Monday, Oct. 4

8:23p.m. A suspect with an active warrant was arrested by a Chetek police officer after the officer made contact with him near a convenience store on Second Street.

Tuesday, Oct. 5

8:28 a.m. Rusk County requested help with a male subject who allegedly cut his wrists with a knife before his parents took the knife away and wrapped the wounds. Chetek EMS responded to a location just over the Rusk County Line near County Line Road and Horseshoe Lake Road.

10:50 a.m. A Cameron man reported someone broke into his truck and took a checkbook, three-ball hitch, several other items and $5 in change sometime the previous night, while the truck was parked in the 100 block of North Sixth Street.

11:30 a.m. A commercial burglar alarm went off in the 200 block of Knapp St., Chetek. The alarm service advised they did make contact with someone who refused to give his name and then hung up. An officer found the building secure.

6:35 p.m. A caller made a phone tip to dispatchers about alleged drug activity in the 1300 block of 19 ½ Street, Cameron, alleging that subjects were “torching up in a gray colored van.”

9:10 p.m. Dispatchers were notified of a traffic hazard on the southbound off ramp at the Chetek exit at Mile Marker 127, Hwy. 53. A Chetek officer found a trash can in the roadway and removed it.

10:00 p.m. An apartment dweller in the 1200 block of Ludlow Avenue, Cameron, reported a possible break-in at his home. He found the door open and his dog was running loose. The renter said the home is on the market and there had been some showings that day. He said he would contact the real estate agent in charge of the showings. He said he would turn video footage over to a Cameron police officer.

Wednesday, Oct. 6

6:01 a.m. Chetek Fire Department was paged to a fire alarm at a nursing home, where smoke was detected in the building. It was later learned that someone burned their breakfast, causing the alarm.

1:34 p.m. A motorist called 911 from the Hwy. 53 rest area near Chetek to report a vehicle “parked in the middle of the roadway and that the driver was not acting right.” The driver was on his way to a medical appointment. His wife came to Barron to pick up the keys, and the subject was taken to Eau Claire for his appointment.

3:37 p.m. A 12-year-old student at Cameron Middle School took off on foot after not getting on the school bus. The principal provided his name and information on when he was last seen. The child’s mother said he wasn’t at home. The child was later located by an officer and walked home.

6:29 p.m. Someone found license plates on the street in the 300 block of North First Street in Cameron. The plates were turned in to a Cameron officer to be returned to their owner.

Thursday, Oct. 7

7:10 a.m. A domestic disturbance was reported in the 100 block of Beagle Street, Chetek. A woman reported her son hit her and left with his girlfriend. About half an hour later, police were told that the alleged victim didn’t want to pursue charges.

10:29 a.m. Cameron Middle School reported an unruly student, and that they were concerned he would leave the property again. The student went home with his mother for the rest of the day.

2:01 p.m. A caller complained that people were “racing up and down CTH U in Dallas.” Units were advised.

6:10 p.m. A woman called 911 from the 800 block of Third Street, Chetek, yelling for help. She claimed someone broke into her home but didn’t tell the dispatcher her address. An officer later spoke to the woman and discovered she had just lost her purse, and that nothing was broken into.

6:46 p.m. A woman called from rural New Auburn to report someone was threatening her over the What’s App phone application. She said the caller told her that if she doesn’t pay them $200, they were going to post her personal information online. But she didn’t want to delete the app. A deputy spoke with the woman and told her it was a scam, and advised her to stop all conversation on the app.

Friday, Oct. 8

8:58 a.m. Someone at Dollar General, Cameron, reported seeing someone going through an employee’s vehicle. The suspect was reported to be “an older white male with white hair and a goatee, wearing a high-visibility reflective shirt with cut-off sleeves and blue jeans with suspenders.”

12:08 p.m. A man called 911 from the 1000 block of 22nd Street to report someone had forged his name on the title to a vehicle.

12:24 p.m. Someone passed a stopped school bus in the 1900 block of 16 ½ Avenue. The incident was reported to dispatchers by the Cameron School District.

3:43 p.m. Chetek police were asked to do a welfare check on a man staying in a rental unit in the 100 block of Second Street South, Chetek. The man was described as being ill, but also was being loud. A second call was made at 4:29 p.m. The sick man was reported to be getting on a motorcycle. Chetek EMS was paged but the man wasn’t transported. He vacated the room and was loading up his motorcycle to leave.

4:11 p.m. A gas drive-off was reported at a Cameron gas station. The vehicle headed north on CTH SS. An officer later found the suspect vehicle and its owner at a location in the 1300 block of 19 ½ Street. The owner said he would go pay for the fuel.

7:40 p.m. A motorist reported almost being rear-ended by a vehicle on westbound U.S. Hwy. 8 at Cameron. A Cameron officer later saw the vehicle and driver in a nearby mobile home development. The driver was taken to Barron Hospital for a blood draw. The motorist was charged with operating while intoxicated and Cameron Police Department reported that he was later released to a sober party.

Saturday, Oct. 9

12:23 p.m. A man called 911 from the 100 block of 23 ¾ Street, New Auburn, to report his 12-foot aluminum trailer had been stolen the previous night. Later, dispatchers learned the owners found the trailer, that someone had borrowed it and did not tell the owners.

4:34 p.m. Chetek officers reported trying to stop a vehicle in the 2300 block of 8 ½ Avenue. The vehicle, evidently a motorcycle, was reported stolen by its owner minutes after the initial call. The individual on the bike was detained on a probation charge and Blackjack towing service took the bike.

that someone had borrowed it and did not tell the owners.

4:34 p.m. Chetek officers reported trying to stop a vehicle in the 2300 block of 8 ½ Avenue. The vehicle, evidently a motorcycle, was reported stolen by its owner minutes after the initial call. The individual on the bike was detained on a probation charge and Blackjack towing service took the bike.

5:56 p.m. A woman stopped at the Sheriff’s Department to report someone stole money from her home in the 1300 block of 19 ½ Street, Cameron.

7:50 p.m. A Florida caller reported that her mother, who lives in Chetek, had been scammed out of $1,000. She reported that someone called her mother telling her that her grandson was in trouble and needed money. A taxi came to the woman’s home and she paid the suspect the money. The caller said this had happened one other time but that the woman didn’t pay the scammer.

Sunday, Oct. 10

4:14 p.m. A Chetek woman called 911 to report someone claiming to be her boss had been sending her text messages. The caller said her boss confirmed that he was not sending the texts. The woman and her co-workers were advised to block the texts.

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