Grant Releases

By: News Release
May 3rd, 2019


On May 1, 2019 at approximately 1:55 P.M., a Grant County Deputy observed a suspicious vehicle driving on Cth E in Stitzer. As the deputy caught up to the vehicle, the vehicle immediately turned into Reddy Ag and stopped. The deputy spoke with an employee of Reddy Ag to see if this vehicle and or occupants had any business here at Reddy Ag, which the employee advised they did not. As the deputy was approaching the vehicle, the vehicle left Reddy Ag and the deputy conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle on Creamery Street in Stitzer. The driver of the vehicle, Max Miller, 19 of Dodgeville, was arrested for Absolute Sobriety. There were two passengers in the vehicle as well, Cameron Hass, 19 of Hillsboro and Trevor Veech, 27 of Lancaster. Mr. Haas was cited for Underage Drinking, while Mr. Veech was cited with two counts of Providing Alcohol to Minors and Open intoxicants in a Motor Vehicle.

Two Vehicle Crash

On Thursday April 25, 2019 at approximately 9:55 am Grant County Deputies responded to a report of a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Hwy 18 and Hwy 80 located in Montfort. Tyler Colburn, age 32 from Highland, was traveling southbound on CTY I in his 2008 Ford Escape. Tyler came to a complete stop at the stop sign and then started to turn westbound on Hwy 18. At the same time Bradley Bishop, age 71 from Cobb, was traveling westbound on Hwy 18 in his 2002 Dodge Ram 2500. Bishop was towing an anhydrous ammonia tank and was operating with his four way flashers on. The front driver's side of Colburn's vehicle collided with the front passenger side of Bishop's vehicle. The weight from the anhydrous tank spun Bishops vehicle into the eastbound lane of Hwy 18. Hwy 18 was closed for approximately one hour while crews removed the vehicles. The anhydrous tank remained intact and was towed away from the scene by another pickup truck. Both vehicle sustained front end damages and were removed by Haase Service and Towing of Montfort. All parties involved in the crash were wearing their seat belts and no one was injured. Colburn was cited for failure to yield right of way. The Grant County Sheriff's Office was assisted at the scene by the Montfort Fire Department, Montfort EMS, Cobb EMS, and the Iowa County Sheriff's Office.