FDL County Sheriff’s Deputy Injured In Arrest

Charges are likely to be filed following an incident Tuesday (11/30/2021) afternoon in Fond du Lac.

A Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Deputy was responding to a call shortly after 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, for reports of a man running in and out of traffic on I-41 near Hwy. 23.

The deputy arrived on the scene and, after making contact with the person, was attacked by the male.

The deputy did suffer a serious knee injury in the altercation with the 32-year old male from Milwaukee, who has a history of mental illness.

The male suspect was taken into custody but not before causing further damage to the hands and face of the deputy.

Both the suspect and the deputy were taken to St. Agnes Hospital.

Charges are expected to be filed following the investigation.