A flurry of accident reports throughout Langlade County kept towing companies, gas and power companies, county law enforcement and emergency crews busy during the severe fog event that settled across much of northcentral Wisconsin and other parts of the state on Wednesday.

Later that day and into Thursday morning, the weather event shifted to high winds and unseasonal lightning and funnel clouds that resulted in additional reports of downed trees, snapped power lines and other weather-related damage.

The following is a partial rundown of the continuous efforts made by county officials to assist motorists and residents as crews and officers responded to the barrage of calls and reports that poured into dispatch. Weather conditions were cited as a possible cause in several of the reports.

Langlade County Sheriff’s Department responded to the report of the three-car traffic accident involving injuries that occurred Wednesday at 3:18 p.m. near Western Avenue and 10th Avenue in Antigo.

A driver involved in a crash between a Kia and Ford F-250 near Rollwood Road and Highway 47 was issued a seven-day correction notice to provide proof of insurance on Wednesday at 11:07 a.m.

Officers responded to a traffic complaint involving a disoriented elderly driver near the Langlade County Airport on North Langlade Road and Highway 64 during the Wednesday fog at 4:16 p.m.

Officers responded to an accident near the Langlade County Airport after a vehicle careened into the ditch during the severe fog event on Wednesday at 5:06 p.m. No injuries reported, and the road was shut down for a short time while the vehicle was removed.

An accident on North Langlade Road on Wednesday at 5:15 p.m. involving a car in the ditch was reported to Langlade County Dispatch. No injuries were reported.

Officers responded to a car in the ditch on Highway V Wednesday at 5:04 p.m. No injuries were reported.

A car-versus-tree accident occurred Wednesday after the vehicle slid through the intersection at Highway X and Western Road on Wednesday at 3:21 p.m.

Langlade County Sheriff’s Department responded to a car in the ditch at Highway HH and Highway G intersection on Wednesday at 6:18 p.m.

A vehicle in the ditch at North Langlade Road and North Avenue was reported at 6:28 p.m. Wednesday.

Langlade County Sheriff’s Department responded to an accident report involving a Nissan Murano sports utility vehicle that occurred near the intersection of Highway 45 and Highway G on Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. No Injuries were reported.

Several cars were reported in the ditch on Wednesday at 7:07 p.m. near the intersection of North Langlade Road and North Avenue.

Officers responded to a pickup truck which witnesses reported had gone into the ditch Wednesday at about 10 p.m. on Highway 55. Callers reported possible injuries but upon response officers determined the driver to be safe. The driver of the pickup admitted to drinking and was taken into custody.

An vehicular accident involving a gold Chevy Suburban on Highway 45 was reported Wednesday at 6:45 p.m.

A downed tree and blocked road was reported at the intersection of Highway 45 and Summit Lake Road to Langlade County Sheriff’s Department Wednesday at 11:08 p.m.

A downed tree that fell across a phone line was reported to be completely obstructing the road near the intersection of Christie Road and Highway 47 on Thursday at 2:48 a.m.

A downed power/phone cable and possible fire was reported at about 2:48 a.m. near Church Street and Mytas Road.

Langlade County Sheriff’s Department responded to a request for assistance of another agency after a tree was reported to have caught fire on Heights drive Thursday at 3:10 a.m. A power line was reported as the possible cause.

Langlade County Sheriff’s Department responded to a request for assistance of another agency after a tree was reported to have caught fire on Elm Street after a downed tree resulted in a gas leak. At about 3:32 a.m., a “bad gas” leak was reported, and City Gas was called to respond. Some houses were reported to have been evacuated for safety reasons.

Langlade County Sheriff’s Department responded to a tree blocking Highway 47 at 4:05 a.m. on Thursday.

Langlade County Sheriff’s Department responded to a tree blocking the intersection at Highway A and Highway 45 at 5:36 a.m. Thursday.

Langlade County Sheriff’s Department responded to a tree blocking Highway S and Highway O at 5:48 a.m. on Thursday.

A downed tree was reported to be hung up on power/phone lines near the intersection of Highway R and Hunting River Road Thursday at 11:23 p.m.

A felled tree was reported to have brought down power/phone lines across Highway F, completely blocking the road at 11:37 p.m. Wednesday.

A downed tree was reported to be blocking half the road at the intersection of Old Highway 26 and Elmwood Lane on Thursday at 12:21 a.m.

Downed trees and wires were reported near the Highway 64 and Schroeder Road intersection on Thursday at 12:21 a.m.

A blocked road was reported on Thursday at 5:22 a.m. near the intersection of Highway D and Sugarbush Road.

A blocked road was reported on Thursday at 4:35 a.m. near the intersection of Highway 47 and South Rollwood Road. The cause was determined to be a snapped pole.

A blocked road was reported on Thursday at 5:28 a.m. near the intersection of Highway W and Highway 47. The cause was a downed tree.

A tree leaning on a power line was reported Thursday at 6:16 a.m. on North Avenue.

A blocked road was reported on Thursday at 5:19 a.m. near North Avenue and North Langlade Road. The cause of blockage was reported as a downed tree.

A blocked road was reported on Thursday at 6:15 a.m. near Highway 55 and Pickerel Lake Road. The cause of blockage was reported as several downed trees.

A blocked road was reported on Thursday at 6:36 a.m. near Highway 55 and West Rollingstone Road. The cause of blockage was reported as a downed tree.

A blocked road was reported on Thursday at 6:38 a.m. near 55 and Highway K.

A blocked road was reported on Thursday at 6:15 a.m. near Highway I and Star Neva Road. The cause of blockage was reported as a downed tree.

