Lincoln County Sheriff’s reports
A 20-year-old Menasha woman was arrested Monday afternoon on a warrant charge. The woman turned herself into the Lincoln County Jail after she learned she was wanted by the Wisconsin Department of Corrections for violating the terms of her probation.
Pine River Firefighters along with the DNR responded to US Hwy. 51 on Friday afternoon after a grass fire was reported just south of the State Rd. 64 exit.
A 59-year-old Medford man was arrested Saturday afternoon on a felony charge after deputies investigated a reckless driving complaint. A cell 911 call reported the vehicle driving in a reckless manner on Joe Snow Road. When stopped, the operator refused to perform field sobriety tests and was arrested for a felony fourth offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
A 24-year-old Rhinelander man was arrested Saturday evening on a warrant charge. A deputy stopped the man on State Rd. 17 for a speeding violation. When a check was done it was found the man was wanted by the Wisconsin Department of Corrections for violating the terms of his probation. The man was cited for speeding, operating without a license and arrested on the warrant charge.
A 23-year-old Tomahawk man was arrested early Sunday morning on a felony charge after a traffic stop in the Town of Bradley. A deputy stopped the vehicle on County Rd. S south of Tomahawk after he observed it speeding. The driver displayed signs of intoxication and following field sobriety testing was arrested for a fourth offense of operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood alcohol concentration.
The number of deer crashes for the week remains at four. A Merrill man reported hitting a turkey Saturday morning on Joe Snow Road in the Town of Scott, no damage was caused in that crash; on Sunday night an Iowa County woman struck a turkey on County Rd. C in the Town of Merrill disabling her vehicle.