Baraboo Police Department

  • Agency: Baraboo Police Department
  • Address: 135 Fourth Street, Baraboo, 53913 WI
  • Chief: Craig Olsen (Chief of Police)
Phone: 608-355-2720
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Baraboo Police Department is located at 135 Fourth Street, Baraboo, 53913 WI. The Chief of Police of the department is Craig Olsen. The Baraboo Police Department phone number is 608-355-2720.

Baraboo Police Department News

The Baraboo Water Utility will be repairing a water leak today November 8, 2017, on 10th Street between Tuttle St and Jefferson St. The street will be closed from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Update: Wal-Mart is now safe.

Don't forget, Trick or Treating is TONIGHT from 4-7 PM!!! Kids--remember to wear bright costumes, or carry lights so people can see you. Trick or treat with parents or in groups. ALWAYS be careful crossing the street--use crosswalks as often as possible. Please make sure your costume does not have realistic looking weapons. Only go to houses where the porch light is on. Adults--make sure you know where your kids are and will be heading if they are in a group. ALWAYS be careful when driving--sometimes kids will dart out seemingly from nowhere. ALWAYS check the candy you receive for signs of tampering. Let's make this a safe and FUN HALLOWEEN!!!

Can anyone identify the pickup truck shown here? The pickup in question was pulling a pontoon-type trailer. It may have been involved in a theft from a business. Please contact 356-4895 and ask for Officer Defiel or contact the Crime Stopper tip line, 1-888-TIP SAUK. Thank you!

UPDATE: THE SUBJECT HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED. THANK YOU to everyone who called, messaged, and submitted tips!! We truly appreciate your help! Can you identify this subject? The Baraboo Police Department is seeking to identify this subject. He is a suspect in a theft case. Please call 608-356-4895 and ask to speak with Officer Defiel if you have any information. Anonymous tips can also be sent to CrimeStoppers at 1-888-TIP-SAUK.

UPDATE: THE SUBJECT HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED. THANK YOU to everyone who called, messaged, and submitted tips!! We truly appreciate your help! Can you identify this subject? The Baraboo Police Department is seeking to identify this subject. He is a suspect in a theft case. Please call 608-356-4895 and ask to speak with Sergeant Lee if you have any information. Anonymous tips can also be sent to CrimeStoppers at 1-888-TIP-SAUK.

PRESS RELEASE: CONTACT: Capt. Rob Sinden Baraboo Police Department 135 Fourth Street, Baraboo, WI 53913, (608)355-7331 The Sauk County Drug Task Force; in conjunction with several other agencies, executed a search warrant in the City of Baraboo Wednesday morning, October 11, 2017. As a result of an on-going drug investigation, a warrant was obtained andexecuted at the following City of Baraboo residence: 327 8th Avenue Over 1 pound of Methamphetamine; 84 grams of cocaine; a handgun and approximately $8000.00 of US Currency was seized in the residence along with various drug paraphernalia. Total approximate street value of the drugs seized is estimated at $29,000.00. Arrested/Charges forwarded to District Attorney’s office: Froylan Castro, age 24, of Baraboo. Possession of Methamphetamine w/Intent to Deliver >50gm, Possession of Cocaine w/Intent to Deliver >50gm and Felon in Possession of a Firearm. Kenia L. Martinez, age 23 of Baraboo. Possession of Methamphetamine w/Intent to Deliver >50gm, Possession of Cocaine w/Intent to Deliver >50gm Involved in the execution of this drug warrant were the following…  US Postal Inspectors Office  US Drug Enforcement Agency  Baraboo Police Department  Baraboo Fire Department  Baraboo Public Works Department  Baraboo Ambulance Service  Sauk County Emergency Response Team (ERT)  Sauk County Drug Task Force (The Sauk County Drug Task Force and ERT is comprised of officers from the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office, Baraboo Police Department, Sauk Prairie Police Department, Lake Delton Police Department, Reedsburg Police Department, LaValle Police Department, Plain Police Department, Spring Green Police Department and Wisconsin State Patrol) This case remains under investigation. Anyone with information on this (or any) crime is encouraged to contact their local law enforcement agency or the Sauk County Crime Stoppers at 1-888-TIP-SAUK (847-7285).

UPDATE 10:59 AM- Gas leak has been stopped, odor should be diminishing. UPDATE 9:58 AM- Several residences near site of gas leak are being evacuated as a precaution. ATTN: Gas leak on Moore Street @ Deppe Street. Emergency personnel are aware and Alliant is en route to the location for repairs. There is no danger to the public at this time.

ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING BEGINS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2017: City ordinance requires vehicles to park on the even side of the street on even days and odd side on odd days from midnight – 3 PM, with the date determined as of 1 AM. When you park your car for the night, think of what the date will be the next day. The only exception to this is streets where parking is restricted on one side during the hours of enforcement. Failure to follow the rules will result in a citation for $10.00. After ten days, failure to pay will cause the citation to be doubled to $20. If the citation is not paid it will result in the fine going up to $25 and your vehicle registration being suspended.

HOMECOMING PARADE ROAD CLOSURES AND DETOURS TODAY: The 500 Block of Oak Street will be closed for parking starting at 2:30 p.m. today for the Homecoming parade and will reopen after the parade and activities are completed. Parking and travel in the downtown area will also be delayed and rerouted during the event from about 3:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Sections of Broadway between the 400 block and 600 block will also be temporarily delayed/rerouted at the arrival of the floats/parade in the downtown area and also when the parade departs the downtown area. Travel on 9th Avenue between Draper Street and W. Hill Street will also be detoured as eastbound traffic on 9th Avenue in this area will not be permitted as it is being used as a staging area for the parade. Westbound 9th Avenue traffic will remain as usual, but drivers are asked to use caution as the roadway may be narrower due to the parade staging on the south side of the roadway. We apologize for any inconveniences that may result from these delays/closures, but we thank you in helping us in making this a fun and safe event for all.

Sauk County TRIAD Vehicle winterization safety checks are FREE for seniors. Please spread the word if you know someone who could benefit from this FREE program!

Press release:

Effective at 11:30am on Tuesday 9/5 until further notice, we will be closing Hill Street from Mill Race Drive to Kessler Road for a storm sewer repair. The specific area of repair will consist from the south side of the Mill Race and Hill intersection to the narrow bridge approximately 250’ to the south.

ROAD CLOSURE BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 5, 2017: The DOT project to refurbish/repair the Moore Street bridge over the railroad tracks will start on September 5, 2017 and is projected to be completed by October 13, 2017. MOORE STREET will be CLOSED to thru traffic from 2ND AVENUE to CARPENTER STREET. Those residents on Moore Street and Deppe Street will have access to their property.