11/12 Washington County Sheriff Deputies Rescue Fight Victims

Patrol deputies from the Washington County Sheriff’s Department were kept busy over the weekend with rescue calls for victims of physical fights. The first mob style fight happened Saturday night at seven fifteen. Deputies responded to report of a fight in progress at the Ziegler building on the grounds of the Washington County Fair Park where a Hmong New Year celebration was being held. Upon arrival officers noticed several cars full of people leaving the park. A 32 year old male who was jumped and hit in the face told deputies he had a broken nose but refused rescue and did not want to file a complaint. The subjects who jumped the victim were not identified and deputies were unable to locate anyone willing to tell what happened. Security officers at the event broke up the fight and recovered brass knuckles found on the floor. The victim left the celebration and several Hmong elder representatives told deputies there would not be any more problems.
The second fight rescue happened Sunday morning at about 1250am. According to Lieutenant Martin Schulteis, county dispatch received a 911 call from a witness reporting a fight at the Richfield Truck Stop with the victim unconscious. Upon arrival, the victim was found still unconscious. Upon initial investigation it was determined the victim a 29 year old town of Polk man was intoxicated and was left at the restaurant by his friends. A witness provided deputies a statement. The man jumped into the back seat of an occupied vehicle, driven by a 41 year old South Milwaukee man. He jumped out and dragged the victim out and proceeded to stomp and kick on his head 5 or 6 times. The victim was transported to the hospital and stated he did not want to press charges.  The suspect  was booked and released on Disorderly Conduct.
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