LA CROSSE, Wis. (La Crosse Tribune) — A La Crosse County judge has denied a request to lower bond for a man charged with shooting and wounding a police officer.
An attorney for 35-year-old Allen Kruk had asked that the defendant be released on a signature bond with house arrest so he wouldn’t be at risk of contracting the new coronavirus in jail.
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Judge Ramona Gonzalez denied that request Tuesday.
The La Crosse Tribune reports Kruk has been in the La Crosse County Jail on a $50,000 bond since he was charged Sept. 6 with attempted first-degree intentional homicide using a dangerous weapon and several other counts.