May 13, 2016: Daily News Release
The following incidents occurred on May 12, 2016:
At 3:09 PM, Deputies responded to a business in the N6400 Block of CTH N, in the Town of Washington, for a report of a subject driving a dirt bike recklessly and taunting a driver of a vehicle. The driver of the dirt bike went to the business and created a disturbance. The driver of the dirt bike was identified as Benjamin P. Affrunti, 40, of Monticello. Affrunti left the business, but returned and caused a second disturbance. Affrunti was arrested on two counts of Disorderly Conduct. Affrunti was posted bond and was released pending court. Affrunti was also cited for Reckless Driving and Operate without Insurance.
Motor Vehicle Crash:
At 6:47 AM, Deputies investigated a motor vehicle crash in the City of Monroe at the intersection of 13th Avenue and 19th Street. A Monroe Police marked squad car driven by Brent R. Krebs, 26, Monroe, was going southbound on 13th Avenue when he stopped for the stop sign at 19th Street. Officer Krebs stated he did not see any traffic on 19th Street, so he started to pull into the intersection when he observed a motorcycle going eastbound on 19th Street. Officer Krebs stopped and the motorcycle, driven by William E. Klein, 56, Monroe, collided with the front of the squad car. Officer Krebs was not injured and was wearing a seatbelt. There was no airbag deployment. The squad car received very minor damage. Klein was wearing a helmet and visor. Klein received injuries and declined medical treatment at the scene. Klein’s motorcycle received minor damage. Both vehicles were driven from the scene.
Patrol Sergeant Robert A. Werren Sr.