Fatal Car Crash in Northern Door County Tuesday Afternoon

There was a fatal crash Tuesday afternoon in northern Door County, at the intersection of county roads “A” & “EE”. Just before 2:45 pm, the Door County Sheriff’s Office was notified of the crash. The initial investigation indicated that 81 year-old Florence McMillian of Chicago was westbound on County “EE” in her Ford Escape, stopped at County “A”, and then failed to yield right-of-way while … Continue reading

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D.C. Missing or Endangered Response Team

There was an incident Monday where the Door County Sheriff’s Department called upon a newly created team, the “Missing or Endangered Response Team” (or MERT). This was the first time this team was called upon here in Door County, and Chief Deputy Patrick McCarty says it was an opportunity to let them conduct their duties and make sure all their notifications and responses were correct. … Continue reading

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Suspect in La Crosse Triple Homicide has DC Ties

Door County Chief Deputy Patrick McCarty has shared a press release from the La Crosse County Sheriff’s Office identifying 2 suspects in last week’s triple homicide near La Crosse. The 2 suspects are Khamthanet Rattanasack of Wausau and Nya Thao of Holmen, WI. McCarty informs us that one of these suspects has ties to Door County. A 2005 Mercedez-Benz believed to have been used during … Continue reading

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