July 08, 2013: Daily News Release
The following incidents occurred on July 7, 2013:
At 10:11 A.M., Deputies responded to investigate a report of a road rage type incident that occurred on STH 11, near Hartwig Road, Town of Sylvester. John M. Hiertz, age 49, of Brodhead, reportedly stopped his vehicle in the westbound lane of traffic twice; then, confronted the driver of the vehicle behind him as he felt the driver had been tailgating. Hiertz then allegedly yelled obscenities at the other driver in front of a six-year-old child. Hiertz was cited for Disorderly Conduct and released pending court.
At 9:32 P.M., Deputies stopped William R. Romanski, age 20, of Brodhead, for a violation on STH 69 at Hefty Road, Town of Washington. As a result of the stop, Romanski will be cited for Operating After Suspension, Non-Registration of Vehicle, and Operating Without Headlamps During Hours of Darkness.
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”.