June 03, 2013: Daily News Release
The following incident occurred on June 1, 2013:
Traffic Crash / Arrest:
At 11:33 P.M., Deputies, assisted by Belleville Fire, EMS and Police, responded to a one-vehicle crash on STH 92, at CTH W, Town of Exeter. Investigation revealed a vehicle, operated by Trisha E. Patterson, age 43, of Monroe, was westbound on STH 92 when she failed to negotiate a curve. Patterson collided with a road sign, ditch embankment, and traveled through a barb wire fence into a hay field. Patterson then attempted to flee by driving around the hay field two times. Patterson sustained injuries and was transported by EMS. Her seatbelt was used and the airbags deployed. The vehicle sustained moderate damage and was towed from the scene. Patterson was arrested for Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated by Use of Alcohol, Obstructing an Officer, Criminal Damage to Property and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Patterson was cited for Operating Too Fast for Conditions, Hit and Run to Property Adjacent to a Highway and Failure to Notify Law Enforcement of a Crash. She was booked into jail pending release to a responsible party.
The following incident occurred on June 2, 2013:
At 6:03 A.M., Deputies stopped a vehicle for speeding on STH 69, at Gutzmer Road, Town of Mt. Pleasant. The driver, Jeremy D. Artis, age 20, of Winslow, IL, was arrested on two Green County body only warrants for Failure to Pay Fines for Criminal Operating Without a Valid Driver's License. Artis was also cited for Speeding and the criminal traffic offense of Operating Without a Valid Driver's License. Artis was jailed pending court.
GCSD Patrol Deputy Betsy A. Krantz #11
“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”.