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Suspect Identified in Homicide Investigation – Arrest Warrant Issued

La Crosse Police in consultation with the La Crosse County District Attorney’s Office are identifying Shavonte T. Thompson DOB 02/16/1992 of La Crosse as the suspect in the homicide of Javier Hall. On Saturday night, November 2nd at about 9:40 pm the La Crosse Police were dispatched to the 900 block of Copeland Ave. for […]

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Sex Offender Notification

The attached flyer contains details of a recent sex offender notification that the La Crosse Police Department received from the Wisconsin Department of Corrections. Thomas V. Drusch is being released from Wisconsin Prison System. We want you to be informed of this offender’s release into the community. Please click on the link below and type […]

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La Crosse Police Announce Campaign Visit Policy

The City of La Crosse Police Department is announcing their intention to require presidential campaigns to provide a 50 percent up front payment for the anticipated expenses associated with campaign visits. Over the last 20+ years La Crosse has become a destination for presidential candidates from both parties.  As a community there is some honor […]

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October Proving to be a Busy Month for La Crosse Police

In the last 30 days, La Crosse Police have responded to many calls involving guns. This continues the alarming trend with our calls for service over the last three years.  We have done press releases in the past focusing on the increase of gun calls, shots fired calls and felon in possession of firearm arrests. […]

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LA CROSSE POLICE COMPLETE THE ONE MIND CAMPAIGN PLEDGE

The La Crosse Police Department is pleased to announce that they have completed the pledge they took to improve their response to those living with a mental illness in the community. The pledge is a part of an initiative called the One Mind Campaign which was started by the International Association of Chiefs of Police […]

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Police Investigate Shots Fired

The La Crosse Police Department is investigating a report of shots fired in the 1200 Block of 5th Avenue South, during the overnight hours of September 12, 2019. On September 12th, 2019 at 5:25AM La Crosse Police were dispatched to a residence in the 1200 block of 5th Avenue South for a report of an […]

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La Crosse Police Arrest Shooter from Weekend Incident

La Crosse Police have arrested Robert Powell IV (DOB 02-06-1991) of La Crosse as the suspect in this past weekend’s shooting incident. In the early morning hours of July 28th at 1:33am, Officers patrolling the downtown area heard a gunshot fired in the area of Who’s On Third, 126 3rd Street North. The initial investigation […]

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Police Investigate Shots Fired Incident

The La Crosse Police Department is investigating a report of shots fired in the 900 Block of Caledonia Street, during the overnight hours of July 19, 2019. On July 19th, 2019 La Crosse Police were dispatched to the Partners for Excellence School at 901 Caledonia Street at 10:02AM for a report of windows that had […]

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Search Warrant leads to the arrest of two for drug and weapon charges

Last night, June 3, 2019, members of the La Crosse Police Department’s Investigative Bureau, along with the Emergency Response Team and Neighborhood Resource Officers, conducted a search warrant at 1116 4th Street South #2. As a result of this search warrant, Lavon D. Liggins (DOB 05/03/1981) was arrested for multiple drug offenses, as well as […]

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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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