May 15, 2013: Daily News Release
The following incidents occurred on May 14, 2013:
At 1:11 p.m., Tiny Rivers, 44, Mt Horeb, reported she was negotiating a curve on STH 39, east of Tyvand, when she met an unidentified farm implement traveling west. Rivers stated the implement was partially in her lane, so she swerved to avoid a collision and went off the north side of the roadway, colliding with the ditch. Rivers' vehicle sustained minor damage. Rivers was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and was uninjured. (No airbag deployment). Rivers drove the vehicle from the scene. The farm implement remains unidentified.
At 1:41 p.m., Deputies arrested Benjamin M. Hale, 33, Monroe, on an Arrest Warrant issued by Lafayette County for Failure to Pay Child Support at the Pleasant View Complex. Hale was incarcerated.
At 8:39 p.m., Deputies were dispatched to the N7500 block of STH 69, New Glarus Township, for a car vs. deer accident. Investigation found that a vehicle operated by Deanne L. Miller, 62, of New Glarus, was traveling north on STH 69 when a deer entered the roadway. Miller was not able to avoid striking the deer. Miller and her passenger were not injured and were wearing their seatbelts. There was no airbag deployment in the vehicle. The vehicle sustained moderate front-end damage and was driven from the scene by Miller.
Planting materials for soybeans were found on a roadway in the Town of Clarno. The owner can contact the Sheriff’s Department to claim these items.
Patrol Sgt. Robert A. Werren Sr. #8
“Pursuant to the directive of the WI Supreme Court, Trial Publicity, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty”.