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The Sheriff's Office would like your help with the ongoing investigations listed below.
Date: 8/5/1982 Where: Town of Albion, Near Edgerton, WI
On 8/5/1982, Barbara Nelson was abducted from her place of employment in the Town of Albion, near Edgerton, WI; and several days later was found murdered in Walworth County, near Elkhorn, WI. Included is the description of the suspect vehicle along with two composites of the suspects. The Dane County Sheriff’s Office and the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office are asking for your help in solving this Homicide.
Sketches of Suspects and Vehicle (PDF) Photo of Barbara Nelson (PDF)
Date: 1/15/2011 Where: Town of Dunn, WI
On January 15th, at approximately 8:50 pm, Dane County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an armed robbery at Mobil Quick Stop, 1888 Barber Drive in the Town of Dunn.
Crime Stoppers Flyer (PDF)
Date: 11/5/2010 Where: Town of Vienna, WI
On November 5, 2010, at approximately 7:30 a.m. an armed home invasion occurred in the Town of Vienna. Upon arriving home, a resident was approached by two armed, masked male suspects. The resident was ordered into the home at gunpoint. The suspects targeted locations in the home where valuables were kept. Stolen items included jewelry, firearms, and cash. The suspects stole the resident’s vehicle and fled the scene. The vehicle was recovered later on Advance Rd. south of Pflaum Rd. in Madison.
Date: June 30, 2012 Where: Dane County, Wisconsin
Matthew Graville was last seen on June 30, 2012 in Dane County, Wisconsin. Matthew is considered to be endangered due to the fact he has Asberger's Syndrome. Anyone who has seen Matthew since June 30, 2012 is asked to contact the Dane County Sheriff's Office.
Missing Person Poster Photo of Matthew Graville
Date: 2-23-14 Where: 306 Scott St., Village of Mazomanie
At approximately 7:10pm on Sunday, February 23, 2014, a call was placed to the Dane County Sheriff's Office regarding Cheryl L. Gilberg being found deceased in the residence. This death is considered to be a firearm related homicide. Detectives are seeking anyone with information related to this death to contact the Dane County Sheriff's Office via online tips or telephone tips at (608) 284-6900.
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