Thursday, August 22, 2013
Police Beat - Markesan, Wisconsin - August 2013
Compiled and reported by Scott Mundro for Markesan Regional Reporter -
Tuesday, August 6 - Suspicious - Police were notified by dispatch that a concerned caller had observed a driver of a vehicle who was being held at gunpoint as the vehicle was driving through Markesan. Police searched the area but were unable to immediately find the vehicle in question. Moments later, the driver of the vehicle called dispatch and stated he was at home and was fine. Police arrived on scene immediately. The driver stated the gun was on the front seat of the car, at which point, police discovered that the gun was a wooden toy gun. The individual who was waving the gun stated she didn't mean anything by it, but now knew that what she did was wrong. Additional sheriff's deputies arrived on scene but cleared the area once it was determined the gun was a toy and no one was in immediate danger.