December 20, 2013: Daily News Release
The following incidents occurred on December 19, 2013:
Operate Under the Influence:
At 6:54 A.M., Deputies located a vehicle stopped on the road on CTH T, south of Halfway Tree Road, Town of Spring Grove. It was discovered Steven J. Savage, age 61, of Davis, IL, ran out of fuel while on his way home. Following an investigation, Savage was arrested for First Offense Operating While Under the Influence of an alcoholic beverage and Operating with a Prohibited Alcohol Concentration greater than .15%. He was released to a responsible party pending court.
At 7:03 A.M., Deputies responded to a two-vehicle crash that occurred on Five Corner Road, just south of Samson Road, Town of Jefferson. Investigation revealed Krystal L. Zahradka, age 37, of rural Monroe, was watching her children get on their school bus when she traveled too far to the left and side-swiped another vehicle. The second vehicle, operated southbound by Ethan J. Adkins, age 19, of rural Monroe, crested the hill on Five Corner Road and the two vehicles collided. No injuries were reported and both were wearing their seat belts. The airbags did not deploy in the crash. The vehicles sustained minor driver-side damage. Zahradka was able to drive the vehicle from the scene. Adkins’ vehicle was towed due to damage.
At 8:31 A.M., Deputies responded to a vehicle vs. guardrail crash in the N4900 block of CTH N, Town of Washington. The driver fled the scene, but was later identified as Robert P. Bennett, age 25, of rural Monticello. Investigation revealed that at approximately 10:30 P.M. on 12-19-13, Bennett reported he struck a deer, lost control on the snow-covered roadway and collided with the guardrail. Bennett’s vehicle suffered severe damage. Bennett fled the scene. He reported he was not injured, was wearing proper safety restraints, and there was no airbag deployment. Citations are pending.
At 6:33 P.M., Deputies arrested Jessica D. Cobb, age 36, of rural Browntown, at her residence in the Town of Jordan, on a warrant issued by the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department for Failure to Pay a Fine. She was incarcerated at the Green County Jail.
Vehicles in the Ditch:
Deputies responded to eight vehicles in the ditch throughout Green County. In each instance, no injuries or damages were reported.
GCSD Patrol Deputy Betsy A. Krantz #11
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