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Hit and Run crash on Tower Road

On December 21, 2021 the Grant County Sheriff Office found a blue 2004 Chevy Impala down in a ditch along Tower Road in Marion Township. The vehicle crashed prior to December 21, 2021. Someone attempted to pull the vehicle out of the ditch, but was unsuccessful. At this time, it is unknown who was driving, if they were injured, or when exactly the crash occurred. The car was originally black but unprofessionally painted blue. If anyone has any information about this crash or the vehicle please contact the Grant County Sheriff's Office.

Fog Causes Crash

On December 24, 20221 at approximately 11:30 a.m., the Grant County Sheriff's Office was notified of a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Hwy 18 and County F just east of Fennimore. The investigation of the crash revealed that Madalyn Drury, age 20 of Highland, WI, was traveling north on County F when she did not see the intersection of Hwy 18 due to the heavy fog. Luke Tanner, age 45 of Blue River, was traveling east on Hwy 18 just as Drury approached the intersection and did not stop at the stop sign. The vehicles collided causing both to end up in the ditch on the north side of the road. Assisting at the scene was the Fennimore Police Department, the Fennimore Fire and EMS Departments, Collision Specialists and Doan's Auto Body. Drury was cited for failure to stop at a stop sign.

Vehicle Strike Tire in The Roadway

On December 24, 2021 at approximately 6:54 p.m., the Grant County Sheriff's Office took a report that a vehicle hit a tire in the lane of travel on County H west of Cuba City. Isaih Hessling, age 23 of Dickeyville, was west bound on County H in his 2012 Fiat 500. Hessling struck a tire that was in the travel portion of the eastbound lane causing damage to his vehicle. All parties involved were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash. No injuries were reported.

Single Vehicle Rollover Crash

On December 25, 2021 at 6:36 AM the Grant County Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center received a report of a single vehicle rollover crash on County Road G in the area of Studnicka Road. Orlando Rodriguez Mojena, age 22 of Platteville, WI, was traveling north on County Road G in his 2011 GMC Sierra when he failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway, running off of the roadway to the right, striking a culvert, and the vehicle then overturned, striking a barbed wire fence before coming to a rest in the shoulder on the east side of the roadway on the passenger side of the vehicle. Rodriguez Mojena was able to get out from the vehicle on his own and was transported to Richland Hospital where the was transferred via Med Flight. The Grant County Sheriff's Office was assisted at the scene by Muscoda EMS, Muscoda Fire Department, and VP Motor's of Muscoda. The crash remains under investigation.

ONE VEHICLE ROLLOVER CRASH

On December 25, 2021 at approximately 8:05 P.M., Kathryn Sherman, 53 of Muscoda, was driving her 2006 Honda Civic, west on Hwy 133 in Muscoda Township, when a deer ran out in front of her. Sherman swerved to avoid hitting the deer and ended up in the north ditch of Hwy 133. The Sherman vehicle rolled several times, before coming to rest on its wheels. Sherman was wearing her seat belt and reports possible bumps and bruises, which she refused medical.

No charges filed and the vehicle was a total loss. VP Motors assisted at the scene.


DEER POACHING ARREST

On December 26, 2021, at 6:32 P.M., the Grant County Sheriff's Office received a complaint of a deer hunter who shot after legal hunting hours on Cth K, Woodman Township. A sheriff's deputy made contact with two individuals who heard the shot. One of the witnesses provided the deputy with a vehicle description and an Illinois plate number. A second vehicle was involved and a partial Illinois plate number was provided. Fennimore Police located both Illinois vehicles involved at a location in the City of Fennimore. The officers made contact with the registered owners and eventually made contact with Misbau Syed, 48 of Naperville IL. During the course of the investigation and interviews, Mr. Syed did state he used the head lights of the vehicle he was in, to shoot a whitetail doe after legal hunting hours. This violation occurred on private property.

The Grant County Sheriff's Office will be referring will be referring criminal charges to the Grant County District Attorney's Office for Illegal shining and shooting of a whitetail deer, along with shooting deer after hours and transport a loaded firearm in a vehicle.

The whitetail doe was seized, along with Mr. Syed's rifle.

The Fennimore Police Department and the Wisconsin DNR assisted the Sheriff's Office with this incident.


One vehicle crash no injuries

On 12/26/21 at approximately 9:15 p.m., Bryce Reese, age 16 of Hazel Green, was traveling westbound on Hwy 11 near Mill Road, when he lost traction in the snow and went into the ditch. Bryce's 1998 Ford F150 rolled onto the driver's side. Bryce was extricated by Hazel Green Fire Department. No injuries were reported. Hazel Green EMS and Cuba City Police Department assisted at the scene. Guy's Towing removed the vehicle.


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