Category: Jefferson County

Man Found on Michigan Road with Ankle Monitor Detached, Meth on Hand

A man was found holding the illegal substance methamphetamine as well as his removed ankle monitor. On April 18th, 2017, according to police reports, Detective Kurtis Wallace of the Madison Police Department reviewed a list emailed to Officers in Jefferson County from Central Dispatch in reference to individuals with active arrest warrants, which showed Robert…

Man Snorting Suboxone Near Crystal Beach Arrested with Meth

A concerned citizen called the Jefferson County Dispatch to report a man that was snorting a white powder substance and was yelling at passersby from his car. According to official reports, Madison Police Officers found Joseph Rice parked near the entrance of Crystal Beach near Vaughn Dr. When an officer approached Rice and told him…

City of Madison Comments on Outcome of America’s Best Community Contest

Madison’s two-year run to the finalist stage of the America’s Best Communities competition came to an end tonight at the ABC Grand Prize Award Ceremony in Denver, Colorado with Madison not receiving one of the top three grand prizes. First place went to Huntington, West Virginia, second place went to Lake Havasu, Arizona, and third…

America’s Best Community To Be Picked Today, Here’s a Look at Our Competition

America’s Best Community To Be Picked Today. Here’s a Look at Our Competition The Madison community is eagerly awaiting the announcement of the winner for 2017 America’s Best Community contest. The contest began in September of 2014 when the application process opened, and more than 130 communities applied. These were narrowed down to 50 quarterfinalists,…