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Drug Search Warrant Yields Meth, Cash and Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Last night La Crosse Police Investigators and Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant at 1623 Johnson St. The search warrant was based on a drug investigation into Nathan Kohls (06/26/1991) of La Crosse. Mr. Kohls has an extensive criminal history and currently on an active felony bond and probation. Upon executing the search warrant […]

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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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Charges filed in Death Investigation

After an extensive investigation, interviews, and consulting with the La Crosse County District Attorney’s Office, Anquin St. Junious (DOB 09/14/1979 of La Crosse) has been charged with 2nd Degree Reckless Homicide, Battery, Strangulation, Disorderly Conduct and Threats to Injury for the stabbing incident. On January 2, 2019 at 2:01 am the La Crosse Police received a […]

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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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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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