Crawford County News

Cuba teen charged with assault involving AR-15

            A Cuba man stands charged with five felonies after reportedly assaulting another man at a Steelville river access area and threatening the victim with a firearm.

Commissioners address county road concerns

            Crawford County Commissioners have been facing a nearly constant stream of complaints about road conditions in the county, many on social media sites, with most people expressing dissatisfaction not only with the conditions, but also with the response or lack of response they have received from county officials on the matter.

Carjacking suspect arrested

            A pregnant woman with her six-year-old child in the car sped away from a man she reported was armed with a rifle and attempting to hijack her vehicle on June 8 in Leasburg. Law enforcement responded but were unable to locate the man at that time, however, he was caught the next day.

Equipment for new SROs among $100,000 in funding approved for sheriff’s office

            The Crawford County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund (LERF) Board met on Tuesday, June 7, and approved funding for nearly $100,000 in requests from Sheriff Darin Layman.

Homeless man charged with damaging cop cars

            A man who allegedly broke the door handles in two Crawford County Sheriff’s Office vehicles faces felony charges as a result.