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Barron News-Shield: Crime Stories

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Thursday 09/15/2016
Imprisoned man pleads guilty in theft, drug cases
Posted: September 15, 2016

A former Barron resident, now serving time at the state penitentiary at Waupun, pleaded guilty Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, in connection with drug and theft-related charges filed last year, county Circuit Court documents said.

Friday 08/19/2016
Burglary suspect cleans out laundry change machines
Updated: August 19, 2016 - 5:58 pm

Police in two counties may be looking for the same suspect in at least two coin-operated laundry burglaries, according to information and video footage from property owners in Almena and Menomonie.

Wednesday 09/16/2015
New charges for Hash
Posted: September 16, 2015

Separate investigations dating back to March 2015 have resulted in the arrest of a former Barron man convicted of furnishing drugs to a Cameron resident killed in a 2013 traffic accident, according to Barron County Circuit Court documents.

Tuesday 09/15/2015
Drunk driver gets jail time
Updated: September 15, 2015 - 11:53 pm

A Rice Lake man involved in a December 2014 chase in the towns of Chetek and Sumner will spend six months in jail after a Sept. 10, 2015, hearing in Barron County Circuit Court.

Local man reaches plea deal on felony cases
Updated: September 15, 2015 - 11:53 pm

A Barron man who has been in jail since mid-July was sentenced to additional jail time Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, after a hearing involving four separate felony cases going back to mid-April, county Circuit Court documents said.

Thursday 09/10/2015
Grandparents assaulted, man, woman sought
Updated: September 15, 2015 - 11:54 pm

Two suspects are being sought for reportedly assaulting two elderly grandparents and are still at large, according to Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald.

Thursday 08/27/2015
One caught, other captured later after chase near Hillsdale
Updated: September 01, 2015 - 10:56 am

The suspect wanted for fleeing from a chase in Hillsdale on Wednesday, Aug. 26, was captured Thursday morning Aug. 27.

Wednesday 05/20/2015
Cameron man sought for alleged child sex crimes
Posted: May 20, 2015

A registered sex offender who allegedly committed several sex crimes involving a child is being sought by law enforcement.

Thursday 03/12/2015
Two arrested, suspected of three area robberies
Posted: March 12, 2015

Two men believed to be involved in the robberies of three business across Northwest Wisconsin, are now in custody following a traffic stop in Sawyer County Wednesday, March 11.

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