Cattle Drive to take place in Town of Lebanon against Sheriff’s Office advice
TOWN OF LEBANON, Wis. — A cattle drive is going to take place in the Town of Lebanon Sunday for four to five hours, against the advice of the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office, according to a release.
The owner of the cattle has hired 15 cattlemen who will be on horseback and they will be driving 50 heads of cattle, as well as handling traffic control with other staff.
Dodge County Sheriff Dale J. Schmidt says the drive is against the wishes of the Sheriff’s Office due to the distance involve. The office has issued warnings to the owner about potential damage and traffic issues surrounding the drive.
The office reminds the public that there is a responsibility to yield right of way to livestock being driven on or over a highway.
The office asks that if issues arise during the cattle drive that require law enforcement attention to contact the county sheriff’s office at 920-386-3726.
The route will be starting on Thrush Road in the Town of Lebanon and go through Bureburd Road to County R, north through the Village of Hustisford, north on County E to County S, east on County S for about a half mile and end at a farm.
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