Lincoln Country Sheriff’s Reports
A 53-year old Merrill man was arrested Tuesday afternoon after a deputy stopped to check a disabled vehicle. The driver was cited for operating with a revoked license, operating a motor vehicle without insurance and arrested for obstructing an officer and violating the terms of his probation.
Two people were injured after a two vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon in the Town of Bradley. A vehicle being driven by an 82-year old Minocqua woman pulled out from the stop sign on the off ramp of US Hwy 51 at County Rd A, in front of a westbound truck being driven by a 72-year old Tomahawk man. Both were transported for non – life threatening injuries.
A 70-year old Florida man was injured after a crash Wednesday afternoon in the Town of King. The man fell off a motorcycle that was being towed by a pickup truck on County Rd A at Pickerel Creek Rd. The man was transported for non-life threatening injuries.
A 51-year old Merrill man was taken into custody Wednesday evening following a traffic stop in the Town of Scott. A deputy stopped the vehicle on County Rd Q at County Rd. Z after observing it cross the center line multiple times. The driver showed signs of impairment. The driver refused to do field sobriety tests, he was cited for first offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
A 51-year old Mosinee man was cited after a deputy found a vehicle on fire Thursday night in the Town of Pine River. Around 8:00 p.m. a 911 caller reported a possible fire in the area of State Rd 64 and High Ridge Rd in the Town of Pine River. When the deputy located the incident he found a car had left the roadway and crashed causing it to start on fire. The driver showed signs of impairment and was cited for a first offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
Deputies arrested a 20-year old Milwaukee man, an inmate at Lincoln Hills School in Irma, after an incident Friday evening. Deputies responded to the institution around 7 p.m. for fighting between inmates along with others who had climbed on top of an office room in the security cottage. The 20-year old was arrested on felony charges of battery by prisoner and strangulation/suffocation which he committed against a staff member.
Seven deer related crashes were reported last week.