Thursday, November 21, 2019

Monroe County Sheriff's Office

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 9:43am
Authorities have released the name of the deceased suspect killed in an officer involved shooting Tuesday, Nov. 5 in Leon along with the officers placed on administrative leave following the incident. The deceased is 32 year-old Michael Lee Nguyen, while the officers include Sgt. Ryan Oswald,...
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 9:32am
After a close call last weekend, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is reminding the public to use extreme caution when on or near thin ice as ice conditions are always changing. On Saturday, Nov. 9  at around 11:45 a.m., the Monroe County Communications Center received a call about a person who...
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 9:38am
An officer involved shooting Tuesday night in the small community of Leon just south of Sparta left one man dead. According to authorities, officers from three agencies responded to the Cotter Pin restaurant and bar after receiving a domestic violence-related 911 call. When officers from Sparta...
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 10:30am
Remarkably, no one was injured seriously when a car sideswiped two Amish buggies on Hwy. 16 Sunday night, Oct. 27. According to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, the accident occurred just before 11 p.m., when Omar Ramirez, 20, of Sparta was travelling eastbound on Hwy. 16 between Cty. Hwy. BC...
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 10:17am
The Monroe County Sheriff's Department has referred misdemeanor charges to the district attorney's office against the Ontario police chief and one of his officers, following a Sept. 28 crash in the Village of Cashton. Ontario Police Chief Dave Rynes and one of his part-time officers, Grover Wooten...
Friday, September 20, 2019 - 10:29am
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the names related to two separate fatal crashes that occurred on September 16. The first crash occurred at around 7:20 am at the intersections of Hwy 33 and County Hwy PC, west of Cashton when the driver of a 2006 GMS Sierra failed to yield for a stop...
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...

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