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Accident Update

Last night (11-29-17) at 5:38 pm La Crosse Police were dispatched to area of South Ave at 7th St. for a motor vehicle accident.  Police determined a vehicle operated by Travis Brewer of La Crosse was travelling north bound on South Ave approaching 7th St. when he struck a pedestrian (Eric Emerson of La Crosse).  According to […]

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Repeat Offender Arrested for Meth and a Loaded Gun

Yesterday (November 14, 2017) at 2:38PM, Neighborhood Resource Officers observed a vehicle with two persons acting suspicious inside.  Upon a closer look, the Officers recognized the vehicle from a previous incident where they arrested Kong Vang. The Officers could see the passenger slouching down, attempting to not be seen. Neighborhood Resource Officers stopped the vehicle […]

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween 2017 is just days away, and the La Crosse Police Department would like to remind citizens of some safety tips! “Meet ‘n Treat” occurs on Halloween, October 31st, with recommended hours between 4:00PM – 8:00PM. Motorists •Be on the lookout for “Meet ‘n Treaters” on sidewalks, in medians, at crossings, and in the streets […]

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3rd Street Aid Station (11th Year)

CONTACT PERSON: Officer Brooke Pataska (608) 789-7209 The La Crosse Police Department is pleased to announce that the 3rd Street Aid Station will again be open and ready to serve the community Friday and Saturday of Oktoberfest. This year’s endeavor follows in the footsteps of nine (10) successful years of operation. Friday the Aid Station […]

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The La Crosse Police Department, together with our community partners, have been preparing for the 2017 Oktoberfest for many months to ensure a safe and enjoyable celebration for all. Recently, we have been reaching out to different members of our community to provide some recommendations for best practices during this city-wide event. We are again […]

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Downtown Fight Leads to a Stabbing & 3 Arrests

At 12:28 am La Crosse Police were dispatched to 100 South 3rd St. for a fight in progress with one person unconscious in the road and another person stabbed. The investigation revealed that Luke C. Morrissey (8/27/93) and Adam C. Aldrich (11/25/82) were removed from Carlie’s by the bouncers for fighting with people in the […]

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Back to School Safety

As summer comes to a close and schools open their doors for the new school year, the La Crosse Police Department would like to ask that all motorists be more vigilant for people walking and riding bikes to school, including the university areas. Motor vehicles shall yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian that has started […]

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Carjacking leads to an officer involved shooting

Today at 5:10 pm the La Crosse Police were dispatched to Houska Park for a report of a carjacking. The female victim told the responding officer that a male approached her, displayed a handgun and stole her vehicle. The victim was able to get herself and her 3 year old child out of the vehicle […]

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Shooting Update

Clifton Traywick                                 Duane Strelow Jr. During the course of the day La Crosse Police continued to investigate the shooting from earlier this morning. The investigation led La Crosse Police to 129 Spurbeck St. in the Town of Campbell. Investigators developed information that one of the suspects from the entry at 417 South 8th St. that led to […]

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La Crosse Police Investigate Early Morning Shooting

La Crosse Police are currently investigating a shooting that occurred at about 6:55 am this morning. La Crosse Police initially received a call of people breaking into the residence at 417 8th Street South.  The resident reported that 2 or 3 people had broken in and he had shot at the intruders with a pistol but […]

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