SAWYER COUNTY -- Multiple people have been arrested after authorities were seeking the public’s help regarding multiple burglaries in the Sawyer County area, according to a press release from the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office.

Press Release

Over the last several weeks, the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office in cooperative investigations with the LCO Police Department and the Town of Hayward Police Department arrested several individuals in connection with multiple burglaries and thefts that recently occurred in the Hayward area.

As a result of the investigations, three adult males were taken into custody.

Michael J. Denasha, 31, of Hayward, was arrested on two Sawyer County warrants and a Department of Corrections warrant.

Cody J. Potack, 25, of Hayward, was arrested for Burglary to a Building or Dwelling, Resisting or Obstructing an Officer.

Chad C. Headley, 32, of Hayward, was arrested for Receiving Stolen Property and Felony Bail Jumping.

The Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the burglaries anticipating additional criminal charges and arrests of other suspects involved in the thefts and burglaries.

You are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that the defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

-- Per Sheriff Doug Mrotek


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