On January 23, 2022, at 8:22 AM, an officer on patrol discovered a single vehicle accident with no reported injuries, which had occurred in the 1000 block of 4th Avenue West.
An investigation indicated that a vehicle operated by Dennis E. Beutel (51), Monroe, had lost control and left the roadway.
Beutel was charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated-4th offense, and with bail jumping due to a violation of court ordered bail conditions from a prior case prohibiting consuming alcohol. Beutel was also cited for failing to install an ignition interlock device. Beutel was confined in the Green County Jail pending a court appearance.
All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.