Warrant of the Week:
The Antigo Police Department holds a warrant for Scott A. Bates d.o.b. 10-09-74. Bates is wanted for failing to pay a fine on a charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, fourth offense. The warrant is valid as of April 4th. Those with information on his whereabouts are urged to call the Antigo Police Department at (715) 627-6411 or Langlade County Crimestoppers at 715-627-NAIL (6245). Callers may remain anonymous.
A reminder from the APD concerning work zone driving safety:
The Federal Highway Administration has named the week of April 3rd to the 7th as National Work Zone Awareness Week. The administration is trying to bring national attention to motorist and worker safety in work zones. In 2015 there were a total of 700 work zone fatalities, 130 of those fatalities were workers. As always, reduce your speed to the posted speed limit in a work zone, stay off your phone, and keep your eyes on the road. Remember that it is illegal to talk on a cellphone while driving through a work zone.
*Source: 2014 Fatality Analysis Reporting Final (FARS) and FARS 2015
Annual Report File, National Highway Trac Safety Administration