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Lincoln County Sheriff’s log, Jan. 16 – Jan. 20, 2020

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A snowmobile crash, an OWI, battery and disorderly conduct in the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department log for Jan. 16 through Jan. 20, 2020.

A 36-year-old Merrill man was arrested Thursday morning on a warrant charge. A deputy arrested the man at the Lincoln County Court House after a check showed he was wanted by the Marathon County Sheriff for theft.

A 47-year-old Merrill man was arrested Friday morning on a warrant charge. The man came to the Sheriff’s Office to file a complaint and a check showed he was wanted by the Winnebago County Sheriff for contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

A 26-year-old Merrill man was arrested Friday afternoon after a traffic stop in the town of Scott. The man was stopped just after 3 p.m. on Highway K at Highway Q for speeding and equipment violations. The K9 Nina arrived on the scene and indicated to the odor of drugs in the vehicle. A searched turned up drug paraphernalia, which later tested positive for methamphetamine. The man was arrested on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and felony bail jumping.

An 82-year-old Menominee Falls man was injured after a snowmobile crash Saturday evening in the town of Russell. He was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Alcohol was not involved in the incident.

A 32-year-old Merrill man was cited for a first offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated after a traffic stop Sunday morning in the town of Merrill. The man was stopped on Lake Pesabic Road for failing to stop at a stop sign.

Firefighters from the Tomahawk and Nokomis fire departments responded to a structure fire Monday morning in the town of Skanawan. The fire was reported in a garage at an address on Grundy Road just after midnight. Deputies reported the garage was destroyed in the fire. No injuries were reported.

A 34-year-old Wausau man was arrested Monday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the town of Scott. A 911 call reported the incident just before 4 a.m.. The man was arrested on charges of battery, disorderly conduct and for violating the terms of his probation.

Six people reported striking deer this past week.

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