Lincoln County Sheriffs Office reports
On Monday, Dec. 7, at approximately 7:45 a.m., one person was injured following a single vehicle crash on County Rd. C west of County Rd. X in the Township of Schley.
A 19-year old Merrill man was arrested for misdemeanor theft of a wooden bear statue and a cigarette receptacle from a vacant local business building on Wednesday.
A 61-year old Weston man was cited for traveling 84 mph in a 55 mph zone on State Rd. 17 near Prairie Dr. in the Township of Schley on Wednesday afternoon.
A 46-year old Merrill man was the victim of a scam on Wednesday. The victim advised he received a call from his credit card company claiming to be Capitol One stating they could lower his interest rate. The victim provided his personal information, and the scammer attempted to steal money from the victims account; however, the transactions were stopped before money was lost. After being issued a new card, the scammer used the victim’s personal information once again and was able to access his accounts, stealing nearly $8,000 from the victim.
A 24-year old Merrill man was stopped and cited for speeding on County Rd. K near County Rd. C after he was observed traveling 84 mph in a 55 mph zone.
A 35-year old Merrill man was stopped and cited for speeding on USH 51 near County Rd. K after he was observed traveling 90 mph in a 65 mph zone.
Eight people reported striking deer last week.