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  • Police Seek Help in Elk Death Monday, September 16, 2019 - The Sawyer County Sheriff's Department is asking the publics for help in finding out who shot an elk illegally on Saturday morning.  The Elk was shot near the road side of State Highway 77 and Forest Road 174 in Sawyer County.  If you were passing through the area on Saturday and noticed anything unusual or if you have any information regarding this incident please call the Wisconsin DNR at 1-800-847-9367.
    Posted by Michael Duncan
  • Car Crash and Stabbing May Be Connected UPDATED - Friday, September 13, 2019 - A car crash west of Barron and a stabbing in Cameron appear to be connected.  At 5:47 a.m. Thursday, the Barron County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call of a car vs dump truck crash on Hwy 8 just west of Barron. Initial investigation shows a car driven by 21-year old Eldon Jackson, of Cameron, crossed the center line and struck a dump truck driven by 52-year old Robert Tourville, of Prairie Farm. Jackson was pronounced dead at the scene and Tourville was transported to the Mayo Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Hwy 8 was closed for over four hours while  the crash was being reconstructed by the Wisconsin ...
    Posted by Michael Duncan
  • Fatal Stabbing in Cameron Police are investigating a stabbing death in Cameron in Barron County. The death was reported just before 11am Thursday in the 800 block of South Limits Avenue where police found a woman deceased. Authorities don't believe there is any threat to the public. The victim's name has not been released and Cameron police, along with the Barron County Sheriff's Department are investigating the incident.
    Posted Sep 13, 2019, 5:32 AM by Michael Duncan
  • Rusk County Man Competent to Stand Trial Friday, September 13, 2019 - A Rusk County homicide suspect has been deemed competent to stand trial.  32-year-old Preston Kraft appeared in Rusk County court yesterday where he said he believes he did not have proper counsel and wants a new lawyer, judge and change of venue. Kraft faces charges of 1st degree intentional homicide in the death of Robert Petit who was shot in his driveway last year.
    Posted Sep 13, 2019, 4:50 AM by Michael Duncan
  • Rice Lake Man Sentenced for Sex Crimes  Friday, September 13, 2019 - A Rice Lake man was sentenced in court Wednesday after an undercover sting showed he had attempted child sex crimes.Court documents show 47-year-old Douglass Wiseman will serve four years in prison and six years of extended supervision, with credit for 165 days jail served.According to the criminal complaint, Wiseman communicated with who he thought was a 15-year-old boy, on a dating app and through text message last year. Wiseman agreed to meet up with who he was expecting to be the 15-year-old and a friend. When Wiseman arrived in the parking lot of an apartment complex, he was arrested by officers with the Rice Lake Police Department.
    Posted Sep 13, 2019, 4:48 AM by Michael Duncan
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