On February 28, 2020, at 1:08 PM, officers were called to a two-vehicle accident with injuries in the 600 block of 8th Street. Investigation indicated that a vehicle west bound on 8th Street, operated by Thomas R. Schmid (30), Monroe, collided with another west bound vehicle which was stopped in traffic, operated by Richard L. Scott (55), Monroe. A passenger in the Scott vehicle, Jacob D. Kubly (15), Monroe, sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported by Green County EMS. There were moderate vehicle damages. Schmid was cited for operating while suspended and operating without proof of insurance, and was released pending a court appearance.
On February 28, 2020, at 9:06 PM, officers were called to a report of an unresponsive person in the driver’s seat of a vehicle in the 700 block of 8th Street. Investigation led to the arrest of Cody J. Vavra (29), Monroe, on a charge of operating under the influence-1st offense. Vavra was also cited for operating without a valid driver’s license. Vavra was released to a responsible person pending a court appearance.
Source: Monroe Police Department Press Release