Thursday, July 2, 2020

Monroe County Sheriff's Office

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Monday, June 29, 2020 - 9:36am
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) responded to two separate incidents this past weekend. On Thursday, June 25, at approximately 6:27 p.m., officers were dispatched to the scene of an accident in the Township of Wellington involving a motorcycle and a truck, where injuries had been reported...
Firefighters battle a blaze at a rural Warrens residence. Two homes were destroyed. Also pictured are the charred remains of the structures. Contributed photos
Friday, June 5, 2020 - 10:35am
Firefighters battled a blaze more than five hours that destroyed two homes outside Warrens on Wednesday, June 3. The Town of Lincoln Fire Department was dispatched to 3088 County Highway N in Warrens at 4:18 p.m. to a report of a fire in a furnace room that was shared by two homes. All individuals...
Monday, May 18, 2020 - 10:17am
A Little Falls man was killed Saturday when the UTV he was operating on his land near Cataract rolled over. According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department, the 911 Communications Center received a call concerning a possible fatal UTV accident around 10 p.m. Saturday night. Monroe County...
Several individuals were honored Wednesday night for their quick actions in the code save of Sparta paramedic Dann Schamens. Pictured, from left, were Mike Foster, Darlene Merow, Joel Ames, Rob Conroy, Steven Arnold, Dennis Whitehead, Schamens, Brandon Perron, Kyle Erickson, Ellen Fink, Dylan Smith, Dee Dee Johnson and Josh Meyer. Not pictured were Zach Fischer, Andrea Zebell and Joshua Oxborrow. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 10:38am
In the early morning hours of Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, dozens of emergency personnel responded to a house fire where a mother and daughter barely escaped with their lives. While providing standby at the two-story residence, a paramedic with the Sparta Area Ambulance Service, Dann Schamens collapsed...
A truck that hit a power pole early Saturday morning, knocked out power to hundreds of residences in Southern Monroe County. Two people were arrested in the incident. Monroe County Sheriff’s Dept. photo
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 10:24am
Police arrested two Town of Glendale residents early Saturday morning following a one-vehicle crash that took out a power pole near Wilton and left wide swath of southern Monroe County without electricity for over 14 hours. According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department, the 911 Communications...
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 9:59am
One man is dead and five injured after a near head-on collision Saturday, Feb. 8 on Hwy 16 near Hazel Avenue in the Town of Adrian.  According to the Monroe County Sheriff's Department, at about 7:45 p.m. two vehicles, headed in opposite directions, collided on Hwy. 16 near Hazel Avenue. The driver...
No one was injured during a three-vehicle crash in the Town of Tomah Monday afternoon. The accident took place shortly before 4 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 16 and County Highway M North. Contributed photo.
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 9:21am
Two area women and one man escaped injury during a three-car crash in the Town of Tomah Monday afternoon. According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, the accident took place at the intersection of Highway 16 and County Highway M North shortly before 4 p.m. When officers arrived at the scene,...
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 8:48am
One man is dead after a one-vehicle traffic crash on State Highway 131 near Nisswa Road in rural Ontario.  On Dec. 30 at about 10:30 a.m., Monroe County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a single vehicle crash. The responding deputy had difficulty in locating the vehicle, as it had left the...
Two vehicles ended up in a field off Hwy. 33, near Cashton Sunday after colliding at the intersection of Cty Hwy. D. Contributed photo.
Monday, December 30, 2019 - 10:10am
On Dec. 29, around 3:48 p.m., the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office responded to a crash involving two vehicles at the intersection of State Highway 33 and County Highway D in Jefferson Township. Upon arrival, officers located a gray 2016 Kia Sedona with heavy front-end damage next to a black 2018...
Monday, December 30, 2019 - 10:04am
On Saturday, Dec. 28 at 12:48 a.m., the Monroe County 911 Communications Center received a report of an injury crash involving a single vehicle on Iberia Ave at the Monroe/La Crosse County line east of Rockland. A 2014 Ford Taurus, operated by Devon Burton, 21, of rural Sparta was eastbound on...


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