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Melrose resident faces trespassing, drug charges, claims he was shot at and chased



A Melrose, Wis., man is accused of trespassing, property damage, and possessing marijuana after an arrest last week in Vernon County.


Kyle Buckles was arrested last Thursday in the Town of Franklin, near Soldiers Grove, after spending a night outdoors in chilly weather, wearing light clothing.

Officers believe Buckles might have entered a house.

He claimed that people had been chasing him and shooting at him, but deputies have not been able to prove that he was fired at or chased by anyone.

Buckles was released from jail Monday and is due back in court in early November.

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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