Skip to main content
You are the owner of this article.
You have permission to edit this article.
Edit
La Crosse man accused of battery with a beer bottle

La Crosse man accused of battery with a beer bottle

{{featured_button_text}}
Mitchell A. McCumber

Mitchell A. McCumber

A 37-year-old La Crosse man was charged Monday in La Crosse County Circuit Court after allegedly hitting a man with a beer bottle and breaking his nose.

Mitchell A. McCumber faces a felony charge of substantial battery and a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct.

According to the criminal complaint, police were called shortly after 12:30 a.m. Feb. 27 to Vogue Bar in La Crosse, where a man told police McCumber struck him multiple times in the face, including once with a beer bottle. The man also reported a possible eye injury from pieces of glass that may have gotten in his right eye. He was treated at Gundersen Health for his broken nose.

A witness told police that McCumber threw the first punch and swung at the victim four to six times before swinging the beer bottle.

Police arrested McCumber the following day. The complaint says McCumber was highly intoxicated at the time of the arrest and declined to speak with police.

McCumber was released from the La Crosse County Jail Monday after posting a $500 cash bond set by Judge Todd Bjerke.

It’s easy to prevent being a victim of car-related thefts. Here are some steps to help prevent your contents from being stolen from your vehicle.

Ride Shotgun with Lake County sheriff’s Sgt. Bryan Kersey as he checks to ensure convicted Northwest Indiana sex offenders are complying with state sex-offender registry laws. This special episode of “Riding Shotgun with NWI Cops” was filmed recently in conjunction with a Midwest reporting project titled, “Out of the Shadows: Spotlight on Sex Crimes.” The special report will span multiple newspapers throughout Lee Enterprises’ Midwest news agencies and will be taking a deep look at sex crimes, the offenders, their victims and the effectiveness of state laws and justice systems in dealing with the issue. “Riding Shotgun with NWI Cops” is an ongoing video series produced by The Times of Northwest Indiana. Video filmed by Kale Wilk and produced by Scotia White.

La Crosse Tribune reporter Steve Rundio can be reached at steve.rundio@lee.net.

0
0
0
0
0

Sign up for our Crime & Courts newsletter

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Tomah Journal editor

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

Related to this story

Most Popular

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

News Alerts

Breaking News