Thursday, September 19, 2019

Monroe County Sheriff's Office

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 10:29am
On Sept. 16, around 7:20 a.m., the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatal two-vehicle accident on State Highway 33 near County Highway PC, west of Cashton.   Once on scene, deputies found that the driver of a 2006 GMC Sierra failed to yield for a stop sign at Hwy 33 and County Hwy PC...
Friday, August 9, 2019 - 9:15am
On Wednesday, Aug. 7, at approximately 4:45 p.m., the Monroe County Communications Center, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO,) Tomah Police Department and Sparta Police Department were made aware of a vehicle that had fled from the Wisconsin State Patrol.  Tomah PD located the vehicle travelling...
Monday, August 5, 2019 - 8:00am
On Saturday, Aug. 3 at approximately 1:45 p.m. Monroe County Sheriff’s Office responded to an address on Falcon Road in rural Sparta where what was believed to be an explosive device had been discovered.  Upon arrival, authorities observed a device consisting of several sticks of dynamite, an...
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:14am
The routine has grown frustrating for residents on and near Grayling Road. A convicted sex offender is released from Sand Ridge Secure Treatment Center. An offender is placed at a home at 14170 Grayling Rd. Henry Gryer is the fourth sex offender in six years that has been placed at the Grayling...
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...


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