A blocked road was reported on Thursday at 12:21 a.m. near the intersection of Old Highway 26 and Elmwood Lane. The cause of blockage was reported as several downed trees.

A blocked road was reported on Thursday at 12:46 a.m. near Highway K and Elk Street.

A downed wired in the ditch off of Old Highway 26 was reported at 7:22 a.m. on Thursday. Wisconsin Public Service was advised.

A blocked road was reported on Thursday at 5:58 a.m. near Bass Lake and Forest Roads. Cause of blockage was a downed tree.

A blocked road was reported on Thursday at 6:36 a.m. near Highway S and Gruenberg Road. Cause of blockage was several downed trees.

A blocked road was reported on Thursday at 6:59 a.m. near Highway C and Hayes Road. Cause of blockage was downed trees.

A blocked road was reported on Thursday at 8:04 a.m. near Highway W and Maple Road. Cause of blockage was a downed tree.

A blocked road was reported on Thursday at 7:49 a.m. near West Bear Lake Road and Carley Road.. Cause of blockage was reported as a possible downed power line.

A downed power/phone line was reported Thursday at the intersection of Pioneer Road and North Avenue at 11:16 a.m.

A possible downed power line was reported to Langlade County Sheriff’s Department on Thursday at 10:31 a.m. near the intersection of Summit Lake Road and Alcedo Street. WPS was notified.

Other reports:

The Langlade County Sheriff’s Department reported in their communications that a disorderly conduct and resisting arrest incident occurred at Aspirus Hospital during a medical clearance on Wednesday at 4:42 a.m.

School officials in Elcho reported a sexual assault between two students that involved the electronic transmission (via phone) of nude pictures. The incident occcured on Antigo Street and was reported to Langlade County Sheriff’s Department on Wednesday at 10:29 a.m.

Langlade County Sheriff’s Department received a report of a suspicious man in a black mask attempting to flag down a female driver on Highway 52 near Schroeder Brothers Farms just outside the city of Antigo. The caller informed law enforcement that the suspect was driving a red pickup truck that had been positioned one-fourth of the way into the road. The report was made on Wednesday at 4:17 p.m.

A caller made a criminal damage report to the Langlade County Sheriff’s Department, stating that her landlord had damaged an electric wheelchair and other items when he threw them outside and down the stairs while the caller was attempting to move out of the apartment. Caller stated she had not been evicted. Incident reported Wednesday at 4:41 p.m.

Langlade County Sheriff’s Department responded to a warrant after a felony bail jump on Wednesday at 8:33 p.m.

Langlade County Sheriff’s Department responded to a break-in alarm on Highway 45 at 2:15 a.m.

A 27-year old male, possibly displaying symptoms related to paranoid schizophrenia, was transported by officers safely to the hospital after a caller reported him walking along Highway 64 toward the city of Antigo.

After attempting to avoid hitting a deer in the road, the driver of a black truck drove into the lake off of Lake Street on Thursday at 10:57 p.m. The driver was uninjured, and a towing company dispatched to the scene.

Officers engaged in a vehicular pursuit after a potential retail theft by one male and one female suspect on Thursday at 9:23 p.m. The chase ensued along Highway 64. Officer stopped the pursuit at 9:43 p.m., according to the report. The female suspect was wearing a white jacket and the male was dressed in a pullover sweater and had a “high and tight, shelled haircut,” the report stated.

Officers received a harassment complaint Thursday at 5:39 p.m. on Highway 45. The alleged harassment was reported to have occurred one week ago at the workplace of the alleged victim.

An animal bite along Highway 55 was reported to officers on Friday at 12:17 a.m. The victim reported the suspect animal was a fox.

Antigo police blotter

Police responded to a noise complaint Thursday at 1:32 a.m. on Charlotte Court.

Police responded to an alarm and possible break-in on Thursday at 2:37 a.m. on Highway 45 and Counsineau Auto & Recycling.

Police were dispatched to Dunham’s Sports store on Highway 64 for an alarm on Thursday at 3:09 a.m. Cause of the alarm was suspected to be the storm.

Police responded to a blocked road Thursday at 5 a.m. near Neva Road and Prosser Place. Cause of blockage reported as “something flagging in the road.”

Police responded to a blocked road Thursday at 5:25 a.m. near North Avenue and North Langlade Road. Cause of blockage reported as a downed tree.

Police responded to a blocked road Thursday at 5:38 a.m. near Eighth Avenue and Dorr Street.

Police responded to a blocked road Thursday at 5:07 a.m. on Amron Avenue. Cause of blockage reported as downed trees.

Police responded to a blocked road Thursday at 7:09 a.m. near Elm Street and Ninth Avenue. Cause of blockage reported as a downed tree.

Police responded to a blocked road Thursday at 5:25 a.m. near Deleglise Street and First Avenue. Cause of blockage reported as a low hanging wire. Wisconsin Public Service was notified.

Police responded to a blocked road Thursday at 5:13 a.m. near Saratoga Street and Bridge Street. Cause of blockage reported as a downed tree.

Police responded to a blocked road Thursday at 5:11 a.m. along Mayfair Street. Cause of blockage reported as a downed tree.

Police responded to a blocked road Thursday at 5:11 a.m. near Eighth Avenue and Milton Street. Cause of blockage reported as a downed tree.

Police conducted a successful warrant attempt on Thursday at 3:38 p.m. The subject of the warrant was taken into custody.

Police responded to a bomb threat from a caller who reported the bomb was in his vehicle across the street from the “cop shop” on Clermont Street at 8:35 p.m. on Thursday.

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