Plover, WI Crime & Safety

Crash kills one near Babcock Ranch

BABCOCK RANCH — Authorities confirmed the death of one driver in a morning crash on Monday. Florida Highway Patrol issued a news release on Monday concerning a car crash on State Road 31, south of Bermont Road. One vehicle, a pickup truck, was being driven north on State Road 31...
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Harshaw man killed in car crash in Portage County construction zone

PORTAGE COUNTY – A Harshaw man was killed in a car crash that took place in a construction zone in Portage County near Amherst, a release from the Wisconsin State Patrol said. According to the release, on Thursday, Dec. 2, at approximately 1:19 p.m., a 2010 Chevrolet Traverse was traveling...
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State Patrol Identifies Driver Killed in Amherst Crash

AMHERST, WI (WSAU) — The Wisconsin State Patrol has identified the 30-year-old Northwoods man who was killed in a construction zone crash near Amherst last week. Officers say Jeffrey M Warmuth was driving his Chevy Traverse eastbound on US 10 when he came to a work zone that featured a single lane closure. His vehicle struck a construction truck and trailer performing maintenance in the area.

Police respond to gun shot in Stevens Point

STEVENS POINT – On Dec. 1 at 1:59 a.m, the Portage County Communication Center received a 911 call regarding a male subject that had brandished a handgun in the 1300 block of Second St. and fired the handgun. Officers arrived and the suspect was taken into custody without incident at 2:03 a.m. A loaded handgun was found on the suspect.
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State Patrol names victim of fatal Portage County crash

AMHERST, Wis. (WBAY) - The Wisconsin State Patrol has identified a man from Oneida County as the victim of Thursday’s fatal crash near Amherst. According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, troopers were called to the area of U.S. 10 at State Highway 10 near County Highway Q at 1:19 p.m. Thursday.

Harshaw man dies after driving into truck at construction site in Portage County

AMHERST – A 30-year-old man from Harshaw died Thursday afternoon in a traffic crash at a construction site near Amherst. According to a news release from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Jeffrey Warmuth was travelling eastbound in a Chevrolet Traverse on U.S. Highway 10 near the intersection of County Truck Highway Q in Portage County, when he approached a construction zone with a single lane rolling closure. At about 1:19 p.m., Warmuth's vehicle struck a road construction pickup truck and trailer...

Woman faces drug charges

Stephanie A. Dillman, 33, Waupaca, is charged with a sixth drunken driving offense, possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, drug trafficking, possession of methamphetamine and cocaine, and chronic child neglect. At 2:46 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 28, Waupaca County Deputy Curtis Much was traveling behind a westbound vehicle on U.S....

One Dead in Portage County Crash on US 10

AMHERST, WI (WSAU) — A Thursday afternoon crash in the eastbound lanes of US 10 near Amherst has left one person dead. According to the State Patrol, a 2010 Chevy Equinox driven by a 30-year-old Harshaw man was approaching a construction zone that featured a single-lane closure. As the driver entered the construction zone, he struck a truck and trailer that were working in the area.

Wisconsin Rapids Police Department Looking for Missing Girl

The Wisconsin Rapids Police Department is asking for help in locating a missing person, who ran away from home last week. Based on the information gathered, they don't have suspicions or circumstances indicating she is in danger, but they are asking for information as to her location. They would prefer if she would contact them herself. Her relatives are of course worried about her and want her to return.

One dead following Hwy. 10 crash with construction truck

One person is dead after crashing into the back of a construction work truck in Amherst on Thursday. Emergency crews were called to Hwy. 10 near County Hwy. Q at 1:19 p.m. on Dec. 2 after an eastbound motorist in a 2010 Chevy Traverse entered a construction zone and struck the back of a road construction truck.
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Maradiaga-Martinez Sentenced for Stevens Point Shooting Incident

STEVENS POINT, WI (WSAU) — The man found guilty of shooting a co-worker when the two were working to remodel a Stevens Point hotel has been sentenced for three felony counts including attempted first-degree homicide and aggravated battery. Cristhian Maradiaga-Martinez will serve 20 years in the Wisconsin prison system- 10...

15-year-old missing in Wisconsin Rapids

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI (WSAU) – A 15-year-old girl is missing in Wisconsin Rapids. Police say September J. Eisel left home voluntarily on November 27th and hasn’t been seen since. Wisconsin Rapids PD says there is no indication that she’s in danger and there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the case....