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Monroe County Sheriff's Office

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 10:52am
The Monroe County Sheriff's Department identified the suspect in a pursuit on Interstate 90 May 16, as 52-year-old Robert LaVake, who is a resident of Colorado. The chase started on Interstate 90 and ended when the fleeing vehicle hit a fence and started on fire. According to a police report, the...
Law enforcement officers bow their heads in remembrance of those who have fallen in the line of duty at the Monroe County Law Enforcement Appreciation held in Sparta Friday afternoon.  Herald photos by Nicole Vik.
Monday, May 20, 2019 - 10:40am
As part of National Police Week, law enforcement officers from the Sparta, Fort McCoy and Tomah Police Departments as well as the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and Wisconsin State Patrol were recognized by members of the community as well as fellow officers during a Law Enforcement Appreciation...
The driver of this mini van was killed last Thursday after hitting a semi head on near Kendall on Hwy. 27
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 10:15am
The Monroe County Sheriff Department has released the names of the individuals involved in a fatal traffic accident near Kendall last Thursday, May 9. According to investigators, shortly after 1:30 p.m., Monroe County deputies responded to a fatal, two-vehicle accident on Hwy. 71 near County...
Emergency personnel responded to the scene of an accident on Hwy 71, east of Kendall, where one driver was pronounced dead. Herald photo by Greg Evans.
Friday, May 10, 2019 - 8:53am
On May 9, shortly after 1:30 p.m., the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatal two vehicle accident on State Highway 71 near County Highway W, just east of Kendall. Once on scene, deputies found that a 1991 Dodge Caravan had been traveling eastbound when it crossed the centerline and...
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 10:28am
The Monroe County Sheriff's Department is conducting investigations into two untimely deaths, one in Warrens and another outside of Sparta. Investigators have ruled the death of a 46-year-old female in Warrens a suicide. According to investigators, officers responded to a Broadway Avenue residence...
Monday, April 29, 2019 - 10:55am
Authorities are still looking for a suspect in what appeared to be an attempted abduction in the Village of Kendall last Thursday. According to the Monroe County Sheriff's Department, at 11 a.m. on April 25 dispatch received a call in reference to a male subject asking a juvenile female to get into...
Jose Juan Zuniga-Jimenez
Monday, March 18, 2019 - 9:14am
  Authorities have determined the identity of human skeletal remains found by hunters in the Town of Clifton Nov. 23. Monroe County Sheriff Wes Revels said the remains are those of Jose Juan Zuniga-Jimenez, who was last seen by his wife in March 2016. A hunter located the remains near 19468 Cty....
Sparta firefighters spent five hours battling a shed blaze in the Town of Angelo early Tuesday morning. Contributed photos.
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 9:13am
  The Sparta Area Fire District responded to a machine shed fire at 13651 County Highway Q in the Town of Angelo. When Chief Mike Arnold arrived at the scene shortly before 2 a.m., the shed was fully engulfed. Two nearby buildings were not threatened by the fire. Arnold said the driveway and the...
Joshua P. Orrico.
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 8:53am
A Sparta man was charged with aggravated battery earlier this week after a West Salem man was critically injured outside of a Sparta bar early Sunday morning. On March 3, at 12:23 a.m., the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the Rite Spot Tavern for what was originally reported as...
Ashley Broadnax
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 10:30am
The Monroe County Sheriff's deputies apprehended a 22-year-old Oxford woman on I-90 near Sparta after she allegedly fired a shot. Ashley Broadnax was booked into the Monroe County Jail on charges of operating a motor vehicle without owner’s consent, first degree reckless endangerment, receiving...

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