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Police: Meth valued at $10K seized in Wausau drug bust

Wausau Pilot & Review Police in Wausau arrested one suspect and seized more than 300 grams of methamphetamine in a weekend drug bust, according to a post on social media. The street value of the drugs is estimated at more than $10,000, officials said. Police have said only that the arrest happened on Nov.…

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Police investigate attempted homicide in Portage County

Wausau Pilot & Review One person is facing preliminary charges of attempted homicide after an altercation at a Plover mobile home community, according to police. Officers responded at about 10 p.m. on Nov. 24 to the Plover Pine Village, in the 2500 block of Forest Drive, after a caller reported a disturbance there. The…

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Wausau Police ask public’s help locating wanted sex offender

Wausau Pilot & Review The Wausau Police Department took to social media this week to ask for help locating a wanted person who is listed as a sex offender on lifetime registration. In a Facebook post, police said they are searching for 43-year-old Wesley J. Winters, who has an outstanding felony probation arrest warrant.…

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Fire damages Wisconsin Rapids funeral home

Wausau Pilot & Review The interior of a Wisconsin Rapids funeral home saw significant damage in a fire that broke out Wednesday, but no injuries were reported. The blaze at John J. Buettgen Funeral Home, 631 E. Grand Ave., Wisconsin Rapids, was reported as members of the fire department were participating in a city…

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1 dead in head-on crash near Tomahawk

Wausau Pilot & Review One person died Wednesday after veering into oncoming traffic and crashing into a utility truck head on, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department. Police say the 78-year-old man who died in the crash was driving a pickup eastbound on Hwy. 8 in the town of Bradley, near Tomahawk. Witnesses…

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Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department log this week

Wausau Pilot & Review Over the past week, the Lincoln County 9-1-1 Center received seven nuisance calls or hang-ups. Additionally, the Lincoln County Deputies conducted 41 traffic stops, resulting in three OWI arrests. In the county, there were 16 car versus animal collisions. On Nov. 15, at around 9:45 p.m., a deputy attempted to…

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Travis Clark, 34, of Wausau. Oct. 27, 2023: Third-degree sexual assault, possession of child pornography, capturing an intimate representation with a victim younger than 18

Marathon County Crime: Mugshots for week ending Nov. 2

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