January 09, 2016:  Daily News Release

The following incidents occurred on January 8, 2016:


Motor Vehicle Crash:

At 5:31 AM, Jeremy A. Grigsby, 32, Davis, IL, was traveling westbound on CTH K, in the W3500 Block (Town of Jefferson), when he collided with a deer in the roadway.  There was no injury, seatbelt was used, there was moderate vehicle damage and no airbag deployment.  The vehicle was towed from the scene.


Motor Vehicle Crash:

At 6:29 AM, Deputies responded to STH 69 & CTH NN, in the Town of New Glarus, for a motor vehicle crash. Douglas N. Wolfrom, 32, of Lena, IL, was northbound when a deer entered the roadway and collided with his vehicle. The vehicle sustained moderate damage without airbag deployment. Wolfrom advised he was wearing his safety belt and was uninjured.  The vehicle was driven from the scene.  


Motor Vehicle Crash:

At 9:10 AM, Deputies investigated a motor vehicle crash in the N3000 Block of 14th Avenue, in the City of Monroe. Officer Eric P Wesner, 40, Monroe, was operating a Monroe PD squad car southbound on 14th Avenue when he sideswiped a mailbox.  The police squad car sustained very minor damage to the passenger front corner.  There was no injury, seatbelt was used, there was no airbag deployment, and the vehicle was driven from the scene.


Motor Vehicle Crash:

At 3:45 PM, Deputies responded to the intersection of Melvin Road and Jeffery Road, in the Town of Clarno, for a motor vehicle crash.  Matthew D. Gilberston, 32, of South Wayne, was traveling westbound on Melvin Road when he failed to yield the right of  way from a stop sign to a vehicle traveling southbound on Jeffery Road, which was operated by Chloe B. Schroeder, 17, of Monroe.  Gilberston's vehicle struck Schroeder's vehicle, resulting in moderate damage to both vehicles.  The airbags did not deploy in either vehicle.  Gilbertson reported to be wearing his seat belt and was not injured.  Schroeder reported to be wearing her seat belt and advised that she received injuries, but declined EMS at the scene.  Schroeder's passenger, Nicholas P. Borowitz, 16, of Monroe, also reported wearing his seat belt and advised that he received injuries, but declined EMS at the scene.  Both vehicles were towed from the scene.  Gilbertson was cited for Failure to Yield the Right of Way at a Stop Sign and was released pending court.


Submitted by:


Patrol Sergeant Robert A. Werren Sr.

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