Sheriff Lucas Responds to Misrepresentation by Chicago Field Office of ICE

Crash Results In OWI Arrest

Milwaukee, WI — On Sunday, September 22, 2019 at approximately at 5:25 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a two-vehicle crash on I-94 eastbound at Hawley Rd.  All three lanes of traffic were blocked, with one passenger pinned inside the vehicle that was struck. The Milwaukee Fire Department arrived on scene and extricated the passenger, who […]

Persecución A Alta Velocidad Terminó Con El Auto Volcado

GREENFIELD – Una persecución a alta velocidad terminó con el auto de un sospechoso chocando contra dos vehículos y volcándose en su parte superior. La policía de Greenfield dijo que la persecución comenzó después de que un ladrón fuera arrestado en una tienda local de Meijer. El vehículo viajaba hacia el este de la calle […]

Semi Driver Of Rollover On I-43 Receives Two Citations

Milwaukee, WI — On Monday, August 26, 2019, at approximately 11:15 a.m. a Milwaukee County Sheriff’s deputy was on the scene of a separate crash that required a tow truck. A semi-truck driving southbound through the Mitchell Interchange on I-43 north of Layton struck the tow truck, which had responded to the crash. The semi-truck […]

DNR board to consider rule closing grouse season early

MADISON, Wis. —  According to the Associated Press, The state Department of Natural Resources board is considering an emergency rule to shorten Wisconsin’s ruffed grouse season to protect the population. Drumming activity declined 34% statewide from 2017 to 2018. Hunters took only 173,347 grouse last year, the lowest total in the 35 years the DNR […]

Driver Involved in Fatal Crash Pleads No Contest

Milwaukee, WI – On Thursday, April 11, 2019, Robert Matagi was driving a vehicle recklessly, southbound on I-43.  He exited I-43 at West Holt Ave., failing to stop at the stop sign and continued westbound on West Morgan Ave. at a high rate of speed. At the intersection of South 13th St. and West Morgan […]

Foxconn and WI officials meet; details unclear

MADISON, Wis. — According to the Associated Press,  Foxconn Technology Group executives met Wednesday with Wisconsin’s governor, legislative leaders and others but no one is saying much about what they discussed. Foxconn, the world’s leading electronics manufacturer, has been under the spotlight in Wisconsin ever since striking a deal in 2017 to build a flat-screen […]

WI Evers to Trump: End trade wars to save farmers

MADISON, Wis. — According to the Associated Press, Gov. Tony Evers is urging President Donald Trump to end his trade wars with other countries because they’re hurting Wisconsin farmers. Evers, a Democrat, sent Trump a letter Monday asking him to end the disputes. He says Wisconsin farmers are suffering a “triple whammy” of trade uncertainty, […]

WI home explodes, killing man who was likely asleep

MANAWA, Wis. — According to the Associated Press,  Authorities in Wisconsin say a man was likely asleep when his home exploded, killing him. Waupaca County Sheriff Tim Wilz tells news outlets that the home was “totally obliterated” by the Sunday morning explosion. The sheriff’s office identifies the victim as 64-year-old Mark Steven Zielke. Manawa Rural […]

WI State Fair: attendance record

MILWAUKEE  — According to the Associated Press, Wisconsin State Fair officials say this year’s fair set a modern-day attendance record. Organizers say 1.1 million people visited the 11-day fair that ended Sunday in Milwaukee. In all, 1,130,575 people went through the gates at State Fair Park. It was the seventh straight year attendance topped 1 […]