BURNETT COUNTY (DrydenWire) -- A criminal complaint was filed on Friday against Darryl Hanson, age 71, of Danbury, WI, following the completion of a lengthy multi-agency law enforcement investigation into an officer-involved shooting incident that occurred on July 2, 2022, in Burnett County.
On July 22, 2022, Burnett County District Attorney James Rennicke issued a letter announcing that the Officer’s actions were reasonable during the incident and commending their “bravery and steadfast devotion to service to the community.”
Hanson is facing over a dozen criminal charges including Felony Recklessly Endangering Safety, Intentionally Point Firearm at a Law Enforcement Officer, Operating a Firearm While Intoxicated, and Endanger Safety/Use/Dangerous Weapon.
Editor's Note: The following is a dtailed recap of the criminal complaint that was filed on Friday, September 1, 2023, in Burnett County Circuit Court and describes the allegations against Mr. Darryl Hanson. Pursuant to the direction of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, as found in Supreme Court Rule 20:3.6, Trial Publicly, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
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