Plea deal reached in Barron Co. drunken hit-and-run case

Richard Olson of Rice Lake is charged with four felonies including operating while intoxicated causing injury second offense and hit-and-run causing great bodily harm. 

Drunk driver who led officers on a car chase through people’s lawns sentenced

According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Jon Peterson, 30, of Black River Falls was driving drunk and without a license in early May. When stopped by police, deputies asked him to get out of his vehicle. Instead of getting out, law enforcement said he drove away from police “at a high rate of speed”.

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