February 16, 2014: Daily News Release
The following incidents occurred February 15, 2014:
At 7:45 p.m., Deputies checked on a motor vehicle in the ditch in the W5400 block of STH 11, in the City of Monroe. The driver, Aaron Lopez Lopez, 26, Beloit, was cited for Operate without a Valid Driver’s License. Lopez was released pending court
Motor Vehicle Crash:
At 9:11 p.m., Deputies responded to the N9300 block of STH 69, near Old Madison Road, in New Glarus Township, for a motor vehicle crash. Gavin D. Klosterman, 21, of Monticello, was southbound on STH 69 when a deer collided with his vehicle. Klosterman and his passenger were properly restrained and uninjured. The vehicle sustained moderate damage, no airbag deployment, and was driven from the scene.
Follow Up Investigation, Motor Vehicle Crash:
Additional information was obtained in reference to a crash that occurred on February 1, 2014. It had been reported that Tammy Herrington, 41, South Wayne, had been the operator in that crash. It was determined that two additional occupants were in the vehicle at the time of the crash - those being Jamie A. Baxter, 30, Monroe, and a 4-year-old child. Baxter was the vehicle operator and fled the scene to avoid being arrested for arrest warrants at the time of the incident.
Stemming from the newly received information, Baxter was cited for Failure to Maintain Control, Operate without Vehicle Insurance, Operate with a Suspended Driver’s License (4th or Greater Offense), and Failure to Notify Law Enforcement of Motor Vehicle Crash. Baxter remains in jail on un-related charges.
Tammy Herrington, and Jerry R. Davis, 40, South Wayne, were subsequently cited for Obstruction after providing misleading Information to police during the initial crash investigation. Davis was also arrested on a Department of Corrections Probation Warrant and jailed. Herrington was released pending court.
Sgt. Robert A. Werren Sr.