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Sparta Police Department

Emilee Nottestad
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 10:10am
Sparta Police Department Deputy Chief Emilee Nottestad will become Sparta’s first female police chief on Jan. 11 The city’s police commission chose the nearly four-year veteran of the force to succeed current Chief Dave Kuderer, who is retiring. Gary Ascher, chairman of the Sparta police commission...
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,...
Sparta Police Chief Dave Kuderer announced Wednesday he will be retring effective Jan. 10. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 9:41am
Over the past 39 years Dave Kuderer has seen the Sparta Police Department go from a simple Mayberry-like force to a sophisticated organization of highly trained professionals with the latest technology and gadgets at their disposal. In that same time, Kuderer has gradually moved up the ranks,...
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 - 9:34am
The Sparta Police department is warning residents that alternate-side parking begins this Friday, Nov. 1. After three years of relaxed enforcement of the ordinance, police will ramp up ticketing violators once again. Alternate-side parking will begin Nov. 1 and remain in effect until April 1, 2020...
Irwin Q. Dykes
Monday, October 21, 2019 - 10:35am
On Friday evening at approximately 10:34 p.m., the Sparta Police Department responded to the House of Shadows located at 501 Osborne Drive for a report of an intoxicated male assaulting volunteers. The suspect, later identified as 23-year-old Irwin Q. Dykes, of Sparta had left prior to police...
Pictured front, from left Wisconsin State Trooper Jake Edwards, Sparta PD Officer Jenna Lee, Sparta PD Officer Chris Welker, MCSO Deputy Ethan Young, Representative Nancy VanderMeer. Back, from left Wisconsin State Patrol Lt. Jeramy Foster, Sparta PD Chief Dave Kuderer, Sparta PD Lt. Booker Ferguson, Monroe County Sheriff Wes Revels and MCSO Chief Deputy Robert Conroy. Contributed photo
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 9:48am
Representative Nancy VanderMeer of Tomah presented five local law enforcement officers with the First Responder of the Year Award for the 70th Assembly District Thursday. The five officers were nominated for this award by Sparta Police Chief David Kuderer in recognition of their selfless actions...
Police squad cars descended on Meadowview Schools in Sparta last Thursday, responding to hat turned out to be a false alarm. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Monday, October 7, 2019 - 10:13am
According to Sparta Police Deputy Chief Emilee Nottestad, a false report that sent over a dozen Sparta and Monroe County police to Meadowview School last Thursday, Oct. 3, was a "weird case of the telephone game." At 2 p.m., the Sparta Police Department received a call of an "emergent threat" at...
Sparta Police Dept. Detective Andy Kuen
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 9:12am
Sparta Police Department Detective Andy Kuen wasn’t wearing a deerstalker’s hat nor carrying a magnifying glass when he spoke to Sparta Kiwanians at their meeting Tuesday, Sept. 24, but there was a 40-Caliber Glock at his hip. While he deals with crimes ranging from break-ins to homicide, Kuen said...
Harvey L. King
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 9:16am
A sex offender sentenced to 55 years in prison in a highly publicized 1987 kidnap and rape case in Tomah is set to be released in Sparta on Tuesday, Sept. 24. In a press release, Sparta Police Chief Dave Kuderer said Harvey L. King, 56, will be residing at 1000 Central Ave. In March 1987, King was...


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