Same handgun leads to two arrests
A 26-year-old Tomahawk man is in the Lincoln County Jail after an incident on Friday morning involving a firearm.
Just after 9 a.m., a woman called the Sheriff’s Office and reported she was concerned for the subject’s welfare as he had gotten into an argument earlier that morning at a home in the 7000 block of State Road 86 in the Town of Tomahawk. The caller stated during the argument the subject fired a pistol.
Deputies became aware that the subject involved is a convicted felon and was on supervision through the Wisconsin Department of Corrections. Attempts to reach the subject at the home were unsuccessful leading to the deployment of the Special Response Team. After numerous attempts by negotiators to contact the man failed, the Oneida County Rescue Vehicle went to the home and deputies were able to make contact with the man who voluntarily came outside and surrendered. He was brought to the Lincoln County Jail where he was booked on charges of felon being in possession of a firearm, first degree recklessly endangering safety, felony bail jumping and probation violation.
On Saturday, a 23-year-old Tomahawk woman was arrested on a charge of negligent handling of a dangerous weapon after it was learned she had pointed the same gun at a woman at the home the night before. She was able to post a cash bond and was released from jail Saturday evening.