For week of 06/04/2023 – 06/11/2023

On the afternoon of Saturday, June 10, 2023, a 38-year-old Merrill man was taken into custody following an incident in the Town of Merrill. A preliminary investigation indicated the man reportedly threatened another party at a local business before departing on foot. Deputies made contact with him in the city of Merrill to discuss the incident, when the man reportedly became uncooperative and resistive with deputies. As a result, he was taken into custody on charges of misdemeanor bail jumping and disorderly conduct.
On the evening of Friday, June 9, a 23-year-old Merrill man was cited for various driving offenses, following an incident in the Town of Pine River. A preliminary investigation indicated the man was westbound on St. Rd. 64, when he nearly struck a deputy on patrol. The deputy was able to catch up with and stop the man’s vehicle near St. Rd. 64 and Blackjack Ln. after her patrol vehicle’s RADAR unit indicated the vehicle traveling at 106 mph in a 55-mph speed zone. As a result, the man was cited for reckless driving and speeding in excess of the posted speed limit.
Sixteen motorists reported striking deer in Lincoln County this past week.

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