby, reported items stolen from his residence in the Town of Viroqua.
6/24 Kickapoo Kwk Stop, Village of Readstown, reported someone backed into part of their brick sign.
6/25 Drake Helgerson, Coon Valley, fell asleep in his vehicle while negotiating a curve on Newton Road, Town of Harmony. Helgerson awoke but was unable to keep the vehicle from going down an embankment, coming to rest after striking a tree. Helgerson suffered no injuries.
6/27 Altra Federal Credit Union reported a burglary on a foreclosed property on State Highway 35, Stoddard, Town of Bergen. The lock had been removed and the air conditioner was missing.
6/30 2 reportable car/deer (other animal) crashes:
Dennis Peterson, Chaseburg, on Cty Hwy K, Town of Bergen;
David Strait, La Farge, on County Road D, Town of Clinton;
This past week Year to Date
Alarm Responses 5 178
Animal Related issues 22 330
Assisting Municipalities 65 1584
Crimes Against People 37 656
Crimes Against Property 6 353
Domestic Crimes 1 65
Fire Responses 30 930
K-9 Calls 0 34
Medical Responses 29 1030
Mental Health Cases 2 84
Missing Person Investigations 5 100
Safety Escorts 3 140
School Walk Through 2 201
Search and Rescues 1 4
Security Check 104 2935
Serving Legal Documents 34 648
Suspicious Activity Investigations 17 383
Threat Investigation 0 20
Traffic Accidents 16 681
Traffic Related Investigations 111 2424
Vehicle Lockouts 13 219
Weapons Investigation 0 21
Unclassified Calls for Assistance 49 1056
TOTAL CALLS FOR SERVICE 550 14,743
ADMISSIONS INTO COUNTY JAIL 12 478
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
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