May 04, 2013: Daily News Release
The following incidents occurred on May 3, 2013:
At 12:15 a.m., Deputies responded to a motor vehicle crash on CTH M, north of Zimmerman Road, in the Town of Cadiz. Robin L. Jerdee, 28, Browntown, stated she was traveling southbound when a deer ran into the roadway. Jerdee stated she swerved to miss the deer and collided with the end of the guardrail. Her motor vehicle sustained severe damage and was towed from the scene. Jerdee stated she was not injured, seatbelt was used and airbags did deploy.
MVC- Traffic Arrest - Obstruction:
At 2:18 a.m., Deputies spoke to two male subjects walking westbound in the W1400 block of STH 92, Town of Brooklyn. They were identified as Kevin Randell Poulton, age 30, of Brooklyn, and Aaron Bradley Castleberg, age 30, of Brooklyn. It was determined the two subjects had been in a motor vehicle crash, which was located in the 400 block of Main Street, Village of Brooklyn. Investigation revealed Poulton was operating westbound on STH 92/Main Street when he lost control and struck a utility pole on the south side of the roadway, where the vehicle came to rest. Neither subject reported injuries. Seatbelt usage is unknown due to lack of cooperation. The vehicle sustained moderate damage with no airbag deployment. It was towed from the scene. The utility pole was not damaged. Poulton was cited for Operating While Suspended, Too Fast for Conditions and Failure to Notify Police of an Accident. Poulton was jailed on a charge of Obstructing, pending the posting of a cash bond or initial court appearance.
At 10:01 a.m., Deputies, assisted by New Glarus Police Department, responded to a report of a vehicle in the ditch on STH 69, a mile north of the Village limits in New Glarus Township. An investigation found that a vehicle with an unidentified driver was northbound on STH 69 when it lost control, spun out, and entered the ditch along the west side of the highway. The vehicle became stuck in the field. There were no injuries or damage to the vehicle. Two subjects were located near the motor vehicle. They were identified as Martel Demetrius Braxton, 25, of Madison, and Rashon Jamal Howard, 26, of Madison. Braxton and Howard were arrested and jailed for Obstruction. Howard posted bond and was released. Braxton was held on a Department of Corrections warrant. A third subject, identified as Danielle M. Gobel, 22, Belleville, had arrived on scene and will be cited for Operate a Motor Vehicle with a Suspended Driver’s License. Incident remains under investigation.
At 3:17 p.m., an SUV, driven by Barbara L. Gerber, 50, Monroe, had just turned out of a driveway to go eastbound in the W4600 block of Middle Juda Road, in the Town of Exeter, when she observed a vehicle going westbound, that had just crested the hill, start to pass another westbound vehicle. Gerber then drove into the ditch to try to avoid a collision. The passing vehicle, driven by Patrick J. Bergum, 17, Monroe, then tried to brake and swerve, but could not stop in time due to the wet road and grass. The vehicles collided in the south ditch. The occupants were not injured and were wearing seatbelts. There was no airbag deployment. The vehicles received moderate damage and were driven from the scene by the operators.
At 3:44 p.m., Deputies responded to the intersection of STH 81 and CTH T, in the Town of Spring Grove, for a two-vehicle crash. Investigation determined a motor vehicle driven by Andy Amador, 20, of Rockford, IL, was stopped at the stop sign on CTH T, facing south. Amador stated he didn't see any oncoming traffic and proceeded south into the intersection to cross over and continue south on CTH T. An eastbound truck, driven by Conner J Schexnayder, 20, of Winslow, IL, was traveling east on STH 81, approaching the intersection with CTH T. Amador struck the Schexnayder vehicle on the driver’s side, which pushed Schexnayder's vehicle into the southeast ditch, where it came to rest. Amador's vehicle spun around and came to rest, facing to the north, blocking the east lane of STH 81. Both Amador and Schexnayder were wearing their seatbelts and the airbags did not deploy. Amador was not injured and was able to exit his vehicle. Schexnayder received injuries and was transported to the Monroe Clinic Hospital. Both vehicles received severe damage and were towed from the scene by Arn's Towing. Amador will be cited for Failure to Yield to the Right Away.
Patrol Sgt. Robert A. Werren Sr. #8
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