Prison Ordered For Man Convicted In Barron Sex Sting Case Article Image

Prison Ordered For Man Convicted In Barron Sex Sting Case

Undercover officer presented as teenage female and Rust sent messages indicating desire for sexual encounter
Two Sentenced On Stone Lake Drug Bust Case Article Image

Two Sentenced On Stone Lake Drug Bust Case

Law enforcement found drugs and a loaded firearm during the execution of a search warrant
New Child Sexual Assault Charges Filed Against Stone Lake Man Article Image

New Child Sexual Assault Charges Filed Against Stone Lake Man

Offense dates of all the alleged sexual assault charges range from 1992 to 2019
Former Priest Enters Plea On Charges Of Sexually Assaulting Altar Boys Article Image

Former Priest Enters Plea On Charges Of Sexually Assaulting Altar Boys

Erickson spent time at St. Peter’s in Winter, WI and other parishes including Rice Lake
Hayward Man Charged With Ten Counts Of Possession Of Child Pornography Article Image

Hayward Man Charged With Ten Counts Of Possession Of Child Pornography

Criminal Complaint is attached
Driver Leads Police On 26-Mile High-Speed-Chase In Rusk County Article Image

Driver Leads Police On 26-Mile High-Speed-Chase In Rusk County

Chase ended when the subjects vehicle got stuck in a swamp
Second City Of Cornell Employee Sentenced In Misconduct Case Article Image

Second City Of Cornell Employee Sentenced In Misconduct Case

The Court ordered payment of over $2,000 in restitution
Washburn County Pastor Arrested For Suspected Possession Of Child Porn Article Image

Washburn County Pastor Arrested For Suspected Possession Of Child Porn

Jeffrey Vesta, a pastor and former teacher, arrested at his residence in Spooner for suspected possession of child pornography
Grand Jury Indictments From DOJ Western District Of Wisconsin Article Image

Grand Jury Indictments From DOJ Western District Of Wisconsin

Indictments have been brought as part of Project Safe Neighborhoods, program to reduce violent crime
Court Sentences Final Man In Barron County Home Invasions Article Image

Court Sentences Final Man In Barron County Home Invasions

Prison time ordered for 4th man sentenced in Barron County home invasions case
Siren Man Sentenced On Felony OWI Conviction Stemming From Motorcycle Pursuit Article Image

Siren Man Sentenced On Felony OWI Conviction Stemming From Motorcycle Pursuit

Pursuit reached speeds up to 95 before motorcycle crashed
Convicted Sex Offender To Be Released In Polk County Article Image

Convicted Sex Offender To Be Released In Polk County

Fred Wade will be released to the community on 6/4/19
1st Degree Child Sexual Assault Charges Filed Against Man In Sawyer County Article Image

1st Degree Child Sexual Assault Charges Filed Against Man In Sawyer County

Friend of child-victim's family allegedly punched the accused, knocking out 2 of his teeth
Court Sentences Man Charged In Marijuana Grow Bust Article Image

Court Sentences Man Charged In Marijuana Grow Bust

Authorities seized indoor growing equipment, marijuana plants and 871 grams of marijuana
Court Sentences 3rd Person Charged In Birchwood Crime Spree Article Image

Court Sentences 3rd Person Charged In Birchwood Crime Spree

Court orders condition prohibiting any return to Birchwood
Spooner Man Ordered To Serve Prison Time For Child Abuse Conviction Article Image

Spooner Man Ordered To Serve Prison Time For Child Abuse Conviction

Additional prison time ordered for prior convictions after revocation of probation
Jake Patterson Sentenced To Serve Life In Prison Article Image

Jake Patterson Sentenced To Serve Life In Prison

Jake Patterson sentenced on Jayme Closs kidnapping, double-homicide case
Court To Sentence Man In Closs Double-Homicide And Kidnapping Case Article Image

Court To Sentence Man In Closs Double-Homicide And Kidnapping Case

Jake Patterson to be sentenced on Closs kidnapping and double-homicide
Charges Filed Against 5th Person In Grantsburg Drug Bust Article Image

Charges Filed Against 5th Person In Grantsburg Drug Bust

Felony charges have been filed against a 5th person following a drug bust in Grantsburg, WI
Former Lake Delton Fire And EMS Bookkeeper Embezzles Over $358,000 Article Image

Former Lake Delton Fire And EMS Bookkeeper Embezzles Over $358,000

“This type of case represents the worst in deception and fraud because it involves a betrayal of the public trust.”
Court Sentences One Of Two Charged With Child Enticement Article Image

Court Sentences One Of Two Charged With Child Enticement

Charges filed following DCI, Spooner Police Investigation of Attempted Child Sex Trafficking
Second Person Pleads In Drug House Case Article Image

Second Person Pleads In Drug House Case

The Court ordered an imposed and stayed sentence
Felony Charges Filed After Intimate Photo Posted On Facebook Article Image

Felony Charges Filed After Intimate Photo Posted On Facebook

Authorities filed felony charges against 2 after posting of intimate photo on Facebook
Shell Lake Police Department's Monthly Blotter Article Image

Shell Lake Police Department's Monthly Blotter

Monthly blotter from Shell Lake PD - April 8 thru May 13