Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report: July 25, 2022
As reported by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Monday, July 25:
On 07-20-2022 deputies were asked to assist Lincoln County Social Services at an address on Maple Rd. in the Town of Pine River for a welfare check on a one-year-old child. It was reported that the parents of the child had been using and maintaining a drug trafficking place. Upon investigating, the mother, a Merrill woman, 20, admitted to using cocaine, meth and fentanyl within the last two weeks. Further questioning of the woman revealed that there were drugs in the house as well. As a result of the investigation the mom, and dad, a Merrill man, 18, were arrested on multiple drug charges. The baby was in the custody of grandma.
On 07-21-2022 a deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on CTH S and Skanawan Lake Rd. for a vehicle registration violation. The deputy identified all the occupants of the vehicle and learned that a passenger, a Tomahawk man, 20, was arrested on several warrants. The suspect was also found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana. The suspect was transported to the Lincoln County Jail and booked on the warrants. The marijuana, being a small amount, was seized and destroyed.
On 07-21-2022 deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office were requested to assist deputies with the Marathon County Sheriff’s Office in a vehicle pursuit near the county line. Prior to entering the pursuit, the suspect vehicle crashed, leaving one person injured, and one fled on foot. Lincoln County deputies assisted on scene in taking the one party into custody.
On 07-23-2022 deputies were dispatched to an address on Grundy Rd. in the Town of Skanawan for a reported ATV crash with injuries. It was further reported that the operator, an Amherst male, 16, had suffered a broken leg. It was reported that the male was driving about 10 or 20 MPH when he lost control of the ATV and it went off the trail. The boy was transported by private auto for treatment of his injuries.
On 07-24-22 deputies were sent to an address on Mosch Rd. in the Town of Harrison for a party acting disorderly. Upon arrival, they found that the suspect, a Tomahawk man, 32, was acting “crazy.” It was learned that the suspect had stolen a few items from members of the house, such as a gun and a motorcycle, without the permission of the owners. The owner of the gun didn’t want anything done. The suspect was arrested for the theft of the motorcycle. The suspect was transported to the Lincoln County Jail.
During this week period, there were three reported car-deer crashes.