Vernon County Sheriff's Report for June 9–16

Posted June 18, 2014 at 4:41 pm

Thursday, June 12: A tackle box was found at Jersey Valley Lake and turned over to the sheriff’s office.

Friday, June 13: Russell Miller of Janesville stopped at the intersection of Wemmer Hollow Road and County Highway D in the town of Webster. He checked his cell phone, and then pulled out in front of a motorcycle driven by Aaron Burrell of La Crosse. Wearing a helmet, Burrell suffered minor injuries.

Friday, June 13: Monte Mabb of Stoddard was driving north on Little Ridge Road in the town of Whitestown. He drove around a curve, went left of center, and struck a vehicle driven by Melissa Abben of Cashton. No injuries were reported.

Monday, June 16: A burglary occurred at Dell United Methodist Church in the town of Clinton. It is unknown at the time of this report what was stolen.

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Sixteen car/deer crashes were reported last week:

• Krista Boardman of De Soto, on Highway 35,

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    Hillsboro man injured in motorcycle crash

    A Hillsboro man sustained non-life-threatening injuries Tuesday evening after he struck a deer with his motorcycle, according to the Vernon County Sheriff’s Department.

    Joshua R. Quario, 24, was northbound on Briskey Road, about one-fourth mile of Highway 33, in the town of Hillsboro, when he hit the deer. His motorcycle then skidded on the roadway.

    Quario was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Hillsboro.

    Quario was not wearing a helmet at the time

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    Vernon County Sheriff's Report for June 2–8

    Monday, June 2: In the town of Franklin, Samuel Colburn of Viroqua attempted to turn right onto a private driveway on Belgium Ridge Road while Lisa Briant of Viroqua attempted to leave the private driveway. No injuries were reported in the ensuing crash.

    Friday, June 6: Matthew Heisz of Hillsboro attempted to pass a John Deere tractor driven by Enos Yoder of Wonewoc, who was making a left-hand turn. No injuries were reported in the subsequent crash.

    Saturday, June 7: Multiple vehicles in Stoddard were

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    Ontario Police Chief: Drivers need to slow down in, near village

    Ontario Police Chief Matt Hoskins said this week that he had recently received many speeding complaints, and he’s asking people to be mindful of posted limits.

    Drivers on Park and South streets have been causing the most problems, he noted.

    In all over the past few weeks, Hoskins has issued three citations for 34-plus miles over the limit, two citations for 20-plus miles over the limit, and three citations for

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    Vernon County issues 48 seatbelt citations

    During last week’s Click or Ticket campaign, Vernon County Sheriff’s Office deputies issued 48 tickets for failure to fasten seatbelts.

    In addition, during the Click It or Ticket intensified safety-belt enforcement period, officers issued citations and made arrests during traffic stops for the following:

    • Forty-eight seatbelt violations

    • Twenty-five speeding violations

    • One drunken-driving arrest

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    Vernon County Sheriff's Report for May 26 to June 1

    Wednesday, May 28: Derek Foley of Ellsworth, Wis., hit a deer on County Highway N in the town of Sterling, totaling his motorcycle. Wearing head protection, Foley suffered minor injuries.

    Thursday, May 29: Victor Jaynes of La Farge lost control of his vehicle when he swerved to avoid a deer on E. Bloomingdale Road in the town of Clinton, going off the road and striking a tree. He did not report injuries in the crash.

    Thursday, May 29: Peter Treige of Platteville, Wis., backed into

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    Vernon County Sheriff's Report for May 19–26

    Monday, May 19: A tackle box was found at Sidie Hollow Park and turned over to the sheriff’s office.

    Thursday, May 22: Summer Scott of Kendall was southbound on White Hollow Road in the town of Whitestown when she lost control on a corner, crossed the oncoming traffic lane, went into the ditch and stopped between two trees. She reported injuries, and her car was totaled. A private party took Scott to Vernon Memorial Hospital in Viroqua.

    Thursday, May 22: Jesse Schick of Hillsboro lost

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    Ontario Police Report

    The following were found guilty in Regional Centers Municipal Court on May 19. The Ontario Police Department had issued the citations.

    • Rodney Swenson of Ontario — trespass into dwelling

    • Steven Walker of Wonewoc — exhibition of power/speeding

    • Cody Urban of Hillsboro — speeding (20-plus mph over limit)

    • Jorden Sitze of Ontario — 1) operating vehicle while revoked, seventh offense; and 2) operating

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    Vernon County Sheriff's Report for May 12–18

    Wednesday, May 14: A summer home in the town of Hillsboro had been burglarized over the winter. Wiring had been stripped, and some items had been stolen.

    Wednesday, May 14: Steven Liles of La Farge swerved to miss a deer on County Highway D in the town of Webster. His vehicle crossed the oncoming traffic lane, went off the road, rolled through a fence, and came to rest on its wheels. He reported no injuries in the crash.

    Saturday, May 17: At the Ontario

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    Vernon County Sheriff's Report for May 5–11

    Monday, May 5: Kevin Munson of Hillsboro swerved to avoid a turkey on Ridge Road in the town of Hillsboro. He went into the road ditch, causing both airbags to deploy. Munson suffered minor injuries from the air bag.

    Tuesday, May 6: Katelyn Burke of Westby was backing up on private property on East Smith Road in the town of Viroqua when she struck a legally parked vehicle belonging to Patricia Allen of Viroqua. No injuries occurred.

    Tuesday, May 6: Ace Fawcett of La Farge was northbound when he lost control of his vehicle on a curve of Cut Off Road in the town of

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