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UPDATE | Shed a total loss following morning fire in Slinger | By Ron Naab

  July 20, 2018 – Slinger, WI – UPDATE – A concrete block building was destroyed in a Friday morning fire at 3855 Sherman Road in Slinger. According to the Washington County Sheriff the call came in at 10:05 a.m. There was a report of heavy smoke coming the

Fatal accident in Town of Wayne | By Washington County Sheriff’s Department

July 14, 2018 – Town of Wayne, WI – Today at 11:03 a.m. the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was notified of an accident with injuries on Interstate 41 north of Canary Lane in the Town of Wayne. Callers reported one vehicle was on fire, there may be people trapped in

Multiple vehicle accident Sunday evening on I41

    June 18, 2018 – On June 17, 2018 at approximately 8:56 p.m. the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a three vehicle injury crash on Interstate 41 southbound between US Highway 45 and Holy Hill Road. Personnel from the Sheriff’s Office and Richfield Fire Department responded

Name of victim in accident on Wallace Lake released

  June 16, 2018 – Town of Trenton, WI – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has identified the deceased operator from Thursday’s Wallace Lake incident as 81-year-old, Merlin L. Waechter from the Town of Trenton. The incident remains under investigation and no further information is being released.   Funeral

Statement on accident on Wallace Lake released | By Washington County Sheriff

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  June 14, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – On Thursday, June 14 at 12:10 p.m. the Washington County Sheriff’s Office received a report from a resident in the 7100 block of S. Wallace Lake Drive in Town of Trenton that a weed cutting machine on Wallace Lake was

Home invasion in neighboring Waukesha County

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May 31, 2018 – Waukesha Co., WI – On May 30, 2018 at 6:21 pm, deputies from the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a burglary in progress in the Village of Wales. A 76-year-old male homeowner was involved in a physical altercation with a 33-year-old male.  

Pregnant woman and friend injured in freak accident at Holy Hill

  May 30, 2018 – Town of Erin, WI – On Sunday, May 27 at 3:08 p.m. two subjects were injured when a branch, about 20-feet long, fell onto two picnic tables on the Holy Hill Basilica grounds. The branch struck a 29-year-old pregnant female from Chicago in the

Arrest made in town of Addison for stolen vehicle and burglary

May 22, 2018 – Town of Addison, WI – This past Saturday evening, May 20 at 5:28 p.m. a Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy on routine patrol stopped a vehicle on I41 at CTH K in the town of Addison. The deputy stopped the vehicle because half of the license

Chain reaction accident involving 3 vehicles in Village of Richfield

  May 22, 2018 – Village of Richfield, WI – On Monday evening, May 21  at 9:48 p.m. the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a chain-reaction type motor vehicle accident that occurred on STH 164 south of Pioneer Road in the Village of Richfield. The initial crash occurred

Flat tire sparks semi fire in Town of Polk

May 19, 2018 – Town of Polk, WI – On May 19, 2018 at approximately 11:43 am the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was notified by multiple 911 callers of a Walmart semi-truck and trailer that was on fire on the off ramp from I41 north bound to County Trunk

I41 closed Monday morning following semi rollover in Town of Wayne

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     May 14, 2018 – Town of Wayne, WI – On May 13, 2018 at approximately 10:55 p.m. the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a semi-tractor trailer that rolled over in the median of I41 south of STH 28 in the Town of Wayne. Washington County

Vehicle stolen early Saturday morning from Village of Kewaskum home

May 12, 2018 – Village of Kewaskum, WI – On Saturday May 12, 2018 at approximately 5:08 a.m. a Village of Kewaskum resident contacted the Washington County Sheriff’s Communication Center to report her vehicle had just been stolen from her driveway. The victim advised she had been warming up

Washington Co. Sheriff looking for help in accident involving Washington Co. Taxi Bus

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May 10, 2018 – Town of Hartford, WI – On Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at approximately 8:49 a.m., the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a single vehicle accident involving a Washington County Taxi bus in the area of CTH E and Rolaine Parkway in the Town of

3 trees and 2 power lines damaged following severe thunderstorm

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May 9, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – This evening Washington County experienced some minor damage from a severe thunderstorm cell that moved across the southern portion of the county. At 5:03 p.m., our dispatch center received information that three trees and two power lines were down in the

Washington Co. Sheriff warns of scam involving ‘missed jury duty’

May 7, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – Recently other counties have experienced citizens being contacted by phone by a subject claiming to be an officer from a Sheriff’s Office. The subject claimed that the person being contacted missed jury duty and now has a warrant out for their

