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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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Busy Gun Weekend for La Crosse Police

The weekends are usually busy for the La Crosse Police; however, the number of incidents involving guns is alarming. This Saturday night, La Crosse Police had a string of calls involving guns. The first was at 9:24 pm, an attempted armed robbery outside of Vick’s Bar at 3749 Mormon Coulee Rd where a suspect pointed […]

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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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One in Custody as Part of Home Invasion Robbery

The La Crosse Police have arrested one individual and continue to investigate a home invasion robbery complaint. Police were dispatched to 607 5th Ave South at 1:55 am after several calls to dispatch indicating multiple suspects walked into the residences with shotguns. The suspects demanded money and took property as they left the residence. Officers […]

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Lengthy Investigation Leads to 1st Degree Reckless Homicide Charges

After a prolonged drug investigation, La Crosse Police arrested Zachary D. Miller (DOB 09/09/1992) for first degree reckless homicide and arrested Jennifer M. Tenner (DOB 10/26/1983) for party to the crime – first degree reckless homicide. In May 2017 La Crosse Police began investigating Zachary Miller for selling heroin. As part of this investigation, investigators […]

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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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Officer Involved Shooting Update

    On Sunday, August 13 at 5:01 pm the La Crosse Police were dispatched to Houska Park (1013 Houska Dr.) for a report of a carjacking. The female victim reported that a male white approached her, displayed a handgun and stole her vehicle. The victim was able to get herself and her 3 year […]

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