A 30-year-old Wisconsin Dells man was referred to the Monroe County District Attorney for intent to deliver methamphetamine.

Police noticed a suspicious male identified as Kenneth D. Frodin walking near Firemen’s Park July 16. The report says Frodin appeared to notice the police car and took off running before police attempted to make contact. Police chased him along Council Creek before subduing him. He allegedly gave police a false name after being apprehended. He was held at Taser point until other officers arrived and was transported to the Monroe County Jail.

A witness told police that Frodin tossed a small bag near a bridge. Police retrieved the bag, which reportedly contained methamphetamine.

Frodin was referred for possession of methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver and obstructing an officer. He has a bond condition from Sauk County that prohibits him from committing crimes, which triggered multiple bail jumping referrals.

In other Monroe County Police Department news:

Theron James Haas, 40, Black River Falls, was referred to the district attorney for marijuana charges after a July 14 traffic stop.

Shortly before midnight, police observed a Chevrolet Aveo traveling north on Superior Avenue. The license plate didn’t correspond with any vehicle in the data base, and police initiated a traffic stop. Police detected a slight odor of intoxicants and identified a passenger as Haas, who is on probation with a provision that prohibits him from consuming alcohol. Haas submitted to a preliminary breath test, which registered a blood-alcohol of .063.

Police conducted a search of Haas and allegedly found a rifle casing that appeared to be a modified smoking pipe. The report said the pipe later tested positive for marijuana. Haas was referred for possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and bail jumping.

Two Illinois men were referred to the district attorney on marijuana charges after police were called to the Microtel Inn & Suites July 13. An employee told police that the odor of marijuana was coming from a room on the third floor. Police knocked on the room door several times before Zachary S. Powers, 25, Rockford, answered. The report says he initially denied drugs were in the room was smoking but later said he was “rolling a joint” while getting ready to attend a concert. As police were speaking with Powers, James Allan Bowers, 26, Belvidere, exited the bathroom.

When police pressed Powers about the marijuana odor, Powers reportedly said he threw a joint out the window and that the marijuana belonged “just to me.” A search of Powers alleged foundly a container that smelled like marijuana. A search of the room allegedly found marijuana, wax and paraphernalia.

Both were referred for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Scott John Sebestia, 25, Camp Douglas, was referred to the district attorney for theft for allegedly stealing a wallet. The victim said there was $80 cash in the wallet and that Sebestia had used a gift card from the wallet.

Calvin Thomas Tappa, 39, Tomah, was referred to the district attorney on multiple charges after a July 16 incident.

Police were dispatched to a Superior Avenue residence after a 911 hang-up. Dispatch said that during the call a female could be heard yelling, “I didn’t do anything.” When police arrived, the woman walked outside and Tappa shut the door and locked it. The report says Tappa eventually came to the door, was very unsteady on his feet and fell to the ground when told to sit down.

The woman told police she was scared of Tappa. When she called police, she said Tappa pushed her into the stove and grabbed her cell phone and broke it. Tappa was referred for criminal damage to property, disorderly conduct and false imprisonment. He has a bond condition that prohibits him from committing crimes, which triggered a bail jumping referral.

Anthony Clarence Liebe, 33, Tomah, was referred to the district attorney for drug charges after a July 11 traffic stop.

Police observed a parked vehicle shortly after 11 p.m. registered to an owner with a revoked driving status. The vehicle left the parking lot and headed north on Kilbourn Avenue. The vehicle came to a stop south of Holton Street, and two people exited the vehicle. The report says both the driver and passenger ignored police commands to stop. When police shined the passenger, later identified as Liebe, he reportedly darted east through a yard before police apprehended him.

A search of Liebe allegedly found a methamphetamine pipe, three syringes, a spoon with white residue, two “gem” baggies and a cooking tin.

Liebe was referred for possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and bail jumping. The driver was later identified as Kenneth D. Frodin, 30, Wisconsin Dells. He was referred for resisting an officer and bail jumping.

