Officers make number of arrests in the area|
Antigo and Langlade County law enforcement officers made a number of arrests for driving violations, warrants and drugs in the area Tuesday.
In a stop during the afternoon hours, a driver was cited at Fourth Avenue and Dorr Street for not having a valid license and another person in the car, for non-registration of the vehicle.
About a half-hour later, a motorist was cited at Edison Street and North Avenue for operating a vehicle after suspension of his license.
The next person having contact with the police was at a residence on Neva Road on an outstanding warrant and was transferred to the lockup.
The next warrant was served on a 28-year-old on an out-of-county warrant and taken to the jail. He was wanted for felony retail theft, possession of drug paraphernalia with the action referred to the district attorney’s office.
A woman, 26, was cited for receiving stolen property and obstructing and bail jumping with those charges advanced to the district attorney’s office.
After a lull for a few hours, a man, 33, was picked up on a warrant from the Department of Corrections and transferred to jail.
A man, 28, was held on a Department of Corrections action on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and receiving stolen property.
Two search warrants were executed for homes on First and Third avenues.
The sheriff’s department was busy, too.
A driver from the Oshkosh area was cited for inattentive driving following at 2:30 p.m. rear-end accident on Highway 45 and V north of Antigo.
A driver was slowing to make a turn from the highway and was struck, authorities said.
Officers searched a car involved in the mishap and cited the Oshkosh driver for possession of marijuana and paraphernalia and $2,100 in cash was taken with the other materials for safe keeping.
The sheriff’s department made two more arrests for possession of drug paraphernalia during the evening with the cases referred to the district attorney’s office.
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