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Fatal shooting in Monroe County - Suspect in Custody - Press release
PRESS RELEASE January 12, 2018 Monroe County Sheriff Scott Perkins reports a shooting incident that resulting in the death of one in the township...


Sparta Officer Involved Death Investigation - Names released...
MADISON, Wis. – Since Sunday, January 7, 2018, the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) has been leading...


Hillsboro man injured after losing control of his vehicle -Press...
Sheriff John B. Spears reports a single vehicle crash that occurred on County Road V near Mt. Tabor Road in the Town of Forest. On Wednesday...


Sparta Officer Involved Death Investigation
MADISON, Wis. – This morning, the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) responded to a critical incident...


Rollover accident injures two - (Vernon County Press Release)
On 1/3/2018 at approximately 8:18 PM a single vehicle accident in the Hillsboro Township occurred in the area of Santa’s Loop and County Road FF. ...


Sun glare suspected as cause in car vs bicycle accident with life...
Date: January 2, 2018 Sheriff John B. Spears reports a two vehicle crash that occurred on County Road WW just North of Cepek Road in the Town of...


Three-vehicle accident - (Vernon County Press Release)
Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears reports a three vehicle accident in the Village of Readstown on December 31, 2017. At 2:02 p.m. the Vernon...


Stock Photo Vehicle vs Amish Buggy (Vernon County Press Release)
Sheriff John B. Spears reports a vehicle versus Amish buggy accident. On December 31, 2017 at approximately 6:15 PM, Danny Thayer age 70 of...


Mailbox vandalism in Vernon County - Press Release
Sheriff John B. Spears reports a series of mailbox vandalism that occurred on Tuesday night December 19, 2017. The areas of reported damage are...


Distracted driver lands vehicle in the Mississippi River - Vernon...
Sheriff John B. Spears reports on December 16, 2017, at approximately 12:40 p.m., a single vehicle accident occurred at Blackhawk Park in the Town...


Monroe County Sheriff seeking public assistance in hit and run...
On December 14, 2017 shortly before 6:30pm, Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the report of a hit and run crash that occurred at...


Sparta Man Sentenced to 5 Years Prison for Homicide by Negligent...
[SPARTA WI] Monroe County District Attorney, Kevin D. Croninger, announced today that Channing Mathews was sentenced to five years in prison for...


Man injured while alone in woods, cutting down a tree - Vernon County
Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears reports a person was injured while cutting down a tree Friday, December 8th, 2017 at approximately 11:50am....


Cashton man in custody after fleeing from an accident - Monroe...
Monroe County Sheriff Scott Perkins reports on December 5th at approximately 4:12p.m., the Monroe County Communications Center received a call...


Chase ends when suspect's vehicle runs out of gas - Monroe County
Monroe County Sheriff Scott Perkins is reporting the pursuit of a vehicle that was involved in a theft matter at Wal-Mart in Sparta. The call came...