Shawano man arrested following hit-and-run

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Leader Staff

A 26-year-old Shawano man was arrested for operating while intoxicated after allegedly striking a pedestrian in a hit-and-run accident in the town of Wescott early Sunday.

Charges of OWI causing injury, resisting or obstructing an officer, hit-and-run and injury by reckless driving were referred.

The pedestrian was treated at ThedaCare Medical Center-Shawano. There was no further information available Monday.

The incident was one of 95 that sheriff’s deputies logged over the weekend, including a disturbance in the town of Wescott; a domestic disturbance in the town of Washington; drug complaints in the town of Wescott and at the Ho-Chunk Casino, N7198 U.S. Highway 45 in the town of Wittenberg; a reported burglary in the town of Belle Plaine; a property theft complaint in Mattoon; a vandalism complaint in Gresham; and an injury accident on state Highway 47 in the town of Hartland.

Shawano police logged 42 incidents over the weekend, including a report of a fight in progress at the Four Seasons, 201 N. Airport Drive, and another fight in progress at Washington and Oshkosh streets; disturbances at Walmart, 1244 E. Green Bay St., and in the 700 block of South Lincoln Street; an assault reported in the 400 block of South Franklin Street; an intoxicated person complaint in the 100 block of South Main Street; a drug complaint in the 400 block of Humphrey Circle; three shoplifting complaints from Walmart, 1244 E. Green Bay St., and one from Goodwill Industries, 300 Lakeland Road; a hit-and-run property damage accident at Elizabeth and Cleveland streets; a hit-and-run involving a dog on Sunset Avenue; an oven fire in the 300 block of East Maurer Street; a boat that struck a boat landing at Huckleberry Harbor, 222 N. Sawyer St.; and a 29-year-old man cited for operating after revocation in the 700 block of South Main Street.