January 29, 2018:  Daily News Release

The following incidents were reported on Sunday, January 28th, 2018:

Traffic Offense / Warrant Arrest:

At 12:58 PM, Green County Deputies stopped a vehicle for operating 83 m.p.h. in the W5300 Block of STH 11, Town of Monroe. The driver was identified as Travis J. Robles, 24, of Beloit. Robles was cited for Speeding and Operating After Suspension. Robles was released with a court date and a valid driver drove from the scene.

During the traffic stop, a passenger in the vehicle was identified as Vernon L. Miller, 23, of Beloit. Miller was arrested on a Rock County Warrant for Failure to Support. Miller was later turned over to Rock County Deputies. 

Motor Vehicle Crash with Injuries / Operating While Impaired:

 At 2:57 PM, Green County Deputies, along with other emergency response units, responded to a two-vehicle crash on State Hwy. 81, at County Hwy T, Town of Spring Grove.  Investigation revealed that a vehicle, operated by Colton P. Van Marter, 21, of Beloit, was southbound on CTH T.  Van Marter failed to stop at the stop sign and traveled into the path of an eastbound vehicle.  The eastbound vehicle was operated by Robin M. Smith, 52, of Beloit.

Smith's vehicle collided with the front passenger side of Van Marter's vehicle.  Van Marter's vehicle entered the ditch, collided with a sign post, and then traveled a distance into a field.  Smith's vehicle entered the ditch and came to a rest.  Smith sustained injuries; her seatbelt was used and the airbag deployed.  Smith was transported by ambulance to a local hospital.  Smith's vehicle sustained severe front-end damage and was towed from the scene.

Van Marter sustained injuries and was flown to a hospital.  Van Marter was not wearing his seatbelt and his airbags deployed.  Van Marter's vehicle sustained severe passenger-side damage and was towed from the scene.

As a result of the investigation, Van Marter was cited for Operating a Motor Vehicle Intoxicated, Causing Injury-2nd Offense, Fail to Stop at a Stop Sign, Operating While Revoked, Operating a Motor Vehicle with No Insurance and Failure to Wear Seatbelt.  He was released pending court.

Agencies assisting at the scene were Orfordville EMS, Town of Beloit Paramedics, Rock County Sheriff's Office, Brodhead Police, Mercy MD-1, Green County Highway Department,  Brodhead Fire Department and Brodhead EMS.


Patrol Deputy Adam J. Bass #14

Green County Sheriff’s Office

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