Oconto County Sheriff’s Department

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Aug. 1

Deputies responded to 52 incidents, including the following:

Theft — A tent was reported stolen from the yard of a residence on North Branch Road, Suring.

Fraud — Authorities investigated a report that a Sobieski resident sent $28,000 to a scammer in Georgia who claimed it was needed for a sweepstakes win.

Power Outage — A tree came down and took the power line with it along St. Patrick’s Road, Stiles. Oconto Electric Cooperative send a crew to repair the damage.

July 31

Deputies responded to 44 incidents, including the following:

Motorist Assist — Deputies helped a couple whose GPS device led them into a large pothole filled with water, leaving the back end of their pickup truck almost completely submerged along Pipeline Road, Mountain. The vehicle wouldn’t start once extricated and was towed to a dealership.

Animal Bite — Deputies responded after a man reported being bitten by a bat overnight; he saved the animal in a plastic bag.

Traffic — A deputy stopped a car with a cracked windshield after a report it was speeding down County Road D westbound from Sandalwood Road, Abrams. The car had front-end damage, and authorities were investigating whether it was related to a hit-and-run incident in Green Bay,

July 30

Deputies responded to 53 incidents, including the following:

Damage — An officer investigated after a caller came home to find a window broken on the front door along Holiday Inn Road, Suring. Two people were home sleeping; the caller did not believe anyone had come into the home.

Theft — A deputy took a theft complaint at Archibald Parkway, Townsend.

Burglary — Forced entry was reported into a cabin and garage along Yellow Poplar Drive, Crivitz. Several items were missing, including a trail camera and alcohol.

Traffic Hazard — Officers stood by after the pavement buckled in the left southbound lane of U.S. 141, about a half-mile north of state Highway 22, from temperatures in the mid-80s. The lane was closed and the highway department called in to repair the damage.

Burglary — People working on a house noticed a shed’s lock was broken off and the doors wide open with things thrown around; they weren’t sure at first if anything was missing.

Underage Drinking – Officers broke up an underage alcohol party on Elm Avenue, Oconto.

July 29

Deputies responded to 52 incidents, including the following:

Burglary — Forced entry was reported into storage sheds at Captain’s Mini Storage, East Frontage Road, Little Suamico.

Extra Patrol Requested – First Presbyterian Church, Lakewood, reported that people keep dumping things off in the yard during its rummage sales.

Animal Problem — Authorities were called after a dog attacked and killed another walker’s dog.

Suspicious — Authorities investigated a report that a canoe and other items were found on a property along West Shore Drive, Mountain. The caller was concerned the items might have been stolen.

July 28

Deputies responded to 53 incidents, including the following:

Littering — The town of Oconto was asked to respond after someone dumped a load of tires on the side of Cook Road about halfway between Funk Road and County Road J.

Theft — Authorities were asked to investigate the disappearance of three outboard motors from a cottage on West Shore Drive, Mountain.

Criminal Damage — A property owner on County Road W, Crivitz, reported forced entry to a garage.

Criminal Damage — Authorities investigated the discovery of a bullet hole in a garage along South Pineview Circle, Suring. The bullet was recovered inside.