Iowa County, WI

Arena Man Arrested For 4th OWI

A man from Arena was arrested for his 4th offense of Operating While Intoxicated following an investigation of a vehicle being taken Sunday around 2:30pm. Arena Police and an Iowa County Sheriff’s Deputy arrested 45 year old Seth Moore of Arena after a caller reported a vehicle was taken, but Moore returned with the vehicle while the caller was on the phone with law enforcement. Moore was also arrested for Operating While Revoked, Failure to Install an Ignition Interlock Device, and a Probation Hold. Moore was taken to the Iowa County Jail where he was booked on his charges.

Hail and tornadoes possible Thursday in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin

Strong and severe thunderstorms are expected in southern Minnesota, northern Iowa and western Wisconsin Thursday afternoon and evening, with the greatest risk of severe storms focused on north-central Iowa into far southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Hailstones greater than 2 inches in diameter will be possible with the most intense...

Dodgeville Man Arrested For Disturbance

Dodgeville Police arrested 37 year old Cory Girton of Dodgeville Thursday around 9pm. Police say Girton was involved in a disturbance earlier in the day. Officers with the Dodgeville Police department were assisted by Iowa County Deputies. As a result, Girton was arrested on two Iowa County warrants. Girton was taken to the Iowa County Jail where he was booked and remains in custody.

Multi-Agency Traffic Deployment in Southwest Wisconsin

A Multi-Agency Traffic Deployment is planned for this weekend in Southwest Wisconsin. According to the Iowa County Sheriff’s Department, a traffic deployment will take place tonight (Friday) from 6 pm till 2 am. Another is scheduled for Sunday from 10 am till 6 pm. Extra officers will be out watching for dangerous driving. Deputies with the Sheriff’s department have been stating they have been noticing speeds rising on all roads. Recently, one of deputies with the Iowa County Sheriff’s Department clocked a car at 115 mph in a 55 mph zone, on a county highway. Motorists are asked to slow down, pay attention, and give yourself extra time.