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Posted on: May 29, 2023

Weekend Update: Noteworthy Calls for Service 6/9/23- 6/12/23

Weekend Update

The information below represents some of the notable calls for service handled by the Verona Police Department between Friday (6/9) evening and Monday (6/12) morning.  This information is not all-inclusive, but rather preliminary information gathered from officers who investigated the calls.

  • 6/9/2023 @ 9:35 p.m. – An officer stopped a vehicle because its registration was suspended.   VPD K9 Drea was summoned to the stop and provided an indication that drug odor was present coming from the vehicle.   The 26-year-old driver from Middleton was arrested for Possession of Cocaine, after that substance was located in the vehicle.
  • 6/11/2023 – Night shift officers issued multiple warnings to RVs and vehicle/trailer combinations for violating ordinance 10-2-28(1)(b): Large Vehicle and Trailer Parking.  That ordinance reads:

*For the purpose of this Section, large vehicle means a mechanically or electrically powered device that can be used to transport people or cargo, including, but not limited to, a truck, truck power unit, tractor, bus, recreational vehicle, or boat, and that meets any of the following criteria:

a. Has a weight of more than twelve thousand (12,000) pounds; or

b. Has an overall length of greater than twenty-two (22) feet (including accessories, racks, other physical extensions, devices or attached appurtenances); Note: A typical large SUV is approximately nineteen (19) feet, a typical dually pickup approximately twenty-one (21) feet, or;

c. Has an enclosed area with a height of more than eight (8) feet from the surface upon which it is located.

•      6/11/2023 @ 6:28 p.m. – A vehicle was stopped because the vehicle's registered owner had an expired drivers license.  The operator was the owner, and the officer smelled an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.  A search of the vehicle yielded open intoxicants and a small amount of marijuana.   The 28-year-old driver from Verona was cited for Open Intoxicants and was warned for Operating with an Expired DL and Possession of Marijuana.

  • 6/12/2023 @ 6:39 a.m. – Officers were dispatched to a domestic disturbance.  A 48-year-old female reported her 47-year-old male significant other was physical with her.  The male refused to answer the door and would not answer his phone.  Officers established probable cause to arrest the male for Disorderly Conduct and follow up will take place with the male.  

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