A 57-year-old Irma woman lost $ 5,000 after falling victim to a scam on Monday. The woman said she was contacted via the Hangouts social media app by a male party who identified himself as Stephen Masahiro, who claimed to be in Turkey on business. The victim was in contact with the man through the app for several weeks. The man convinced the woman to send the money to his attorney’s sister after promising to send her a check.
The Lincoln County Dispatch Center received a report from FAA Flight Services about a distress transmitter signaling an aircraft in distress Tuesday afternoon. A second caller reported the plane crashed in a field near County Rd C and Prairie Rd in Merrill Township. The pilot, a 60-year-old Merrill man, and his passenger, a 56-year-old Merrill man, were injured in the incident.
A 73-year-old Merrill woman was the victim of fraud Tuesday. The woman was contacted by a male party claiming to be from “Amazon” and said her account had been hacked and her account had made purchases of over $ 5,000. The caller told her she needed to be given gift cards to cover the charges.
A Tripoli woman reported an attempt at fraud after being contacted by someone from Amazon on Wednesday morning. The attempted victim didn’t lose any money when she reached out to her financial institution and stopped paying to Amazon after revealing banking details.
A 48-year-old Merrill woman was arrested Thursday morning for possession of methamphetamine, possession / illicit prescription and possession of paraphernalia after a disturbance in the Merrill community.
A 46-year-old Tomahawk man was arrested Thursday night in Bradley City for failing to meet child benefit.
A 17-year-old tomahawk man was arrested for disorderly behavior and battery early Saturday morning after MPs responded to a house in Wilson town for malfunctioning.
A 44-year-old Tomahawk man was arrested Saturday morning on multiple arrest warrants. after a traffic obstruction in Pine River City.
A 21-year-old Abbotsford man was arrested Saturday night for a second crime involving drunk driving a drunk motor vehicle after a driving complaint.
A 24-year-old Tomahawk man was arrested shortly before 8:00 p.m. on Saturday night on an arrest warrant. The man was wanted in Lincoln County Court for not being charged with driving a motor vehicle in a third drunken offense.
A 60-year-old Tomahawk man was arrested on a fourth crime when he was drunk in Bradley town on Sunday afternoon after the 911 center received a driving complaint in the County Road area. E and Thomas Rd.
A 19-year-old Merrill woman was stopped and charged for speed on Wednesday after driving 80 mph on County Road. K south of Merrill in Scott Township. A 35-year-old Tomahawk woman was stopped and charged for speed Thursday morning after driving 100 km / h on County Road. L near Derleth Rd. In a 45 mph speed zone in Bradley Township. A 32-year-old Green Bay woman was stopped and charged for speed Thursday night after driving 150 km / h on USH 51 south of Tomahawk.
Two people said they hit a deer last week. A bear was hit on USH 51 near County Road. S Wednesday morning. A bear was hit on State Road Thursday night. 17 near Prairie Dells Rd. On Friday night, a MP assisted an Eau Claire man who hit a turkey on State Road. 64 on Monterey Drive in Pine River City. The bird came through his windshield and made his car inoperable.

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