On 07/11/2020 at approximately 10:17pm, Richland County Dispatch was notified of a disturbance at an apartment building located on Hwy 14 just west of State Hwy 58. Thomas Spry reportedly entered his neighbors apartment causing a disturbance and was sprayed by bear mace by the occupant. Spry went back to his apartment and contacted 911 seeking medical attention. When deputies were assisting Spry in his apartment they observed what appeared to be drug paraphernalia. Spry was transported by Richland County EMS to the Richland Hospital due to the exposure of the bear mace. A search warrant was obtained and executed on Spry’s apartment where several items of drug paraphernalia were located along with methamphetamine and marijuana. Spry was arrested and booked into the Richland County Jail.
Who Involved: Thomas Spry, 68 of Richland Center, wI
Agencies Involved: Richland County Ambulance Service, Richland Center Police Department, and Richland County District Attorney’s Office
Arrests or Charges: Disorderly Conduct, Criminal Trespass to a Dwelling, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of THC