Deer Poaching incident leads to convictions
On December 26, 2021, during the evening hours, the Grant County Sheriff's Office received a complaint of someone shooting deer after legal hunting hours on County K in Woodman Township. As a result of this investigation, the following men have been convicted of the following violations:
Misbah Syed (Naperville IL.) was convicted of Hunting Deer during Closed Season, Class U Misdemeanor. Court orders DNA, DNR revocation for three years, and $1500 plus costs totaling $3478.
Mohammed Siddiqi (Naperville, IL.) was convicted of Hunting Deer during Closed Season, Class U Misdemeanor. Court orders $1500 fine plus costs totaling $3478, 3-year Chapter 29 privilege revocation, DNA
Mohammed Khan (Plainfield, IL.) was convicted of Illegal Shining of Deer, Elk or Bear, Class U Misdemeanor. Court orders $1000 plus costs are totaling $2468, DNA, and three-year DNR revocation of privileges.
Sami Siddiqi (Naperville, IL.) was convicted of Failing to complete registration for Deer, $343.50 fine.
Assisting the Grant County Sheriff's Office and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources with this investigation was the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.
Vehicle hits Road Closed Sign
On July 25, 2022 at approximately 2:59 pm, the Grant County Sheriff's Office received a report of a one vehicle crash on USH 61 at CTH B. Stephanie J. Evanchik (26) of Fennimore was traveling north on USH 61 when she looked at CTH B for any approaching traffic. When doing so, Evanchik did not see the road closed sign in the northbound lane. Evanchik struck the sign causing substantial damage to the 2016 Ford
Focus. Evanchik was not injured. The vehicle was towed by the owner. The Grant County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Potosi Fire Department and the Grant County Highway Department.