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Monroe Co. Sheriff’s Deputy arrested in domestic violence incident

Kaitlyn Riley



A Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputy is on administrative leave after being arrested in a domestic violence incident near rural Camp Douglas.

Deputy Jesse Murphy was arrested Nov. 26 around 10 p.m. on charges of domestic abuse-related disorderly conduct and battery, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.

Monroe County Sheriff Wes Revels said a woman called 911 around 5:37 p.m. An immediate request was made for investigative assistance from the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office.

Murphy was taken to the Juneau County Jail. He will remain on administrative leave pending the outcome of an internal investigation.

Kaitlyn Riley’s passion for communications started on her family’s dairy farm in Gays Mills, Wis. Wanting to share agriculture’s story, she studied strategic communications and broadcast journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In college, she held officer positions with the Association of Women in Agriculture and Badger Dairy Club while volunteering as a news reporter for the college radio station. She also founded the university’s first agricultural radio talk show, AgChat. In her professional career, Kaitlyn has worked in radio, print and television news doing everything from covering local events to interviewing presidential candidates, and putting back on her barn boots to chat with farmers in the field. Today, Kaitlyn can be seen covering local stories that matter to you in the La Crosse area.

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