Oneida County Sheriff

A convicted sex offender from Montana is living in the town of Nokomis, Oneida county.

 

The Sheriff's Department reports 46 year old Todd Ames will be living at 9862 Siemering Drive. It's listed as Tomahawk, though the address is in the town of Nokomis, Oneida county.

Ames was convicted in Montana of Sexual Assault in 2009. He has had his parole transferred to Oneida county.

One of the two motorcyclists injured in a crash last weekend north of Tomahawk has died.

The Oneida County Sheriff's Department reports 50-year-old Benjamin J. Guite, Sr. of Merrill died Wednesday at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. The second motorcyclist, 49 year old Lynette A. Haman of Elkhorn, Wisconsin was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield. Her condition was not released.

Deputies report the crash happened Friday night about 9:30 p.m. at Oneida county "L" and Prairie Rapids Road. Haman's motorcycle is said to have turned in front of Guite's northbound motorcyle.

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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..."

A 90 year old Wood county woman has died from a one vehicle crash in Oneida county.

The Oneida county sheriff's department reports Dorothy Tyler of Vesper died at Aspirus Hospital in Wausau of injuries sustained Tuesday morning. She died early Wednesday.

Deputies report the vehicle she was in, driven by 73 year old Ronald Tyler of Vesper, went out of control on county highway "Q" in the town of Schoepke and crashed.

Oneida County Sheriff's Department

A Rhinelander man has been charged with the Monday shooting of his uncle.

23 year old Marcus L. Alsteens of 645 Mason Street is charged with attempted first degree intentional homicide, aggravated battery, negligent handling of a weapon, and injury by negligent use of a dangerous weapon, all with domestic abuse.

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A contingent of Oneida county sheriff's deputies are working the Hodag Countryfest grounds in Pine Lake this weekend, as tens of thousands of music fans are here for the annual festival.

Sheriff Grady Hartman says they put as many deputies as possible at the site...

"....we patrol the grounds and we patrol the roads leading into the grounds and the perimeter. We're looking to try and solve problems before they happen and be proactive with our patrols..."

Sheriff Hartman says they typically encounter.....