Vilas County Sheriff
A total of 254 complaints were entered by Vilas County Sheriff’s Department dispatchers last week.
In addition to those with sufficient detail to report below, a review shows at least 12 vehicle accidents, one abandoned vehicle, four requests for agency assistance, two ambulance requests, five animal problems, five burglar alarms, three requests for citizen assistance, one report of criminal damage to property, five disturbances, three reports of domestic violence, one fire, two fireworks complaints, two reports of found property, one instance of fraud, five reports of hazardous conditions, one hit-and-run, five juvenile problems/runaways, 11 reports of suspicious circumstances, four thefts, one threat, five traffic violations, two vacation checks, four welfare checks, 14 911 hang-ups, one drive-off, one illegal dumping, one report of a prowler, one snowmobile violation and four reports of drug problems.
At least 15 calls were referred to the Eagle River Police Department and there were at least 18 informational or procedural entries.
In the past week, at least 24 people were booked at the Vilas County Jail, including one for mistreating an animal, five for probation violation, one for underage drinking, one for operating while intoxicated, one for bail jumping, one for operating after revocation, one of fifth-offense operating while intoxicated, three for disorderly conduct, one for battery, one for theft, one for being armed while intoxicated, one for a violation of absolute sobriety, two for possession of THC, two for possession of paraphernalia and one for resisting or obstructing an officer.
During the week, the inmate population ranged from 60 to 67. As of April 16, there were 67 inmates.
Wednesday, April 11
- 3:57 p.m. - A two-vehicle collision was reported in the center lane of Highway 51 near Lemma Creek Road in Arbor Vitae involving Frank J. Juresh of Kendall and Kristine A. Zich of Eagle River. Juresh’s vehicle struck Zich’s vehicle as Zich was leaving Culver’s.
Eagle River Police
Among the calls received by Vilas County dispatchers were at least 20 calls for the Eagle River Police Department. These included one 911 hang-up, one burglary alarm, one request for an ambulance, one animal problem, two requests for citizen assistance, one investigation of a dead body, two domestic violence complaints, one emergency detention, one fire, three juvenile problems, one suicide attempt, two suspicious circumstances, one report of theft and one traffic violation.