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Police Blotter: Dec. 5, 2013
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Green County Sheriff

MONROE - On Tuesday, Dec. 3:

• John R. Alderman, 57, rural Brodhead, was cited for failure to notify police of an accident and failure to maintain control of a vehicle after deputies responded at 1:55 a.m. to a vehicle vs. power pole crash in Spring Grove Township that caused a power outage. The accident was reported by an Alliant Energy employee who located the crash while investigating the power outage in the area. Alderman was westbound in the W400 block of Rock Hill Road when the passenger tires left the north side of the road. He overcorrected and slid back across the road, went off the south side of the road and collided with a power pole. He fled the scene and was later located at his residence. He was transported by Brodhead Area EMS for treatment of injuries he sustained in the crash. The vehicle was severely damaged and towed. Investigation revealed the collision knocked loose a wire from the power pole, causing the power outage. Repairs were made and power was restored.

• Tracy Andre Euells, 47, Loves Park, Ill., was taken into custody at the Green County Justice Center at 11:45 a.m. on a child support commitment. He was jailed.

• The sheriff's department is seeking leads on a hit-and-run with injuries at the intersection of County OK and Preston Road in Spring Grove Township. The one-vehicle accident was discovered at 6:12 p.m. Investigation revealed the vehicle was southbound on County OK when the driver lost control on the curve at Preston Road. The vehicle left the road and went into the south ditch, hitting several small trees. Evidence at the scene showed that a tractor had pulled the vehicle out, and the vehicle then left the scene in an unknown direction. Deputies also located several drops of blood in the mud where the vehicle struck the trees. Anyone with information on the suspect vehicle and driver is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 800-I-C-CRIME or visit and click on the Crime Stoppers link.

Lafayette County Sheriff

DARLINGTON - On Tuesday, Dec. 3:

• Thomas G. Sigwarth, 59, Platteville, was cited for speeding at 8:29 a.m. on Wis. 23 in Darlington Township.

• Trespassing at a location off Wis. 81 in Lamont Township was reported at 9:30 a.m.

• A small wooden shed was reported stolen from the Kendall Township building on County O at 11:40 a.m.

• Joseph N. Majerus, 37, Cuba City, was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct at 3:26 p.m., following a disagreement he had with a staff member at Benton Public Schools on Alma Street in Benton. Majerus is the father of a student and was upset about the school's cellphone policy. He was later released pending court.