Lincoln County Sheriff’s reports
A 53-year-old Tomahawk woman was arrested Monday evening after a 911 call was received reporting a wrong way driver on US Hwy. 51. When deputies arrived in the area they found a vehicle traveling north in the southbound lanes. The woman was arrested on a felony fourth offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
Snow on Thursday caused issues on county roadways. As a result of one crash, a 23-year-old Rhinelander man was arrested on a warrant charge. A check showed the man was wanted by the Oneida County Sheriff for contempt of court.
The Town of Pine River Fire Department along with a deputy responded Thursday evening after a fire started in a grain bin in the 1800 block of State Rd. 17. The fire appeared to have started in the lower part of the grain bin and required firefighters to empty the bin to extinguish the fire.
A 47-year-old Gleason man was arrested Friday night for violating the terms of his probation. A deputy stopped the vehicle the man was driving and a check showed the man’s driver’s license was revoked. As part of the man’s parole rules for a felony drunk driving offense, he was not allowed to drive without a valid driver’s license.
An 18-year-old Merrill man was arrested Saturday afternoon on a warrant charge. The man was located at a residence and taken into custody around 4 p.m. The man had a warrant issued after he failed to appear in Lincoln County Court on a misdemeanor drug charge.
A 21-year-old Merrill man was arrested Sunday morning for violating terms of his probation. The man was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped on County Rd. H. A check showed he had been drinking in violation of his probation rules.
Town of Russell firefighters along with deputies responded to a reported structure fire Sunday afternoon in the Town of Birch on Railway Street. The fire appeared to be electrical in nature and no severe damage was reported.
Twenty two people reported striking deer this past week.