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Holmen woman suspected of trying to grab officer’s gun, and kicking another officer



A 22-year-old woman from Holmen is charged with battery to a police officer, and trying to disarm another officer, after an incident Monday in the town of Holland. 

Sheriff’s deputies were called to a home to check on Alexis Speckeen, who was drunk and reportedly making suicidal threats. 

Speckeen reportedly tried to pull one deputy’s gun out of his holster. 

When another deputy tried to restrain Speckeen, she allegedly kicked him in the leg.  Her next court date is scheduled at the end of June.

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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