Press Release: Combined Tactical Unit Call-Out

To: Media
From: Green Lake County Sheriff's Office
Re/Event: Green Lake Area CTU (combined Tactical Unit) call-out
Date/Time of Incident: Saturday, 2/27/10, 4:39 p.m.
Address: Oak Ct Rd,  Markesan, Township of Princeton, Green Lake County, WI
Involved:  53 year old Markesan male
Date of Release: Monday, 03/01/10; 1:00 p.m.
On Saturday, February 27, 2010, 4:39pm, a Green Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to a medical call on Oak Ct. Rd. in the Township of Princeton.  Arriving at the incident a Deputy made contact with the male party who became uncooperative and threatening.  A short time later contact with the male party was lost.  The Green Lake County Combined Tactical Unit was called to contain the scene and check on the welfare of the man.  The male party and Deputies had random contacts over the next hour with the man still refusing to exit his home.  Law enforcement was aware that weapons were present at the home.  A CTU negotiator then made contact with the man and at 7:34pm the individual cooperated and exited the home.  The male parties medical and mental condition was then evaluated by professionals. Later in the evening the man was transported to a hospital.  It is believed that the man was suffering from a medical condition.  No charges are expected as a result of this call.  No injuries or damage occurred involving this incident.

Mark P. Putzke
Chief Deputy Sheriff
Green Lake County Sheriff’s Office


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