Hunter Rave Schulz, 19, Sparta; James K. Schulz, 22, Tomah; and a 17-year-old juvenile were referred to the district attorney after a July 17 incident. Police were called to a McCaul Street residence, where Hunter Schulz reportedly began yelling as she was retrieving property and that a loud altercation between the three ensued.

Logan Jon Tormoen, 27; and Teal Megan Herold, 28, both of Tomah, were referred to the district attorney after police arrested Tormoen on an outstanding warrant.

Police observed Tormoen and Herold walking on East Clifton Street shortly before 7 p.m. July 17. The report says police removed a syringe from one of Tormoen’s pockets. Police also learned that Herold has outstanding warrants from La Crosse and Monroe counties. A search of Teal’s backpack allegedly found a box of syringes, a spoon, a digital scale, two tourniquets and two straws.

Both were referred for bail jumping, and Herold was also referred for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Jeremy John Cory, 35, Tomah, was referred to the district attorney for bail jumping. He is accused of sending a pair of abusive and vulgar Facebook messages in violation of a no-contact order.

Keagan Decorah Rivera, 24, Tomah, was referred for the district attorney for disorderly conduct/alcohol-related after a July 16 incident.

Police received a report of two males lying in the middle of the 400 block of East Brownell Street. When police arrived, it appeared the two were fighting. Police identified Rivera as delivering closed-fist punches to the head of the other male.

The report says Rivera was visibly intoxicated. He has a bond condition that prohibits him from consuming alcohol, which triggered a bail jumping referral.

Joshua James Perrigo, 24, Norwalk, was referred to the district attorney for bail jumping. He is accused of violating a bond condition that prohibits him from possessing dangerous weapons.

Sean Michael Lapp, 36, Tomah, was referred to the district attorney for physical abuse of a child.

Police were dispatched to Tomah Memorial Hospital July 9 for a report of possible child abuse. The report says a seven-year-old child was brought to the emergency room for a laceration to the head. Police determined the laceration was caused by a cell phone Lapp threw at the boy’s head. The reports says that Sarah K. Lapp, 31, Tomah, gave a false account of the incident. She was referred for obstructing an officer.

Daniel Anthony Perez, 19, was referred to the district attorney for physical abuse to a child. The report says Perez got into an argument with a 15-year-old girl and threw her onto a bed, causing her strike her head against a hard plastic bottle.

Tonya Marie Pittman, 33, Tomah, was referred to the district attorney for bail jumping. She is accused of violating a bond condition that requires her to notify the county if she changes her address.

Donnell Derrick Simmons, 45, Matteson, Illinois, was referred to the district attorney for multiple theft charges allegedly using stolen credit cards.

An employee of Kwik Trip said a cigarette purchase of $407.38 was made at Kwik Trip May 6 with a credit card that had been stolen. She said numerous Kwik Trip stores across Wisconsin had been similarly victimized.

Police July 22 identified a silver minivan on Interstate 90 driving east from Sparta. The report said the occupants had attempted to purchase cartons of cigarettes at a Kwik Trip in Sparta. Police conducted a traffic stop and arrested Simmons, who was referred for obstructing an officer, forgery and forgery of a financial card.

John Todd Flom, 47, De Pere, was referred to the district attorney for disorderly conduct after a July 23 incident.

Police were dispatched to the Super 8 Motel, where employees were trying to expel a guest, later identified as Flom, for threatening staff and another guest. When police confronted Flom, he reportedly lunged toward an officer but then complied with an order to sit down after the officer removed his Taser. He was then handcuffed and taken to the Monroe County Jail without incident.

Travis Alan Cloud, 27; and Charlene Denis Hindsley, 42, Black River Falls, were referred to the district attorney for obstructing an officer during July 24 traffic stop. They are accused of giving police false information during the stop.

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Steve Rundio is editor of the Tomah Journal. Contact him at 608-374-7785.

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