In Richland County Circuit Court today, 59 year old Jerome Lux of Richland Center was charged with Battery, Trespass to Land and Disorderly Conduct as a result of a lengthy investigation by the Richland County Sheriff’s Department. On 6/12/16 Lux and a passenger were driving on Cribbin Hill Rd in Marshall Township when he observed Tom Wagner outside in his yard. Lux stopped in front of the Tom Wagner property and exited his vehicle. Lux made comments to the passenger that he was “going to end this once and for all”, then instructed her to take the car and leave the area. Lux then climbed over a locked gate and entered the Wagner property. Tom Wagner was in his yard, Lux approached Wagner on foot. A physical altercation happened which caused injuries to both men, injuries which required Lux to be transfered to a Madison hospital by Med Flight. In court today, Lux was charged with 1 count of Battery, 1 count of Trespass to Land and 1 count of Disorderly Conduct as a result of the incident. He was released on a cash bond. Officials believe this was an isolated incident and there is no danger to the public.
– Richland County Sheriff’s Department