January 19, 2016: Daily News Release
The following incidents occurred on January 18, 2016:
Motor Vehicle Crash:
At 5:20 AM, Deputies responded to a motor vehicle crash in the W1300 block of CTH C, Town of Brooklyn. Linda M. Keppen, 51, of Monticello, was going eastbound on CTH C when a deer entered the roadway and collided with her vehicle. Keppen was not injured in the crash and was wearing her seat belt. The air bags did not deploy. There was moderate damage to her truck and she drove it from the scene.
Motor Vehicle Crash / Traffic Citations:
At 4:17 PM, Deputies responded to the W1000 block of Amidon Road, Town of Brooklyn, for a report of a motor vehicle crash. A vehicle operated by Benjamin M. Pawlowski, 22, of Janesville, was turning southbound on Amidon Road from STH 92 at a high rapid rate of speed. Pawlowski lost control of his vehicle and struck a stopped vehicle waiting at the STH 92 and Amidon Road stop sign. The second vehicle was operated by Donna J. Tofte, 52, of Evansville. Both parties reported wearing their seatbelts, with no airbag deployment. Pawlowski's vehicle sustained minor front-end damage. Tofte's vehicle sustained moderate front-end damage. Tofte's vehicle was removed by the operator. Pawlowski's vehicle was removed by a valid driver. Pawlowski was cited for Operate without a Valid Driver’s License, Non-registration of Auto and Failure to Maintain Control. Pawlowski was released pending court.
At 6:07 PM, Deputies arrested Ricky S. Coplien, 30, of Brodhead, on a Green County Warrant for Failure to Pay Fine in the City of Brodhead. Coplien was transported to the Green County Jail where he later posted bond and was released.
Patrol Sergeant Robert A. Werren Sr.