January 29, 2014: Daily News Release
The following incidents occurred on January 29, 2014:
At 6:04 A.M., Deputies responded to investigate a two-vehicle crash that occurred at the intersection of Iliff Road. at CTH N, Town of Monroe. Investigation revealed Jeffrey L. Thomm, age 66, of rural Monroe, was eastbound on Iliff Road when he was unable to stop for the stop sign due to the icy road conditions. Thomm slid through the intersection and into the path of a southbound vehicle operated by Todd R. Eicher, age 50, of rural Monticello.
Eicher took evasive action, but was unable to avoid the collision. Both Thomm and Eicher claimed no injuries and were wearing seatbelts. Thomm's vehicle sustained no damage. Eicher's vehicle sustained very minor damage to the rear passenger side. Both vehicles were driven from the scene.
At 7:46 A.M., Deputies responded to the N5400 block of STH 104, Town of Albany, for a motor vehicle crash.
Investigation revealed Carrie B. Benton, age 43, of Brodhead, was northbound on STH 104 when a southbound vehicle reportedly crossed the center line and entered Benton’s lane of travel. Benton took evasive action to avoid a collision. Benton lost control and struck a snow bank on the west side of STH 104. The vehicle sustained moderate, front-right-side damage. Benton was wearing a seatbelt and the airbags did not deploy. Benton reported no injuries and drove the vehicle from the scene. The second vehicle was not located.
At 3:44 P.M., Deputies responded to a residence in the W7100 block of CTH C, Town of Washington, for a disturbance. Investigation into the incident led to the arrest of George W. Norton, age 59, of rural Monticello.
Norton was incarcerated at the Green County Jail for domestic abuse related Disorderly Conduct and on a probation hold.
GCSD Patrol Deputy Betsy A. Krantz #11