1/28 County Sheriff's Weekend Activity Log

It was an active weekend along the highways of Washington County for Washington County Sheriff Deputies. According to Lieutenant Martin Schulteis there were several incidents that occurred, including three notable reports. Saturday night at about 10:10 pm, a  25 year old Village of Jackson man put  his vehicle in the ditch at County S and East Moraine. He then took off running prior to police arrival.  A witness began following him as he was running east with no coat on.  He eventually ran into Kettle Moraine Forest.  He was quickly located via foot prints and taken into custody for a 4th offense OWI and a traffic citation for too fast for conditions. About twenty minutes later at ten thirty, deputies responded to an accident with injuries at Highway 33 East near County WW. A truck with 4 occupants spun out and was T boned by an East bound car with just a driver. The truck started on fire and one person was partially pinned and had to be pulled from the wreckage. They refused any medical attention. Everyone else involved sustained minor non life threatening injuries. Highway 33 East lanes were closed for about an hour. Finally deputies handled a wrong way driver on Sunday morning. According to the report, just prior to three am, a  911 call  was recorded reporting that a white suv was southbound in northbound lanes of 45 just south of Paradise Drive.  A second call came in reporting rhe wrong way around Hwy PV.  A Jackson Police squad observed the vehicle go into median around area of Hwy C. The Driver bailed out. The Deputy followed his tracks and took him into custody near Mayfield Rd. The 37 year old man from West Bend was arrested on his first offense OWI.
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Topics : Law_Crime
Location : JacksonWashington County
People : BendMartin Schulteis
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