WHO Involved: Matthew Hastings, 30, of Cazenovia, WI
Other Agencies Involved: Richland Center Police Department, Richland County Ambulance Service
WHERE Incident Happened:Tamarack Drive, Cazenovia, WI
What happened: On July 18, 2021 at 3:58 am Richland County Dispatch received a call requesting a welfare check on Matthew Hastings and his family. The caller was concerned about an incident that took place in Yuba involving the Hastings family. Richland County Dispatch received another call from a different party who was at the Hastings residence. That party stated that Matthew had a gun and was in the residence with his family. Deputies and Officers from the Richland Center Police Department set up a perimeter around the home. Phone contact was made with Matthew and was later taken into custody without incident. No one was injured during the incident. K9 Rambo was deployed and was able to locate the firearm outside the residence. Matthew was transported to the Richland County Jail.
Arrest or Charges: Going armed while intoxicated, 2nd Degree Reckless Endangering Safety and Disorderly Conduct