Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Reports
Three people were taken into custody for drug charges in the Town of Pine River Tuesday afternoon. K9 Poncho alerted to the odor of illegal drugs in a vehicle on STH 64 after deputies responded to a medical emergency. A search turned up a large quantity of heroin, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. A 48-year old Hayward woman was arrested for possession of heroin with intent to deliver, possession of marijuana, and possession of a narcotic drug. A 27-year old Hayward man was arrested for possession of heroin with intent to deliver, possession of marijuana, possession of a narcotic drug, three counts of bail jumping, probation violation, and a warrant through the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office for failing to appear on a charge of possession of heroin with intent to deliver. A 29-year old Hayward woman was also arrested for possession of heroin with intent to deliver, possession of marijuana, possession of a narcotic drug and two counts of child neglect.
A 28-year old Tomahawk man was arrested Wednesday evening following a traffic stop in the City of Tomahawk. The driver displayed signs of impairment and as a result of field sobriety tests was arrested for a second offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. An enhancer was added to the offense as the suspect was driving with a two year old child in the vehicle.
Traffic on US Hwy 51 was slowed for over an hour Friday in the Town of Pine River after a two vehicle crash. No one was injured but one vehicle was disabled in the lane of traffic requiring deputies to partially shut the highway down.
A 34-year old Baraboo man was injured in a motorcycle crash Saturday in the Town of Bradley. At 1:00 p.m. a cell 911 call reported the crash on County Rd S at Herb Mitchell Rd. The Baraboo man was traveling north on County Rd S when the vehicle in front of him made a U-turn in the middle of the highway causing the motorcyclist to strike the rear of the boat trailer. The driver of the second vehicle, a 62-year old Irma man was not injured.
There were three deer crashes last week.