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July 17, 2013:  Daily News Release

The following incidents occurred on July 16, 2013:

M/V Crash:

At 6:37 AM, Deputies responded to N5800 STH 69, Washington Township, for a car vs. deer crash. Megan L. Rice, 29, of New Glarus, was southbound on STH 69 when a deer entered the roadway and collided with her vehicle. Rice and a passenger were both wearing safety belts and were uninjured. The vehicle sustained moderate damage without airbag deployment. The vehicle was driven from the scene.

OWI Arrest:

At 12:20 PM, Deputies stopped a vehicle on STH 69, near Dinges Road, Clarno Township, after a driving complaint on the vehicle was called into the Sheriff's Department. Investigation resulted with Jason D. Benfer, 41, of Monroe, being arrested for Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated-1st Offense. Benfer was also cited for Operating While Suspended, Open Intoxicants in a Vehicle, and Failing to Yield to an Emergency Vehicle.

Warrant Arrest:

At 12:27 PM, Deputies responded to the Probation and Parole Office, located at the Justice Center in Monroe. Harley G. Tarkenton, 26, of Evansville, was taken into custody on a probation hold. He was jailed pending court.

Warrant Arrest:

At 1:53 PM, Deputies responded to the Justice Center in Monroe for a subject that had warrants out for his arrest. Donald G. Bornemeier, 33, of Monroe, was arrested on warrants for Felony Bail Jumping and two warrants for Failing to Pay Child Support. He was jailed pending court.

Traffic Arrest:

At 10:32 PM, Deputies stopped a vehicle for a traffic infraction in the N5500 block of STH 69, Washington Township. Craig R. Kennison, 20, of Monroe, was cited for Operating While Suspended and Speeding. He was released pending court.

Deputy Andrew T. Kulas #17

“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”.

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