Waupun Man Sentenced For Dragging Sheriffs Deputy

The 23-year-old Waupun man who dragged a Dodge County Sheriff’s lieutenant at the beginning of a vehicle chase last March has been sentenced to a year in jail. Matthey Ellcey was sentenced this week on a felony charge of obstructing an officer resulting in bodily harm. During the March 21st incident the lieutenant put his hand inside Ellcey’s vehicle trying to prevent him from taking off during a traffic stop on Highway 49. The lieutenant was treated at Waupun Memorial Hospital and released. Ellcey was also ordered to pay $1,300 in restitution.