Lincoln County Sheriff’s Report: Jan. 10, 2023

As reported by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday, Jan. 10:

A Tomahawk man, 42, was cited for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated following a traffic stop in the Town of Bradley, on Sunday, Jan. 8. A deputy on patrol stopped the vehicle near the intersection of U.S. Hwy. 8 and County Rd. Y, after observing the vehicle travelling 75 MPH in a 55 MPH speed zone. Upon contact with the driver, the deputy noted the odor of intoxicating beverages about the man’s person. Following roadside field sobriety testing, the man was taken into custody, cited and later released to a responsible party.

A Wausau woman, 26, was taken into custody on drug charges following a traffic stop in the Town of Pine River on Tuesday, Jan. 3. A deputy on patrol stopped the vehicle the woman was traveling in on County Rd. W just south of the City of Merrill. Following a consent search, methamphetamine was located in the woman’s purse. As a result, she was placed under arrest and transported to the Lincoln County Jail on felony charges of possession of methamphetamine and possession of methamphetamine related paraphernalia.

Six motorists reported striking deer this past week, down from eight the week before.

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