Man accused of trying to attack detective at Reedsburg Police Department

Man accused of trying to attack detective at Reedsburg Police Department
Douglas Cheek

A rural Reedsburg man was arrested Tuesday after he tried to attack a Reedburg police detective, police said.

Police said Douglas A. Cheek, 35, walked into the police department lobby at 3:55 p.m. and told the dispatcher he wanted to go to jail. Cheek also punched the dispatch reception window.

Two detectives responded to the lobby. They said Cheek was arrested after he lunged at one of them.

Cheek was treated and released from the Reedsburg Area Medical Center before he was taken to jail. There was no damage to the window.

Cheek was arrested on suspicion of disorderly conduct, bail jumping and resisting/obstructing.

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