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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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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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Missing Person Located

On 02/07/2019 at 1:41PM we responded to the area of 1600 Johnson Street to assist first responders.  A homeowner called 911 reporting they located a snow covered body in the back yard of their residence.  Upon arrival it was determined the individual was deceased, and through the investigation, the subject was identified as Juan Gonzalez […]

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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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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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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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2018 Police Week Events

Each year, law enforcement agencies throughout the United States participate in National Police Week.  As a tribute to fallen officers and their families, President John F. Kennedy proclaimed May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day.  The week in which May 15th falls is known as Police Week.  This year, National Police Week will occur May 13th – 19th, […]

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