Lincoln County Sheriff’s reports
A 29-year-old Merrill man was arrested Monday morning on a warrant charge. The man appeared at the Lincoln County Court on a criminal matter but a check showed he was wanted for failing to pay child support.
A 32-year-old Irma man was arrested Monday evening for violating the terms of his probation. Deputies took the man into custody after he rolled a vehicle over on South End Road in the Town of Merrill. The man had been drinking in violation of his probation rules.
37-year-old Tomahawk woman was taken into custody Friday evening after a traffic stop in the Town of Scott. The woman was stopped based on a complaint about her driving. The K9 Nina was deployed on the vehicle and she indicated it contained drugs. Deputies found a substance which later tested positive for methamphetamine. The woman was cited for operating without insurance, operating without a driver’s license and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of a controlled substance. The drug charges will be referred to the district attorney.
A 34-year-old Merrill man was arrested Friday evening on a criminal traffic charge. A deputy found a vehicle in the ditch on State Rd. 107 north of County Rd. J at 8:35 p.m. The driver showed signs of impairment and after field sobriety tests was arrested for a second offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
A 58-year-old Schofield man was arrested Saturday evening on a felony traffic offense. A deputy stopped the vehicle the man was operating on State Rd. 86 at 7 p.m. The man showed signs of impairment and after field sobriety tests he was arrested for a fourth offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
A 28-year-old Merrill man was cited for operating a UTV while intoxicated and arrested on a criminal charge of obstructing Sunday morning.
A 37-year-old Gleason man was arrested Sunday morning for violating the terms of his probation. Deputies went to the man’s home after his electronic monitoring equipment showed he had been drinking.
The number of car deer crashes remains high with 11 being reported this past week. A Minocqua woman struck and killed an eagle Thursday afternoon on US Hwy. 51 near County Rd. K in the Town of Merrill.