Motorcyclist flighted to Froedtert Hospital following accident involving deer

May 6, 2018 – Town of Trenton, WI- On Saturday, May 5, 2018, at 11:13 p.m., the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a motorcycle accident located on Wallace Lake Road west of N. Poplar Road in the town of Trenton. Deputies, along with Newburg Fire Department, and

Suspicious fires under investigation in Washington County

  May 2, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – Beginning March 19, 2018, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office has responded to several suspicious grass fires in the southern half of the county. These locations include the area of Friess Lake Road at Lake Drive in the Village of Richfield,

16-year-old Hartford boy behind the wheel in car vs. train accident

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April 28, 2018 – Township of Addison, WI – On Saturday, April 28 at 3:43 p.m. the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a vehicle vs. train accident on Aurora Road 0.7 miles north of County Highway K, in the Township of Addison.   St. Lawrence Fire Department and

Over $200,000 in damage following house fire in Town of West Bend

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April 1, 2018 – Town of West Bend, WI – On Saturday March 31, 2018 at approximately 8:52 p.m. the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a house fire at 4049 Lake Drive in the Town of West Bend. The fire was reported by the homeowner as a

VIDEO | Washington Co. Sheriff’s Office releases cause of Friday grass fire

  March 24, 2018 – Town of Barton, WI – On Friday, March 23 at 12:26 p.m. the Washington County Sheriff’s Office received a report of heavy smoke coming the area of the dead end of Sleepy Hollow Road in the Town of Barton. The first arriving Deputy determined

Two in custody following high-speed chase in Washington County

March 24, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – On March 24, 2018 at 12:28 a.m. the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was notified by the Wisconsin State Patrol in Fond du Lac that they received a 911 report of two vehicles driving reckless at over 100 mph on I41 in

Man crashes into home in Town of Jackson

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March 16, 2018 – Town of Jackson, WI  – The Washington County Sheriff’s office is investigating a hit and run to an occupied home in the 3600 block of Summer Drive in the Town of Jackson. The incident occurred Thursday, evening March 15, 2018 at 11:48 p.m. Deputies located

Town of Addison man dies following accident at work site in Washington County

March 16, 2018 – Town of Kewaskum, WI – A 63-year-old Town of Addison man died Thursday, March 15, 2018 as a result of a fall while using a ladder at a home in the process of being remodeled. The accident happened in the Town of Kewaskum on Forestview

Man rescued after falling through ice on Big Cedar Lake

March 12, 2018 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – On Sunday, March 11 at 6:25 p.m. a 68-year-old Town of West Bend man fell through the ice on Big Cedar Lake while taking his dog for a walk. A nearby resident saw the incident unfold and contacted 911. The

Hartford man killed in accident in Town of Wayne

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March 11, 2018 – Town of Wayne, WI – On March 11, 2018, at 4:06 a.m., the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a single vehicle car crash, on Midland Drive south of Mohawk Road, in the town of Wayne. Deputies responded along with the Kohlsville First Responders,

Teens arrested in Washington County for stolen vehicle

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    Marh 8, 2018 – Washington Co., WI- Two Washington County Sheriff’s deputies were returning from a prisoner escort early this morning at 12:20 a.m. when a vehicle swerved into their lane on I41 near CTH K in the Town of Addison. As deputies are a curious bunch,

Washington County Sheriff’s Office investigating thefts on Ball Drive in Village of Richfield

Feb. 27, 2018 – Village of Richfield, WI – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of a red 2009 Polaris Razor UTV that was taken from a residence in the 2300 block of Ball Drive in the Village of Richfield. The UTV has a plow, full

Building a total loss following Sunday fire in Town of Kewaskum

  Feb., 26, 2018 – Kewaskum, WI –  On Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 at approximately 7:15 a.m., a passerby notified an on-duty Village of Kewaskum police officer of a possible fire at a new home under construction located in the 3500 block of E. Moraine Drive in the Town

Man nearly run over by semi in Village of Richfield

  Feb. 21, 2018 – Richfield, WI – A 61-year-old New Berlin man was transported to Froedtert Medical Center after nearly being run over by a semi-tractor in the Village of Richfield today. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at 8:40 a.m. after an employee of

Family of 4 escapes morning house fire

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Feb. 19, 2018 – Town of Farmington- On Feb. 19, 2018 at approximately 3:44 a.m. the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a house fire at 7720 Tomahawk Drive in the Town of Farmington.   The fire was reported by a neighbor who observed flames coming from the
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