Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report: Nov. 8, 2022
As reported by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday, Nov. 8:
In the early morning hours of Halloween, Monday, Oct. 31, deputies took a Tomahawk man, 23, into custody following a traffic stop in the City of Tomahawk. During contact with the man, he became verbally and physically resistive with deputies, before attempting to flee on foot. As a result, the man now faces a charge of resisting/obstructing an officer.
A Michigan man, 22, was cited for trespassing on the afternoon of Monday, Oct. 31, after a deputy discovered the man hunting on state-owned property near the Lincoln Hills School. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind hunters of the consequences of hunting on private and state-owned property without proper authorization.
On the evening of Thursday, Oct. 3, deputies took a man, 36, from Glenwood City, Wis., into custody following a vehicle check in the Town of Scott. After receiving information of an unknown vehicle parked at a residence, deputies responded and found the man asleep in the vehicle. During contact with the man, deputies learned his driver’s license had been revoked and he had driven to the residence after consuming alcoholic beverages. He was found to be armed with two knives and had multiple warrants for his arrest from three different counties. As a result, the man faces charges of 2nd offense-operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, 2nd offense-operating a motor vehicle after revocation and carrying a concealed weapon.
A Merrill woman, 20, sustained non-life threatening injuries as a result of one-vehicle crash in the Town of Pine River, on the afternoon of Saturday, Nov. 5. The vehicle the woman was driving was eastbound on State Rd. 64 before it went off the road and struck the embankment. The woman was later transported by ambulance to a local hospital. Deputies do not believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.
22 motorists reported striking deer this past week. On the evening of Saturday, Nov. 5, a motorist reported striking a bear on U.S. Hwy. 51 near Tomahawk.