Reporter - Crime/courts; UW-Whitewater
The second of two brothers who drove an all-terrain vehicle away from a sheriff’s deputy on Milton Avenue last November was sentenced Tuesday to probation and jail time, which a prosecutor said is the teen’s “one last chance” to avoid prison.
The Wisconsin State Patrol arrested a Janesville man on Interstate 90/39 early Tuesday on a fourth-offense intoxicated driving charge, according to a news release.
A Janesville man who pleaded guilty Tuesday to raping a girl he knows is expected to serve time in prison because of how his Rock County case interacts with a federal court matter.
Rock County law enforcement leaders said during a virtual meeting Monday night that they are against eliminating qualified immunity and that “no-knock” search warrants are allowed locally but very rare.
Earlier this month, two hikers called 911 because they were lost northeast of Storrs Lake in Rock County and surrounded by swampy areas. A dispatch supervisor spent an hour guiding them to safety.
Rock County sheriff's officials say they don't think public safety was compromised after they allowed more people to leave the jail on electronic monitoring bracelets in the first few months of the coronavirus pandemic.
Authorities stopped a car on Interstate 90/39 in the town of La Prairie earlier this month and found 2.6 pounds of methamphetamine in the car, according to a criminal complaint filed in Rock County Court.
An Albany man has pleaded guilty to a child sexual assault charge stemming from a 2019 incident and had other charges dismissed and read into the record, court records show.
Rock County sheriff’s deputies on Sunday arrested a Muskego man after a double-fatal crash in the town of Milton.
Janesville police are meeting with school officials to take a “deep dive” into how they can connect children with services without involving the juvenile justice system.