August 20, 2013: Daily News Release
The following incidents occurred on August 19, 2013:
At 9:48 A.M., Deputies were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of CTH T and Halfway Tree Road, Town of Spring Grove. Investigation revealed William S. Knight, age 65, of Brodhead, was traveling north on CTH T and was preparing to turn west onto Halfway Tree Road when a northbound pickup truck, driven by John H. Binko, age 59, of Beloit, attempted to pass Knight's vehicle on the left. Binko saw that Knight was starting to turn onto Halfway Tree Road and swerved around Knight's vehicle, missing it. Binko's vehicle entered the north side of Halfway Tree Road and struck a ditch. Binko reported injuries, but refused medical treatment at the scene. Binko was wearing a seat belt and no air bags were deployed in his vehicle. Binko's pickup truck sustained moderate damage and was driven from the scene. Knight was not injured in the incident and there was no damage to his vehicle.
At 2:00 P.M., Deputies stopped a vehicle on STH 59 at Towns Road, Town of Sylvester. Nathan S. Reichling, age 32, of Albany, was arrested on a warrant issued by the Wisconsin Department of Corrections. He was also booked on charges of Felony Fleeing, Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Owner’s Consent, Obstructing and Reckless Endangerment. Those charges stem from August 17, 2013 when Deputies attempted to stop Reichling in the Village of Albany. Reichling had been wanted by another county for charges. He failed to stop for Green County Deputies, extinguished the vehicle’s lights, crashed into a ditch, and fled on foot. Reichling was incarcerated at the Green County Jail.
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”.