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Wood Trial In Monroe County Could Wait ‘Til Fall

Brad Williams

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TOMORROW IS THE DAY WHEN ASSEMBLYMAN JEFF WOOD IS SCHEDULED TO FACE A LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE THAT COULD DECIDE TO EXPEL HIM.

MEANWHILE, WOOD IS EXPECTED TO ENTER A PLEA ON AN O-W-I CHARGE NEXT MONTH IN PORTAGE. A SIMILAR CHARGE IN MONROE COUNTY MIGHT NOT LEAD TO A TRIAL UNTIL FALL, ACCORDING TO D-A DAN CARY IN SPARTA. THAT’S BECAUSE OF DELAYS AT THE STATE LAB WHICH IS TESTING WOOD’S BLOOD SAMPLES FOR ALCOHOL OR DRUGS.  APRIL WILL MARK SIX MONTHS SINCE WOOD WAS ARRESTED IN TOMAH. THAT WAS HIS THIRD O-W-I CHARGE IN LESS THAN A YEAR.

 

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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