Call of erratic driver ends in OWI arrest|
A 74-year-old woman was arrested for her first operating while intoxicated, following a traffic stop Tuesday morning in the 400 block of East 10th Avenue.
According to police reports, a caller alerted authorities at 9:41 a.m. of a vehicle that had hit a curb on East 10th and nearly struck a child who was nearby.
A responding officer found the vehicle in question, and the woman reportedly smelled of alcohol and failed subsequent field sobriety tests. A breathalyzer test revealed a blood alcohol level of .13, above the legal limit for driving of .08.
The woman allegedly admitted to having several glasses of wine.
In an unrelated accident, one car versus deer accident was reported to authorities Tuesday. Sandra F. Lauterbach, 62, Suring, struck a deer at 5:31 p.m. on Highway 55. Minor damage was reported to her vehicle.
Antigo Area Weekend Activities
The Langlade County Fair is front and center this coming week.
But there is more on the agenda as well, including music, sports and plenty of dining.
Check the Antigo Daily Journals special fair pullout sections that will be included with Mondays newspaper along with the daily schedule listings beginning on Tuesday.
A review of other events, taken from the advertising columns, follows:
MUSIC IN THE PARK
Due to the Langlade County Fair, which features one or two bands every night through its Wednesday through Sunday run, the summer Music in the Park series is rather light this week.
Monday night will feature the Hayek Family with an Elvis Tribute at 6:30 p.m. at the City Park bandstand. The show is sponsored by The Green Hen and Natural Living Market.
Pie and custard will be served by the Antigo Garden Club at 5:30 p.m.
Rain location for Antigo concerts is the Heinzen Pavilion at Peaceful Valley Park.
MATTOON FUN DAY
The Greater Mattoon Area Advancement Association will host Mattoon Fun Day on Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., on the grounds of the Mattoon Elementary school.
There will be
Antigo Area Weekend Activities
A week full of outdoor concerts, along with a special appearance by The Kids From Wisconsin, highlights upcoming events in the Antigo area.
Summertime is a busy time in the northwoods, and the calendar is packed with music, picnic, movies, dining, sports and ore.
A review of events, taken from the advertising columns, follows:
KIDS FROM WISCONSIN
Antigos own Brennon Brown and Isaac Cuellar will be on stage when the Antigo Rotary Club presents The Kids from Wisconsin Tuesday.
Brown is a vocalist and dancer with the troupe while Cuellar performs on the keyboards.
Shows are at 2 and 7 p.m. in the Volm Theatre.
Tickets are $12 in advance or $14 at the door and are available through Rotary Club members or at BMO Harris Bank, Chase, City Gas, Copps Food Center, CoVantage Credit Union and Lakeside Market.
SPIRITS AT THE LAKE
The Community Health Foundation of Aspirus Langlade Hospital will host Spirits at the Lake, a golf outing and spirit sampling event, today and tonight at the scenic Bass Lake Golf Course.
The 18-hole golf event has been sold out but tickets remain available for the evening event begi
Judge Rhode works through numerous cases in court
A plethora of new and old cases were before Judge John Rhode Monday, as he returned to the bench in Langlade County Circuit Court.
Newer cases included;
—April A. Jones, 41, 618 1/2 Fifth Ave., who had a $250 cash bond established in her latest case. Jones has had several run-ins with law enforcement in the past few days, with the newest resulting in charges of disorderly conduct and bail jumping.
According to police records, Jones was involved in a verbal disturbance involving multiple parties behind a downtown Antigo tavern on Sunday. Several witnesses fingered Jones as the aggressor in the incident.
She was also arrested July 6 for a case involving harassment of her neighbor, and according to Langlade County District Attorney Elizabeth Constable, she plans to refer Jones for theft involving her neighbors cat, meaning her recent contacts with law enforcement will likely result in three cases and a total of six charges.
—Carl D. Messer, 49, 933 Sixth Ave., pled not guilty to a charge of bail jumping and had his bond set at $100 cash.
Messer is accused of reporting an assault by two parties at his apartment early Sunday morn
Man referred for sex assault after incident Monday
A 42-year-old Antigo man has been referred to the district attorneys office for a charge of fourth degree sexual assault, after an incident at an Antigo apartment building Monday.
According to police reports, a woman had been visiting a friend and had fallen asleep in the afternoon and woke up to the man rubbing her in a sexual manner.
The woman left the residence with her friend and returned later, only for the man to also return, enter the apartment and grabbed a knife, threatening to harm himself if police were called.
Authorities were notified and officers arrived to find the man in a hallway holding the knife to his wrist. Officers unholstered their tasers, but did not deploy them as the man eventually dropped the knife after several commands to do so. He was handcuffed and taken into custody.