Menominee County Sheriff

  • A deputy was dispatched to an address in Gourley Township at 2:43 p.m. March 8 for a report of a larceny. The caller stated that someone stole some firewood from his property.
  • A deputy dispatched to an address in Daggett Township at 6:30 p.m. March 8 for a threats complaint. The caller stated he was receiving threatening messages on Facebook and he knew who they were from. An investigation was conducted and the incident was closed. 
  • Deputies responded to a report of an abandoned vehicle on 41 Road in Meyer Township at 2:07 p.m. March 9. The caller stated that the vehicle had been there for at least a day and it was a road hazard. Deputies confirmed that it was in the roadway and had it towed.
  • Deputies responded to a possible domestic assault at 9:21 p.m. March 9 in Spalding Township. Upon arriving at the scene and speaking with all parties involved, the male subject was given a courtesy ride to another location and the incident was cleared. The following day, the caller recontacted the department and advised that she did not tell the whole story and would like to pursue charges. A report was completed and sent to the prosecutor's office for review.
  • Deputies, along with fire and rescue, were dispatched to a two-vehicle traffic crash on Birch Creek Road at 3:20 p.m. March 10 in Menominee Township. A semi driven by Rodolfo Castillo,48, Laredo, Texas was crossing Rangeline Road on Birch Creek Road and failed to come to a complete stop at the stop sign. A vehicle driven by Joseph Lerret,55, Menominee was south bound on Rangeline Road and struck the semi in the passenger’s side fuel tank area. Lerret was transported to the hospital and then airlifted to Green Bay for his injuries. Lerret’s vehicle sustained disabling damage and was towed from the scene. Castillo was uninjured in the crash and his vehicle sustained functional damage and it was driven from the scene.
  • Deputies were advised at 4:19 p.m. March 10 to contact a subject in reference to a domestic assault that had taken place two days before in Harris Township. Upon further investigation the suspect, Joshua Montgomery, 37, Bark River, was arrested the following day on a two-count warrant. The first count for assault with intent to do great bodily harm less that murder or by strangulation and the second count for domestic assault. Montgomery was transported to the Menominee County Jail where he was lodged without incident.