Vernon County Sheriff's Report for Sept. 29 to Oct. 5

Posted October 8, 2014 at 5:00 pm

Monday, Sept. 29: John Schoenemann of Soldiers Grove, Wis., lost control of his vehicle on a straight stretch of Highway 56 in the town of Liberty. He went into the ditch, striking trees and a concrete culvert and sustaining minor injuries. The sheriff’s office had received several calls expressing concern about Schoenemann’s driving.

Monday, Sept. 29: Marcus Stalsberg of Ferryville, Wis., was northbound on Weber Road in the town of Sterling. He crossed into oncoming traffic lane and struck head on a tractor driven by Dennis Zitzner of De Soto. Both parties complained of minor injuries.

Tuesday, Sept. 30: Alvin Garvin of Texas was westbound on Highway 14 in Readstown when a car driven by Daniel Marshall of Marshfield, Wis., pulled out in front of him. Garvin was unable to stop in time and hit

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    Monroe County officer helps woman escape submerged vehicle

    Monroe County Deputy David Sundvall freed a woman from a submerged vehicle Monday morning near the boundary of Monroe and Juneau counties, according to Juneau County police.

    At 10:42 a.m., the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a woman saying that her vehicle was in the water and she could not get out. The caller did not know her exact location, but gave a general area of south of Highway 21, near Second Avenue.

    Juneau County Dispatch requested assistance from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, and a

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    Vernon County Sheriff's Report for Sept. 8–14

    Friday, Sept. 12: As Dennis McNeal of Decorah, Iowa, attempted to turn left from Highway 35 to Zitzner Road in the town of Wheatland, Roland Brandau of Tomah tried to pass him. No injuries occurred in the ensuing crash between the McNeal van and the Brandau semi.

    Saturday, Sept. 13: The Blackhawk Park manager reported that the sign for Blackhawk Park, which is in the town of Wheatland, had been stolen again.

    Saturday, Sept. 13: A homeowner on Highway 56 in the town of Jefferson

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    Vernon County Sheriff's Report for Sept. 1–7

    Wednesday, Sept. 3: Victor Johnson of Westby struck Viroqua resident Jessica Iwan’s legally parked vehicle at Sidie Hollow Park. No injuries occurred.

    Thursday, Sept. 4: Zachary Ames of La Crosse swerved to miss a deer on County Highway K in the town of Bergen. He went off the road, over an embankment and rolled over. No injuries were reported.

    Saturday, Sept. 6: Elisabeth Moore of Minneapolis lost control of her motorcycle on a curve of Highway 162 in the town of Bergen. She went off

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    Vernon County Sheriff's Report for Aug. 27 to Sept. 1

    Wednesday, Aug. 27: Michael Sosinsky lost control of his vehicle on a curve of St. Johns Avenue in the town of Union. He went off the road and struck a tree, but no injuries were reported.

    Wednesday, Aug. 27: As Gloria DeFlorian of Genoa was making a U-turn at Main and Parrish streets in Genoa, she pulled out in front of a vehicle driven by Andrea Parins of Genoa. No injuries occurred in the ensuing crash.

    Thursday, Aug. 28: Chauncey Leffler of Prairie du Chien,

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    Ontario Police Report

    The following is the Regional Centers Municipal Court docket for July 28 and Aug. 25. All were found guilty.

    • Davis Dobbs of Ontario — trespassing

    • Tena Hammond of Kendall — operating motor vehicle while intoxicated (blood alcohol content .16)

    • Brian Olson of Kendall — open intoxicants/beer in vehicle and possession of drug paraphernalia

    • James Stanley of La Farge —

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    Vernon County Sheriff's Report for Aug. 18–25

    Monday, Aug. 18: Aluminum wire, window frames and other assorted recyclable aluminum items were stolen from the Town of Stark building, Corps Road, La Farge.

    Wednesday, Aug. 20: While attending LarryFest in the town of Wheatland, Kristin Piotrowski reported that a gray and black backpack had been stolen from her vehicle. Her wallet was in her backpack, along with schoolwork and medications.

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    Two reportable car/deer crashes were reported last week:

    • Michelle Heitman of Viola, on Highway 131, town of Stark

    • Cynthia Hanson of Viroqua, on Lovaas Ridge Road, town of Christiana

    Vernon County Sheriff's Report for Aug. 11–17

    Monday, Aug. 11: As Amy Adleman of Medford, Wis., backed out of a parking spot at the Stoddard Kwik Trip, she did not see a post and then backed into it. No injuries were reported.

    Thursday, Aug. 14: Janine Hessler of Coon Valley left the Coon Valley Kwik Trip and collided with Coon Valley resident Ralph Frydenlund’s vehicle on Central Avenue (Highway 14). Minor injuries were reported.

    Sunday, Aug. 17: Andrew Wade of Melrose lost control of his vehicle on Highway 56 in the town

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    Ontario man facing domestic-abuse charges

    After his second arrest this year for domestic-abuse-related charges, an Ontario man was taken to Vernon County Jail on Saturday.

    Officers apprehended Nicholas J. Dibbert, 30, of 207 Church St., charging him with domestic abuse/disorderly conduct, false imprisonment and obstruction of a police officer, according to police records.

    In connection with a January incident at 207 Church St., Dibbert was convicted March 31 on domestic abuse/battery and disorderly conduct charges. In that case, he was fined, sentenced to 30 days

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    Vernon County Sheriff's Report for Aug. 4–10

    Tuesday, Aug. 5: Dalton Young of Baraboo, Wis., fell asleep while driving on County Highway WW, going through the intersection and crossing both lanes of Highway 33 in the town of Hillsboro. He then went over the embankment and into the ditch. Neither Young nor his two passengers, who also had been sleeping, were injured. All parties were wearing seatbelts.

    Wednesday, Aug. 6: A concrete statue of the Virgin Mary was stolen from a yard on County Highway F in the town of Hillsboro.

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