Wausau Pilot and Review
Significant incidents reported by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department during the previous week. Information provided each Monday by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.
On September 20, officers were dispatched to an address on Corning Road in the city of Scott for a domestic dispute. The victim, a 59-year-old Merrill woman, was reportedly beaten and spat on by her 18-year-old grandson, also Merrill’s. It was also reported that the grandson was trying to arrange for someone to come and shoot her grandmother. The grandson was arrested and transported to the Lincoln County jail, where he was booked on charges of domestic disorderly conduct, criminal damage to property and intimidation of a victim.
On September 21, officers were dispatched to an address on STH 86 in the City of Bradley for someone who allegedly threatened another person with a weapon. The reporting party, a 36-year-old Tomahawk woman, reported that her boyfriend, a 34-year-old man also from Tomahawk, had threatened her with a gun. The man left the house before police arrived, but officers located him a short time later in the town of Tomahawk. The woman chose not to cooperate with the investigating officers in their investigation of her. The suspect was arrested and transported to the Lincoln County Jail, where he was booked on one charge of disorderly conduct and felonious possession of a firearm.
On September 22, officers were dispatched to the area of STH 64 and CTH G for a reckless driving complaint. The report was that a vehicle was being operated recklessly, weaving all the way and at one point hitting the back of a truck. The suspect vehicle was seen leaving the scene after the collision. Agents, with the help of witnesses, located the suspect vehicle at a KFC/Taco Bell and contacted the driver, a 33-year-old Greenville man, to discuss the driving complaint and assess his ability to drive. A car. The investigation revealed that he was operating on a revoked driver’s license and had a warrant for his arrest in Appleton. He was taken into custody on the warrant and transported to the Lincoln County Jail.
On September 22, a patrol officer working with a highway safety detail stopped a vehicle at CTH Q and CTH K in the city of Scott for a seat belt violation. Upon investigation, the officer discovered that the driver, a 72-year-old Merrill man, was experiencing a medical emergency. The deputy requested an ambulance and the driver was transported by ambulance to Aspirus Merrill Hospital.
On September 24, a patrol officer observed a vehicle operated by a 24-year-old Merrill man speeding at CTH K on Mile Ave in the city of Scott. The officer stopped the vehicle for traveling 105 mph in a 55 mph zone. The driver was cited for the violation and released.
On September 24, officers were dispatched to the area of an address in the 7500 block of CTH Z in the city of Scott for a reported car accident with injuries. The driver, a 30-year-old Wausau woman, was reported to have struck a deer and the vehicle’s airbags deployed during the collision. The driver reported head and arm injuries in the crash.
On September 24, officers were dispatched to an address on STH 86 in the City of Bradley for a reported domestic dispute involving physical violence. The victim, a 22-year-old Tomahawk man, reported that his girlfriend, a 20-year-old Merrill woman, had assaulted him. During the argument, the woman allegedly physically assaulted the man, trying to strangle him. Agents arrested the woman and transported her to the Lincoln County Jail, where she was booked for disorderly conduct and strangulation/asphyxiation.
On September 25, an officer stopped a vehicle on Swede Road in the city of Merrill for failing to display license plates. After stopping the vehicle and contacting the driver, a 26-year-old Merrill man, agents determined that he was not a valid driver and that he did not have insurance. A sheriff’s K9 was deployed and the vehicle was alerted. Following a search, the driver was placed under arrest and transported to the Lincoln County Jail for operating on a revoked driver’s license and possession of drug paraphernalia.