Crawford Releases

By: News Release
Mar 25th, 2019

On March 20, 2019, a Crawford County Deputy pursued after a vehicle for a speeding violation on STH 27 in the Township of Utica.

While catching up to the vehicle, the deputy observed the vehicle cross the yellow center divider line numerous times into the oncoming lane of traffic. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and identified the driver of a 2001 Pontiac Firebird as Angela Zeigler, age 36 of Lynxville.

While speaking with Zeigler, the deputy observed several indications of impairment indicative of methamphetamine use. The deputy asked Ziegler to perform failed field sobriety tests, which she failed. A search of the vehicle was conducted and a plastic bag containing suspected methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia were located within the vehicle.

Ziegler was transported to the Crawford County Jail and charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of a restricted controlled substance, 1st offense. Charges of possession of methamphetamine have been referred to the District Attorney’s office. Assisting the Sheriff’s Department was Scott’s Towing and Crossing Rivers Hospital.

 On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, the Crawford County Sheriff's Department initially received a report of property damage on N. Buck Creek Rd. near Lester Dr. in the Township of Freeman. Sometime, during the month of December, a vehicle crashed into a six-strand barbwire fence and destroyed a significant portion of the fence, posts, etc… Based on the vehicle parts remaining at the scene, the suspect vehicle sustained a heavy amount of damage and is suspected to be a darker grey 2009 – 2011 Dodge Ram pickup truck.

CRAWFORD COUNTY CRIME STOPPERS URGES ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION ABOUT THIS OR ANY OTHER CRIMES TO CALL 608-326-8933 OR 1-866-779-PAYS. ANYONE CALLING EITHER OF THESE NUMBERS WITH A CRIME STOPPERS TIP WILL REMAIN ANONYMOUS AND A REWARD OF UP TO $1000.00 WILL BE PAID FOR A TIP WHICH SOLVES A CRIME WITH AN ARREST, CHARGES BEING FILED AND/OR RECOVERY OF STOLEN PROPERTY.



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