News – June 28, 2022

(Beaver Dam) A Beaver Dam man was charged Monday with exposing himself to two minors. Daniel Cameron allegedly admitted to letting the seven and six-year-old victims play “surgery” on his private parts. According to the complaint, Cameron said his intention was to desexualize the human body but did state that it (quote) “went too far.” If convicted, the 32-year-old faces up to 47 years in prison. A signature bond was set at $1,000 during Cameron’s initial appearance in court and a preliminary hearing is scheduled for August 4th.

(Watertown) A Johnson Creek man who ran from Watertown police was placed on probation for 18 months. Thomas Daane also had a one-year jail sentence imposed and stayed. Daane fled at speeds of up to 90-miles-per-hour last June. The chase ended when he stopped near the Highway 26 underpass. The 29-year-old was arrested at gunpoint.

(Johnson Creek) Authorities in Jefferson County are asking the public’s help in locating a suspect tied to a retail theft at the Menards in Johnson Creek. A woman entered the business last Friday just around 9pm and left with a cart full of merchandise. Law enforcement describe the woman with white, blonde hair and possibly has an oxygen tank. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Johnson Creek Police Department. A photo of the suspect is available at

(Juneau) The Dodge County Board recently allocated $914-thousand-dollars of its American Rescue Plan Act funding. County supervisors already approved investing $3.4-million-dollars of its $17-million in Rescue Act dollars. Approved proposals include spending $200-thousand-dollars to expand childcare across the region, $70-thousand-dollars towards the third phase of the Gold Star Memorial Trail, $150-thousand for cyber security, $490-thousand to repave County Highway S, and $4,000 to purchase absentee ballot envelopes. Supervisors voted down using $400-thousand-dollars to design and engineer a middle mile fiber network to expand broadband access.

(Beaver Dam) A small section of a Beaver Dam street will be closed for construction beginning Wednesday. Corporate Drive, approximately halfway between Industrial Drive and Gateway Drive, will be shut down to motorists to accommodate public utility construction. The stretch of road is anticipated to be re-opened to all traffic by July 5th. The work schedule is dependent upon weather conditions.

(Wisconsin) A rash of scam emails and texts claim to be from a big lottery winner looking to share some of their winnings with people. State Consumer Protection officials say scammers are just trying to trick you into giving them money or personal information. If it sounds too good to be true, and this really is too good to be true, just delete the message or block the email. – WRN