Crawford Releases

By: News Release
Feb 6th, 2018

On Sunday, February 4, 2018, the Crawford County Dispatch Center was notified of a 1 vehicle crash on Ward Road, 100 yards north of US 18 in Bridgeport Township.
Reid Koenig age 16 of Rural Prairie Du Chien was driving a 2004 Buick Lesabre south on Ward Road negotiating a curve. His vehicle slid on the snow-covered roadway, losing control, crossed the roadway going into the left ditch hitting a tree.
Koenig was wearing his seatbelt and escaped injury.
Koenig’s vehicle sustained heavy right side damage and was towed from the scene by Milo’s Towing

On Saturday, February 3, 2018, at 3:00 pm The Crawford County Dispatch Center was notified of a 1 vehicle crash on County Highway E at Maple Crest Lane in Seneca Township.
Cody Crusan age 16 of Lynxville was driving a 2005 Dodge Durango West on E, negotiating a curve on the snow-covered road. The vehicle slid out of control went into the right ditch, coming to stop against a tree.
Crusan and his passenger Jeff Crusan age 49 escaped injury.
The vehicle sustained heavy damage to the passenger side but was able to be driven from the scene.
The snow-covered roadway was a contributing factor in the crash.

On February 1st, 2018 at 12:50 am, The Crawford County Sheriff’s Department’s K-9 Unit along with the assistance of a Prairie du Chien Police Department Police Officer, initiated a traffic stop on a 2005 Chrysler 300 Touring on Highway 35 near Meadow Lane in the Prairie du Chien Township. The deputy made contact with the driver Amber Davis, age 34, of La Crosse, WI and her passenger Travis Schumacher, age 34, Of La Crosse, WI. The deputy observed that both Schumacher and Davis exhibited signs of narcotics impairment while speaking with them.
Davis was discovered to have active warrants for her arrest out of La Crosse County for previous narcotic charges and is on active bond. Davis was subsequently arrested for operating with a restricted controlled substance 1st offense, bail jumping, operating after suspension and for her warrants.
Assisting the Sheriff’s Department was Prairie du Chien Police Department, Milo’s towing and Crossing Rivers Hospital.