The unexpected autumn snow situation seems to have caught some drivers unprepared, as evidenced by the Langlade County Sheriff’s Department blotters from the early week.
On Wednesday, a 911 call from a Highway A residence just after 1 a.m. notified that there was a sparking power line between two poles just across the highway. WPS was notified, and when a deputy responded, the sparks were no longer flying.
At 6:30 a.m., dispatch was notified of a road blockage at Red River and Hill View roads due to low hanging and broken branches. The Norwood town chairman was informed.
Another power line situation involving a tree on a wire on Highway S was reported at 6:36 a.m.
At 1:30 p.m., a Pine Point Road resident reported that his mailbox had been struck and damaged sometime since noon.
A car versus deer accident occurred at the intersection of Highway 45 and Mark Lane at 6:27 p.m.
A Water Power Road resident reported a property trespass at 11:32 p.m.
On Tuesday morning, there were two reports of vehicles striking deer, the first at 6:51 a.m. at Highway W and Elbow Road, and the second just before 9 a.m. on Highway 64 near Highway S. No serious damage was sustained.
Officers responded to a domestic dispute at a South Superior Street location at 1:25 p.m. One subject was detained.
A one vehicle rollover accident transpired on Neva Road near Badger Avenue at 4:38 p.m. No one was injured, but the vehicle had to be towed. The eastbound lane of Neva Road was closed for a brief time.
A truck required a tow from the ditch on Highway 45 near Koepenick Road just after 7 p.m.
Another vehicle was towed from a ditch on Highway V around 8 :30 p.m., then another at Cherry Road and Star-Neva Road at 10:06 p.m.
On Monday at 5 a.m. a possible property trespass was reported on Bissell Street in White Lake.
A large tree was reported down on Rose Lake Road near Roth Lane at 9:41 a.m.
A South Superior Street resident reported a possible theft at 10 a.m.