A Prairie du Chien police officer was able to stop a burglary in progress at a downtown business over the weekend.
On Friday, June 20, while checking the downtown area, an officer noticed lights on inside Pete’s Hamburger Stand. Upon further investigation the officer located a window on the East side of the business was forced open and heard someone moving around inside. The officer attempted to make contact with the person but they refused to come out. Additional officers were called to the scene and were able to arrest Damien Prew, 25, of Wauzeka.
Officers located cash and coupons inside of Prew’s pockets that came from the business. Prew was also found to be under the influence of intoxicants at the time. Prew was arrested and burglary charges are currently pending with the Crawford County District Attorney’s Office.
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