Grant Releases

One Vehicle Crash

On Friday July 23, 2021 at 7:45 am the Grant County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a report of a one vehicle crash on Hudson Hollow Rd. Aaron Johnsen age 41 from Lancaster was driving 2005 Gray Ford F-150, when he fell asleep and hit a guard rail. The truck then went through a fence and came to rest on its wheels. Johnsen's vehicle sustained disabling damage and was removed by Arrow Towing of Lancaster. Johnsen was wearing a seat belt and no injuries were reported.

One vehicle crash results in injury

On Saturday July 24, 2021 at 4:21 am the Grant County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a report of a one vehicle crash on Hickory Flat Road. Isaac Sutherland age 20 from Boscobel was driving 2004 Green BMW, when he swerved to miss an animal in the roadway. The car then went down an embankment and came to rest on its wheels. Sutherland's vehicle sustained disabling damage and was removed by Wagner Towing of Richland Center. Sutherland was wearing a seat belt and air bags were deployed. Sutherland was transported to Richland center Hospital by Muscoda EMS. The Grant County Sheriff's Office was assisted on scene by Muscoda Fire Department, Muscoda EMS, and Wagner Towing.

OWI 1st and possession of marijuana

On July 24, 2021 at approximately 9:07 pm, a Grant County Sheriff's Deputy initiated a traffic stop for an equipment violation on Hwy 18 in the village of Montfort. After a brief traffic investigation, 31 year old Steven Lundy of Montfort was arrested for OWI 1st. Lundy was transported to Lancaster for an evidentially chemical test and was released to a responsible party. Lundy was cited for OWI 1st, no DL 1st, no insurance, and possession of marijuana. Lundy was issued a written warning for the equipment violation.

Roll-over crash, OWI 1st and reckless driving

On July 25, 2021 at approximately 4:19 a.m., the Grant County Sheriff's Office received a call about a one vehicle roll-over crash on Taylor Rd, Muscoda Township. Mason Herreid, 19 of Avoca was southbound on Pine Rd. when he ran the stop sign driving onto Taylor Rd. Herreid struck the railroad crossing at a high rate of speed driving a 2012 Chevrolet Cruze.

Herreid lost control and rolled the vehicle several times. The vehicle came to rest on its roof on private property. Herreid and passenger Caitlyn Mindham, 18 of Blue Mounds were able to get out of the vehicle. Herreid was arrested for OWI 1st. Herreid was later released to a responsible party. Herreid was cited for OWI 1st, reckless driving at a railroad crossing, operating after suspended, and obstructing. Grant County Sheriff's Office was assisted on scene by Muscoda EMS, Muscoda Fire, and VP Towing of Muscoda.


One vehicle crash with injuries

On Sunday, July 25, 2021 at approximately 7:40 a.m., the Grant County Sheriff's Offices was notified of an unoccupied vehicle at the corner of Reynolds Ridge Road and Elmdale Road. After further investigation, it was discovered at approximately 2:00 a.m., Colten M. Hying (24) of Platteville was traveling north on Reynolds Ridge Road in his 2012 Chevy Impala when he failed to negotiate a curve. Hying's vehicle crashed into an embankment and continued approximately another 125 feet into a pasture. The vehicle sustained heavy front end damage. Both airbags were deployed with evidence of injuries to the driver and passenger. Hying did not report the crash at that time. At 2:20 a.m., the passenger, Lindsey A. Walton (23) of Benton was treated for injuries at Grant Regional Hospital in Lancaster. Hying was cited for operating too fast for conditions and fail to report a crash. Assisting at the scene was Bennett's Towing of Lancaster.

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