Food Stamp Offense

Here is one we don’t see people get arrested for or charged with very often.  Two people, Johnny Johnson, 45 years old, of Deer Valley Road and Benjamin Roebuck, 37 years old, of Deer Valley Road have been charged with Food Stamp Offense – Unauthorized Use of Foods Stamps $100 – $5,000 as Party to a Crime. These tend to be long investigation, needing lots of interviews and reviewing video; then the District Attorneys Office needs to find the time to charge out this case – which they did!  As a side note, this case occurred in October 2016 – … Continue reading Food Stamp Offense

To young to die

Officer Terney with the Techumseh, OK police department was killed March 27, 2017.  A young man at the beginning of his career. Police Officer Justin Terney was shot and killed while pursuing a fleeing subject at approximately 11:30 pm. He conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle near South Cooper Drive and Benson Park Road. The driver of the vehicle fled on foot and Officer Terney pursued him. Officer Turney deployed his taser, but it had no effect on the man. The subject then drew a firearm and shot Officer Terney several times. Officer Terney was able to return fire, … Continue reading To young to die

A sad day for our state

Detective Weiland was killed in the line of duty on March 22, 2017.  Detective Weiland’s funeral is this week. Detective Jason Weiland was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance and multiple shootings. Police initially responded to a domestic disturbance call at a bank in Rothschild where two bank employees had been shot and killed. The subject later killed an attorney at a law office in Schofield before barricading himself inside an apartment complex near the intersection of Ross Avenue and Aspen Street in Weston. The subject exchanged gunfire with officers from multiple agencies at the apartment complex. … Continue reading A sad day for our state

Media Release: Attempted 1st Degree Intentional Homicide

MEDIA RELEASE Date of Release:  March 23, 2017     Released By:  Sergeant Jess Fischer Incident:  Attempted Homicide Incident Number: 2017-95879 Date of Incident:  March 22, 2017 Suspect:  Tyras C. Tolden 20 years old Requesting Charges:  Attempted 1st Degree Intentional Homicide Victim:  Not releasing at this time Details of Incident:   On March 22, 2017, at 11:41pm, town of Madison Police were dispatched to the 2600 block on Pheasant Ridge Tr., as a result of a call to police for sounds of a disturbance within a residence.  Upon arrival, officers located a 23 year old female with numerous stab wounds and lacerations … Continue reading Media Release: Attempted 1st Degree Intentional Homicide

Another needless law enforcement death

Sergeant Shawn Anderson was shot and killed at approximately 11:00 pm on March 18, 2017 while investigating a rape. He and another officer had gone to a salon at 1962 O’Neal Lane to interview the suspect. A struggle ensued during the interview in which Sergeant Anderson was fatally shot. The suspect was wounded during the incident and taken into custody. Sergeant Anderson was a 43 year old U.S. Army veteran and had served with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office for 18 years. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Sgt. Anderson’s family, friends and the East Baton Rouge Parish … Continue reading Another needless law enforcement death


Date:  March 7th, 2017 -On March 1st, Town of Madison officers were called to a fight involving about 15 subjects at local gas station.  One suspect was found with a gun, a Taser and marijuana. -On March 3rd, Monona officers stopped a vehicle occupied by three subjects on the beltline.  They recovered marijuana and a loaded handgun. -On March 5th, Town of Madison officers were called to a weapons related disturbance in the 2600 block of Hazelwood Court area.  They recovered heroin and two guns; one of which had a 31 round extended magazine. -On March 5th, Monona officers stopped … Continue reading CITY OF MONONA AND TOWN OF MADISON POLICE JOINT NEWS RELEASE

PLEASE … Move over!

If you see an emergency vehicle on the side of the highway (the Beltline in this instance) – MOVE OVER!  Do you really want to kill an emergency worker who is trying to keep the highways safe?  Good golly, the driver in this video had room to move into the center lane AND slow down – but he or she decided it was worth putting an officers life at risk. Come on man! Chief Gregory Continue reading PLEASE … Move over!

Wet dog

The work of a police K9 can be downright dirty. Not many shifts go by without Officer James Brown heading home wet, muddy, and covered in dog drool. Officer Brown and K9 Tonto’s shift on March 2 proved no different. At 11:59 pm they were dispatched to assist an outside agency in attempting to locate a fleeing suspect. The suspect fled from officers on foot. K9 Tonto located the suspect’s track and followed it. Tonto tracked the suspect for .41 miles and located him hiding in a small river, partially submerged. The find left K9 Tonto feeling so exhilarated he jumped into … Continue reading Wet dog