Police Incident Reports A Selection of Noteworthy Incident Reports
Incidents listed are selected by the Officer In Charge of each shift that may have significant public interest. Incidents listed are not inclusive of all incidents. To view Calls for Services information, please visit CrimeReports.com. Requests for information can be directed to the MPD Records Unit: (608) 266-4075.
Incident TypeIntoxicated/Impaired Driver
Incident Date11/04/2013 - 3:47 PM
AddressS. First St.
ArrestedVincent J. Barkus, age 50, lives out of his van.
Suspect was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated - 3rd offense and Resisting.
Victim(s)Female, age 58
Male, age 53
DetailsAn intoxicated driver believes he fell asleep behind the wheel of his van just prior to crashing into a SUV Monday afternoon. The driver of the SUV, a 58-year old woman, and a passenger in the suspect's van were both taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The collision occurred at the intersection of S. First St. and Winnebago St. around 3:50 p.m. The van driver knew he had crashed, but told an officer he did not know if he had hit bushes, a person, or another vehicle. "I just don't know ... I'm drunk. Just give me a ticket," he said.
Released 11/05/2013 at 11:14 AM by PIO Joel DeSpain
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