An Arbor Vitae woman has been arrested for what authorities allege is a large amount of money taken a business. Mincoqua Police Chief David Jaeger has an update...
"...in April of 2013, it was reported to our department that a former employee had embezzled money from the Northwoods Animal Hospital located here in Mincoqua on Blumenstein Road. While investigating that theft it was found that large amounts of money were missing....."
Law enforcement agencies were called Friday morning(5/16) as an alleged road rage incident was going on on U.S. Highway 51. The incident caused a lockdown at Minocqua-Hazelhurst-Lake Tomahawk school.
An eyewitness said a gun was allegedly pointed at another vehicle. It was reported the suspect's vehicle drove through the parking lot at M-H-LT Elementary School. School administrators conducted a preventative lockdown.
Minocqua police are working to identify two suspects involved in a theft Monday. Officers responded to a theft from Kurt’s Island sport shop. The suspect or suspects are reported to have walked into the business office, opened a drawer where cash was kept, stole $1500 and walked out of the business after talking with employees. The Minocqua Police Department is following up on several leads and is asking for anyone with information to come forward.
After evaluating many options, it looks like Minocqua will continue with a police department and it's own police chief.
Following the resignation of Chief Andrew Gee, the board explored the option of discontinuing with a police department and contracting police services with Oneida county. Town Chair Mark Hartzheim says the board decided against it...
Two teenagers have been taken into custody for a series of recent burglaries in the Lakeland area.
Lieutenant Dan Hess from the Oneida County Sheriff's Department says a tip led to the arrests....
"...August 11 at about 2:30 in the morning, the sheriff's office received a call of a possible burglary at Whitman's Resort on Highway 51 in Hazelhurst. A concerned citizen called in and said there were two people inside the building. Oneida county sheriff's deputies, Vilas county deputies and Minocqua police responded..."