Barron County Sheriff’s Office
Barron County officials are searching for a vehicle after a 26-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed Thursday morning. At 7:22 a.m., the Barron County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the report of a pedestrian who appeared to have been struck by a motor vehicle on Highway 8 near 3 3/4th Street, which is near Upper Turtle Lake.
Authorities said one person was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Rice Lake, Wis., on Friday. The Wisconsin State Patrol was called to the accident at about 2:15 p.m. Friday on Highway 48 one mile south of Mikana in Barron County.
A Wisconsin sheriff said a man who made his career catching bad guys is now one himself. The Barron County Sheriff’s office said Waupun officer Brad Young broke into a Green Lake restaurant yesterday, and drove off in a stolen car.
The search continues in northwestern Wisconsin for a police officer wanted for burglarizing a Green Lake restaurant and stealing a truck. Barron County sheriff’s officials say Brad Young led deputies on a car chase Monday evening and fled on foot into some woods near Rice Lake.
One person was killed and another was hurt after a one-vehicle crash in western Wisconsin Thursday night, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol.
The Rice Lake Police Department arrested a 58-year-old man Thursday after a peeping camera was found inside a local motel, authorities said.
The Barron County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two separate scenes that required the Marathon County Bomb Squad’s help.