Fennimore, WI - May 18, 2013 at approx. 3:14 a.m., the Grant County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an attempted burglary to an occupied home on the 800 block of Jefferson Street in the City of Fennimore.
Fennimore Police and Sheriff’s Deputies arrived on scene within a matter of seconds of the initial call. After a search of the area, two subjects were located running through yards southeast of the residence.
During the investigation Duane L. Madge Jr., 21 of Monona, WI, was found to have stolen property in his possession from a different residence in the area. Madge resisted officer's attempts to take him into custody and two squad cars received damage.
Madge is being held on two counts of burglary, four counts of criminal damage to property, two counts disorderly conduct, theft and battery to a law enforcement officer.
Three other persons have been identified as being involved and the investigation is ongoing. The Fennimore Police Department and Grant County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind citizens to keep their homes, windows, and vehicles locked and to notify law enforcement when suspicious activity is observed.