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Drug Investigation Leads to Traffic Stop and 3 Search Warrants in La Crosse

La Crosse Police Investigative staff, along with Neighborhood Resource Officers, had a busy night Thursday. At approximately 2:51PM a car driven by James A. Connor III (DOB: 07/23/1975) was stopped in the 600 Block of South 7th Street as part of an ongoing Narcotics Investigation. Officer Dakota Jelinski and his K-9 partner Thor were deployed […]

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La Crosse Police Open Their “Tool Box”

La Crosse Police invest considerably in equipment, training and “tools” to help our officers to do their job and keep them safe. An incident this past weekend is a prime example of how these investments pay off. On Saturday night officers went to 1201 5th Ave So. in an attempt to arrest Brett Reismann of […]

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La Crosse Police Investigate Hate Crime

On February 6, the La Crosse Police Department responded to a vandalism complaint on the city’s South Side. Officers found a racist message left in graffiti on the side of a business property owned by a resident. The La Crosse Police Department is investigating this hate crime and searching for the suspect(s). Investigators need the […]

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LCPD Updates Incidents from January 30 2019

This press release will serve as an update for two incidents that occurred on 01/30/2019. Fatality Crash 2400 Hauser Street: On 01/30/2019 at approximately 7:11AM, Officers were dispatched to the 2400 block of Hauser Street, reference a car crash. Dispatch advised that employees from Alter Scrap had called saying there was an unoccupied van down […]

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Death Investigation Ongoing

This morning at 2:01 am the La Crosse Police received a report of a stabbing and the victim of the stabbing was being driven to a local hospital at the time. Officers responded to the hospital where Virgil R. Stewart (DOB 08/21/1976 of La Crosse) was being treated for a life threatening stab wound to the […]

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The Revolving Door of La Crosse County

A La Crosse area man found himself back in jail hours after La Crosse County Circuit Judge Ramona Gonzalez lowered his bond from $10,000 cash to $2,500 cash. It only took Jesse Turnmire four hours after bonding out of jail to be back in his cell. Jesse Turnmire, 29, who has a criminal record dating […]

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Busy Weekend for La Crosse Police

This past weekend proved to be a busy one for La Crosse Police. Below are a couple of the incidents our Officers addressed. On Friday, December 14th, 2018 at 9:27PM, Officers were dispatched to 3643 Mormon Coulee Road for a car versus pedestrian injury crash. A Ford Taurus driven by Brianna Allen was northbound in […]

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Missing 84 year old – Robert “Bob” Weldy

La Crosse Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Robert V Weldy “Bob”. Bob is 84 years old, 5’5″ and 200lbs, grey hair with blue eyes and wears glasses. He was last seen by his wife at their residence near 17th and Barlow. He was  wearing a light blue flannel shirt, blue plaid […]

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Spike in Gun Calls and Gun Crimes Continues

Over the past several years the La Crosse Police Department has taken notice of an alarming trend – more gun calls and crimes with guns. We have implored other institutions within the criminal justice system to take notice as well and send a message that gun crimes will not be tolerated in our community. In […]

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ONE CHARGED IN THE ERIN SOMVILAI HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION

Today, the La Crosse Police Department along with the La Crosse County District Attorney’s Office announces that Erik J. Sackett (DOB 11-25-1979) of La Crosse is being charge with First Degree Intentional Homicide as part of the Erin Somvilai investigation. On June 4th La Crosse Police had received a complaint that Erin Somvilai had not […]

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