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Vilas County Sheriff

A total of 273 complaints were entered by Vilas County Sheriff’s Department dispatchers last week.

The department reported at least 21 vehicle accidents, one car vs. deer accident, four requests for agency assistance, three ambulance requests, four animal problems, three attempts to locate, one battery, five burglar alarms, 12 requests for citizen assistance, two reports of criminal damage to property, three disturbances, two reports of domestic violence, three reports of harassment, 11 reports of hazardous conditions, one hit and run, three juvenile problems, four reports of suspicious circumstances, four thefts, 10 traffic violations, seven welfare checks, two drive-offs, three Lifeline alarms, four drug problems, one parking problem and 18 911 hang-ups.

At least 18 calls were re­ferred to the Eagle River Police De­partment and there were at least 16 informational or procedural entries.

In the past week, at least 18 people were booked at the Vilas County Jail, including seven for probation violation, five for possession of paraphernalia, two for bail jumping, one for operating after revocation and three for operating while intoxicated.

During the week, the in­mate population ranged from 83 to 96. As of April 21, there were 96 inmates.


Thursday, April 17

- 3:22 p.m. - A two-vehicle accident was reported in Arbor Vitae on Highway 51 near Timber Meadows Dr., involving Ronald W. Hjerstedt of Mercer and Douglas J. Gilbert of Wausau.

- 4:54 p.m. - A one-vehicle accident was reported in the town of Lincoln on Highway 45 near Evergreen Road, involving Kristin R. Kronberger of Eagle River. Kronberger was issued a citation.


Saturday, April 19

- 10:32 a.m. - A two-vehicle accidents was reported in a Manitowish Waters parking lot involving Thomas M. Cornette of Minocqua and Carol A. Klinger of Manitowish Waters.


Eagle River Police

Among the calls received by Vilas County dispatchers were at least 36 calls for the Eagle River Police. These in­cluded three reports of a hit and run, three vehicle accidents, two ambulance requests, one report of animal neglect/cruelty, two animal problems, three requests for citizen assistance, one disturbance, one drug problem, two reports of harassment, one probation violation, two reports of suspicious circumstances, three thefts, three reports of hazardous conditions, one traffic violation and two welfare checks. Five people were taken into custody and booked into the Vilas County Jail.


Three Lakes Police

This police department re­ported two 911 hang-ups, one ambulance request, one animal problem, one request for citizen assistance, one request for agency assistance, 25 business checks, one report of reckless driving, two reports of suspicious circumstances, three traffic violations and two vehicle accidents.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 9:38 AM

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