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By Joe Block 

Man accused of pepper spraying Columbia County deputy caught in Sauk City


May 23, 2019

A man suspected of spraying a Columbia County deputy with pepper spray during a traffic stop on May 12 was captured. Joshua A. Martin, 30, was taken into custody in Sauk City on May 15.

The Sauk County Sheriff’s Office received a call at 3:00 a.m. on the 15th that there was a suspicious person laying on the porch of a residence in the town Of Merrimac. This person turned out to be Martin. Prior to officers arriving at the residence, Martin stole a vehicle from the homeowners. The vehicle and Martin were located parked on a dead end street near Lake Wisconsin. As officers approached the...

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