June 13, 2013: Daily News Release
The following incidents occurred on June 12, 2013:
Farming Implement Crash:
At 10:48 A.M., Deputies responded to a tractor and chopper box in the ditch in the N3500 block of Hiawatha Road, Town of Jordan. Investigation revealed that a 14-year-old male was operating a 2006 New Holland T6050 Tractor, pulling approximately 15 tons of silage in a chopper box. The operator was northbound on Hiawatha Road when the chopper box began to fishtail for over 550 feet before leaving the west side of the road. The tractor and chopper box then went down steep embankment, which caused the chopper box to overturn onto its side. The tractor did not overturn. The operator was wearing the safety lap belt and was not injured. The chopper box sustained severe damage and the tractor sustained minor damage. The unit was removed from the scene by a tow service.
At 2:57 P.M., Deputies responded to a disturbance in the W4100 block of CTH W, Town of Exeter. Investigation into the incident resulted in the arrest of Thomas A. McLean, age 25, of New Glarus, on a warrant issued by the Wisconsin Department of Corrections. McLean was also cited for Trespassing. He was incarcerated at the Green County Jail.
At 4:06 P.M., a Deputy responded to a motor vehicle crash in the N5700 block of STH 69, Town of Washington. A vehicle driven by David A. Oblinger, age 52, of Belvidere, IL, was northbound when he struck an object lying on the road. The occupants were not injured and were wearing seatbelts. There was no airbag deployment. The owner contacted a tow service to change the tire and then the vehicle was driven from the scene. The vehicle received minor damage.
At 7:36 A.M., a Deputy stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation on 18th Avenue, at STH 11/81, in the City of Monroe. The driver, Mariah L. Beck, age 22, of Edgerton, was cited for Operating While Suspended and released 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”.