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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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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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