Press Release: Combined Tactical Unit Call/Suicidal Subject


To: Media
From: Green Lake County Sheriff's Office
Re/Event: Green Lake Area CTU (combined Tactical Unit) call-out
Date/Time of Incident: 03/02/2010 at 7:35 p.m.
Address: Withheld
Date of Release: 03/03/2010
Information:
On 03/02/10 at 7:35pm, the Green Lake County Sheriff's Office was requested to do a welfare check on a subject who was making suicidal comments to his spouse.  Deputies from the Sheriff's Office, and an Officer from Princeton Police Department were dispatched to the scene.  Upon arrival the subject was not located at the residence. More information provided by the spouse included that the subject was in possession of a firearm, and had left the residence and gone into a marsh, wildland area of the property.  Responding Officers backed out and started a perimeter, and the Green Lake County Combined Tactical Unit was requested to assist in locating the subject.  Phone contact was made and lost several times, and at 10:03pm the subject voluntarily surrendered to the team.  The subject was taken into custody on an Emergency Detention and transported to a Medical facility for evaluation.  Due to confidentiality of the emergency detention, the name and address of the subject are withheld.

Release prepared by:   Sergeant Jeffrey B. Kiener

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