Wilton man faces alcohol-related charges

Posted June 25, 2014 at 6:52 pm

Jeremy Cunitz, 32, of Wilton was charged in Monroe County Court on June 5 with four counts, including operating under the influence (fourth offense), speeding, operating without a valid license and a passenger in the vehicle drinking open intoxicants,

Cunitz was released on a $5,000 signature bond and ordered not to consume or possess of alcohol and not enter taverns, bars or liquor stores for any purpose. He may work at The Place in Norwalk, but must leave immediately when his shift is done. A pre-trial conference is slated for July 14 in Monroe County Court.

    Vernon County Sheriff's Report for June 16–23

    Tuesday, June 17: Joshua Quario of Hillsboro hit a deer with his motorcycle on Briskey Road in the town of Hillsboro. Quario, who had been not wearing a helmet, sustained non-life-threatening head injuries and was transported by Hillsboro Ambulance Service to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Hillsboro.

    Thursday, June 19: Jean Young of Westby lost control of her vehicle on a curve of Dodson Hollow Road in the town of Coon, going off the road and overturning into a tree. She reported no injuries.


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    Woman injured in town of Wilton accident

    One person sustained injuries in a two-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in the town of Wilton, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department.

    Mildred M. Jones, 68, of rural Wilton was westbound on County Highway A when she stopped at a stop sign at the intersection with Highway 131. She then proceeded to cross Highway 131 as Walter H. Taylor, 50, was driving a pickup truck southbound on Highway 131. Taylor, who was pulling a trailer, tried to avoid Jones’ vehicle, but the two collided.

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    Vernon County Sheriff's Report for June 9–16

    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

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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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