Grant Releases

By: News Release
Oct 30th, 2019

One vehicle crash 

On October 23, 2019, at approximately 12:12 a.m., Bryan Dozier, age 22 of Tyler, TX, was traveling north on Southwest Road in Platteville Township when he fell asleep, entered the left ditch line and crashed into a line pole. Dozier's 2017 Nissan Sentra was totaled in the crash. The vehicle was removed by SOS Towing of Platteville.  

Traffic Stop leads to OWI Arrest 

On October 23, 2019 at approximately 11:56 pm, a Grant County Deputy was traveling south on Hwy 151 near County O when he met a vehicle traveling north in the south bound lane. At the same time the Grant County Communications Center received a 911 call of this same vehicle, with the complaint of it traveling north in the south bound lane. The Grant County Deputy initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle near Hummingbird Lane. The driver was identified as Devin Malott, age 28 of Belmont. After an investigation, Devin Malott was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated 1st offense and after processing, was later released to a responsible party. 

Minor 2 vehicle crash 

On October 25, 2019 at approximately 11:56 AM Shelia Thomas, age 37 of Platteville, was traveling west on Hummingbird Road, Platteville Township in her 1998 Ford F150. Thomas was approaching the stop sign at the intersection of Hummingbird Road and Hwy 151 when the F150 lost power. Thomas could not get the F150 stopped and it rolled through the stop sign. The F150 crashed into a 2018 GMC Acadia driven by Patricia Salisbury, age 72 of Platteville, who was traveling northbound on Highway 151. The crash caused minor damage to both vehicles. All involved parties were wearing safety belts. Thomas was issued a citation for no having valid insurance on her vehicle. The Grant County Sheriff's Office was assisted on scene by SOS Towing, Platteville. 

2 vehicle crash No Injuries 

On 10-28-2019 at approximately 6:25 am the Grant County Sheriff's Office received a call of a 2 vehicle crash. The crash was between a van and a pickup, both northbound on Hwy 61. The operator of the truck was an Eric Mook, age 43 of Potosi, WI, who was operating his GMC Sierra pickup truck and was stopped in the lane of traffic waiting to make a left hand turn with his left turn signal on. The operator of the van was a Julie Salmon, age 32 of Potosi, WI, who was operating her Dodge Grand Caravan. Julie saw the blinker, but she was reaching for something in the vehicle and had to swerve to avoid a high impact crash. Salmon collided with the Mook truck causing drivable damage to both vehicles. Crash report was completed and photos were taken. Both parties were wearing there seatblts. The crash is under investigation at this time.