Boaters, speeders keep county recreation deputy busy last weekend

The county recreation deputy reported a busy weekend on the county’s lakes and trails this weekend, with that several citations were issued for violations.

A 50-year old Wausau man was taken into custody just before 9:30 p.m. on Friday. Jerry A. Jakubowski was stopped on Lake Alice in the Town of King after he was found driving his pontoon boat without proper lighting. Jakubowski was placed through field sobriety tests and taken into custody. He was cited for the offense and later released.

On Saturday afternoon a 51-year old Tomahawk man was cited for an OWI boating offense. Anthony S. Ward was stopped on Lake Mohawkskin at 4:30 p.m. for displaying expired registration. Ward was placed through field sobriety tests and was taken into custody for operating a boat while intoxicated. He was later released to a responsible party.

Two Tomahawk residents were cited, and one was arrested after they were stopped them on Four Mile Road in The Town of Tomahawk on Sunday afternoon. The male and female were found driving almost twice the speed limit on the road which is posted at 20 m.p.h., also the male driver had an open can of beer in his hand. The 35-year old female was processed and released to a responsible party for the OWI offense. The male, 39-year old Scott A. Baker, was arrested on a criminal charge of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after the items were found on him. Baker was later released to a responsible party after posting bond on the drug charges.

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