Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report: June 7, 2021
As reported by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Monday, June 7:
A Wausau man, 54, was arrested Monday morning for a first offense of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants following a complaint of a wrong way driver on USH 51. A deputy stopped the man after he exited at County Rd. K in the Town of Merrill.
A Merrill man, 27, was arrested Monday morning on a warrant charge for failure to appear after a deputy checked on a suspicious person in the Town of Merrill.
Deputies and firefighters from the Pine River Fire Department restricted traffic on US Hwy. 51 Saturday after a grass fire was reported. Just after 5 p.m., cell callers reported a fire on the east side of the highway south of State Rd. 64. The first deputy on the scene was able to put out most of the fire, and firefighters were able to clean up hot spots. The cause of the fire was believed to be a vehicle tire that came off while traveling down the roadway.
A Tomahawk man, 18, was cited for operating a boat with a prohibited alcohol limit Saturday evening on Lake Nokomis. The Rec. Deputy stopped the boat for violating the no wake rules.
A Schofield man, 41, was arrested Saturday evening on a warrant charge for violating the terms of his probation issued by the Wisconsin Department of Corrections in 2020. A deputy stopped the vehicle the man was driving at 11 p.m. for a speeding violation. The man was cited for driving on a suspended license and brought to the Lincoln County Jail.
A Tomahawk man, 21, was cited for speeding and operating without a motorcycle endorsement Sunday morning after he was located travelling 70 MPH in 40 MPH zone of travel on County Rd. L in the Town of Bradley.
13 people reported striking deer last week.