Lincoln County Sheriff’s reports
A 48-year-old Tomahawk man was arrested Monday evening when deputies responded to a report of an unwanted person in a Town of Bradley home. He was arrested for violating the terms of restraining order.
Two Vilas County women were arrested Wednesday afternoon after a traffic stop outside of Tomahawk. Officers from the Merrill Police Department asked deputies to be on the lookout for a vehicle after it was involved in a theft at a Merrill business. A deputy located and stopped the vehicle on US Hwy. 51 and the driver provided a false name. The woman was later identified to be a 27-year-old Lac Du Flambeau woman who was wanted by the Wisconsin Department of Corrections, the Oneida County Sheriff for contempt of court and the Marathon County Sheriff for battery. She was arrested for obstructing an officer, the warrants and felony theft. The passenger in the vehicle, a 41-year-old Lac Du Flambeau woman, was taken into custody on a felony theft charge.
A 32-year-old Rothschild woman was arrested Friday afternoon on warrants through the Marathon County Sheriff. The warrants related to the possession of methamphetamine and disorderly conduct.
A 29-year-old Gleason woman was arrested Friday afternoon after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Russell. Deputies arrested the woman for battery and disorderly conduct.
An 18-year-old Iowa City, IA man was arrested early Saturday morning on a drug charge. A deputy stopped the vehicle the man was driving for speeding in a construction zone on US Hwy. 51. When the deputy made contact he could smell marijuana coming from the vehicle. A search turned up marijuana and the man was arrested for misdemeanor possession of the drug.
A 49-year-old Merrill man was arrested Saturday night on a felony charge OWI after deputies conducted a welfare check in the Town of Scott. Deputies saw the man drive into a property in the Town of Scott and made contact with him. The man displayed signs of impairment and a check showed his alcohol content was over four times the .02 limit due to his previous convictions. The man was arrested for 8th offense of operating with a prohibited blood alcohol content.
A total of seven people reported striking deer this past week. On Saturday evening a Schofield man struck and killed a bear on County Rd. G east of State Rd. 17 in the Town of Pine River.