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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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One In Custody Following Downtown Shooting

At 12:18 am on August 5th the La Crosse Police responded to the area of 3rd and Main St for a report of a shooting.  Initial reports from witnesses indicated that a disturbance among several people started in the mid-block of 100 South 3rd.  The people involved began walking north on 3rd St. and shots […]

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National Night Out

Tuesday, August 7th marks the 35th National Night Out and the 21st Annual celebration here in La Crosse! National Night Out (NNO) is an annual event in which Neighborhood Watch groups get together across the nation in the form of local block parties, cookouts, and youth programs. The NNO campaign involves citizens, law enforcement agencies, […]

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LCPD Recognizes 2018 Award Recipients

Last evening, May 16th, Chief Ron Tischer and members of the La Crosse Police Awards/Recognition Committee recognized Officers and community members for their extraordinary efforts in law enforcement, community service, and making La Crosse a safer place to live. We are pleased to announce the following individuals who received awards this year: Officer Andrew Adey and […]

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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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UPDATE: Drug Dealer Awaiting Trial Arrested Again

La Crosse Police informed the public of Deante L. House’s arrest from last Wednesday night in a press release put out on March 22nd. Mr. House was initially arrested with over $4,700.00 cash and an estimated street value of $11,000.00 of drugs which included methamphetamine, heroin and cocaine.  Additionally, Mr. House was out on bond […]

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Drug Dealer Awaiting Trial Arrested Again

Last night La Crosse Police Investigators along with the Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant at 425 Johnson Street.  The main target of this drug investigation was Deante L. House 12-05-85.  Police Investigators were able to complete a controlled drug buy from Mr. House using a confidential police informant. Mr. House was taken into […]

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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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