Grant Releases

By: News Release
Mar 29th, 2019

One vehicle crash with injury
On March 22, 2019 at approximately 12:16 p.m., William Seeley, age 22 of prairie du Chein, was driving his 2004 Mercury in Beetown Township on County U. William fell asleep while driving, going off the right side of the road. William struck a guardrail and the vehicle went into the culvert. William was transported to the hospital for non life threatening injuries by West Grant EMS. Williams vehicle was totaled and the bridge sustained major damage. William was cited for inattentive driving.

Two vehicle crash involving Power Pole
Subjects Involved: Driver: Karen Brunton Cuba City WI (47)
Vehicles Involved: Brunton was driving a 2017 GMC Terrian
On Friday, March 22, 2019 at 4:43 P.M the Grant County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to the Village of Hazel Green on 18th Street & Birch St for a two vehicle crash involving a power pole. After arriving it was determined Karen Brunton had been traveling west on 18th Street when she had a medical issue which caused her to faint. Brunton struck a legally parked vehicle belonging to Tim Davis. After Brunton struck the legally parked vehicle she put the vehicle in reverse to back up when she drove into a Power Pole on the opposite side of the street. Brunton was transported to Mercy Hospital in Dubuque by Hazel Green Rescue for her medical issue.
The Brunton & Davis vehicles were towed by Munyons Towing from Cuba City. The both vehicles received heavy damage. No citations were issued.  The Grant County Sheriff's Office was assisted by Hazel Green Fire & Rescue and the Hazel Green Power Company.

Minor two vehicle crash
On 3/23/19 at approximately 10:40 a.m., Kevin Dick, age 67 of Fennimore, was traveling northbound on Hwy 61, when he abruptly slowed to turn into a driveway. Jordin Edge, age 23 of Boscobel, was behind Kevin and was unable to stop in time, striking his vehicle. No injuries were reported. Kevin's 2012 Toyota Camry sustained minor damage. Jordin's 2016 Chrysler 200 sustained no apparent damage. Vehicles were removed from the scene by the owners. Fennimore Police Department assisted at the scene. The crash remains under investigation.

Traffic stop leads to OWI 3rd arrest
On March 24, 2019 at approximately 2:21 a.m., a Grant County Sheriff's Deputy stopped a vehicle on Willow Ln for operating left of center.  After a brief investigation Terrence Hollander, age 74 of Bonita Springs, Florida, was arrested for OWI 3rd. Hollander was transported to the Grant County Jail where he posted bond and was released to a responsible party. Hollander was cited for operating left of center and OWI 3rd.

Disorderly Cuba City man kicks out squad car window.
On March 25, 2019 at approximately 7:59 p.m., the Grant County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call with a female screaming in the background. The call was traced back to an apartment in Cuba City. An additional 911 call was received from a neighbor reporting screaming coming from the apartment. The Lafayette County Sheriff's Office was asked for assistance via mutual aid. The Lafayette County Deputy was first on scene. Shortly after he was on scene he reported he was holding a male party at gunpoint. The male was later identified as Brian Olson, 34 of Cuba City. A few minutes later the first Grant County Deputy arrived on scene. Upon his arrival the Lafayette County Deputy was trying to take Olson into custody. Olson was resisting arrest. A Taser was deployed to take Olson into custody. After Olson was handcuffed he continued to resist and was refusing to cooperate. Olson was held down on scene until additional officers arrived to assist. A
UW-Platteville Officer arrived on scene to assist. Olson had to be carried downstairs by the three on scene officers as he continued to resist arrest. Olson was searched and placed into the back seat of a Grant County squad car. Olson kicked one of the windows out of the back of the squad car. EMS was requested to respond to the scene. Olson continued to scream and act disorderly. Several other officers from many jurisdictions arrived on scene to assist. Olson was removed from the back of the squad car as he continued to be disorderly and
non-compliant. Olson was placed in the Cuba City EMS rescue squad and was transported to Southwest Health Center. Olson was later transported from Southwest Health Center to the Grant County Jail. The Grant County Sheriff's Office was assisted by Cuba City Police Department, Lafayette County Sheriff's Office, UW-Platteville Campus Police Department, and the Platteville Police Department. Olson was booked into the Grant County Jail for Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Arrest, and Criminal Damage to Property. Wisconsin Department of Corrections placed a hold on Olson as he was on probation. Olson was released from the Grant County Jail on probation at approximately noon the day of this incident.