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Helfrich and Wallraff Shoot At Pursuing La Crescent Police

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July 31, 2017 Helfrich and Wallraff Shoot At Pursuing La Crescent Police Two men are in custody facing attempted murder charges after engaging in a gunfight with police and a high-speed chase through Houston County. Chase began 1:30 a.m. at the Kwik Trip in La Crescent, Minnesota. Police officers saw two men behaving suspiciously at the store. As police approached their car, suspects opened fire, then sped away, with Wallraff firing at pursuing squad cars through the smashed back window of the car. [1] The Post Bulletin reported "Wyatt Robert Helfrich, 20, of Holmen, Wis. entered the guilty pleas in a plea deal. William Gerald Wallraff, 30, was convicted of one count each of first-degree assault, use of deadly force against a peace officer, and second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon in Houston County District Court. Thirteen additional charges were dismissed as part of a plea agreement "[2]

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  1. [1]Sentencing set for July 24 in Houston County shootout | Crime ...  6/14/2018  www.postbulletin.com Wyatt Robert Helfrich, 20, of Holmen, Wis., will be sentenced July 24 in Houston County District Court. He entered the guilty pleas last month in a plea agreement . “I'll be asking for the maximum sentence” of 20 years on each count, Jandt said. William Gerald Wallraff, 20, of Kellogg, then sped away, with Wallraff firing at pursuing squad cars through the smashed back window of the car.
  2. [2]Man who shot at police receives 13-year sentence www.postbulletin.com Apr 9, 2018 - CALEDONIA — A Kellogg man who shot at La Crescent police officers and ... William Gerald Wallraff, 30, was convicted of one count each of ...William Gerald Wallraff, 30, was convicted of one count each of first-degree assault, use of deadly force against a peace officer, and second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon in Houston County District Court. Thirteen additional charges were dismissed as part of a plea agreement, 


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NEW: Suspects jailed after shooting at police officers in Housto ...
www.wxow.com/story/.../two-arrested-in-officer-involved-shooting-in-houston-countyJul 31, 2017 - The Houston County Sheriff said an officer involved shooting happened in the early morning hours of July 31. Two suspects are in custody, there is no longer a threat to public safety, and no officers were injured. The portion of the investigation has been turned over to the BCA. There is more than one scene ...

Update: Two facing attempted murder charges after high-speed chase ...
lacrossetribune.comJul 31, 2017 - Two men are in custody facing attempted murder charges after engaging in a gunfight with police and a high-speed chase through Houston County early Monday. ... Jul 31, 2017 article. Update: Two facing attempted murder charges after high-speed chase, shootout with La Crescent police ...

Reported Police-Involved Shooting In Houston County | KROCAM
krocam.comBy Kim David July 31, 2017. Caledonia, MN (KROC AM News) - No details have been released yet but preliminary information indicates there was an officer-involved shooting in Houston County in extreme southeast Minnesota Monday morning. Read More. Category: ..

UPDATE: Traffic stop led to officer-involved Minnesota shooting - WEAU CALEDONIA, Minn. (WEAU) -- Two suspects are in custody after an early morning officer-involved shooting in Houston County, Minnesota. The La Crescent Police Department says around 1:30a.m. Monday officers encountered two male ..

.Authorities release video of Houston County shootout - Post-BulletinNov 11, 2017 - Video and other evidence from the July 31 shootout and chase through Houston Countywas released this week by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal ... Helfrich told state investigators the gunwent off accidentally, though he later said he was trying to "scare" the officer in hopes of getting away. Quanrud ...s La Crescent Police Officer Ryan Quanrud walked up to the idling car, saying "Hey, how's it going?" he noticed the shotgun barrel pointing out the window. A split second later the gun fired, sending a slug whizzing past his head.The muzzle blast is visible in video captured by his squad car's dash cam."I thought I was dead," Quanrud later told state investigators. "I honestly thought I was gonna get shot right in the head."



2 charged with shooting at officers during chase - Winona Post ...
www.winonapost.com/...Record/.../2-charged-with-shooting-at-officers-during-chase
Aug 7, 2017 - However, spooked after seeing La Crescent Police officers Ryan Quanrud and Christopher Flick at Kwik Trip, Wyatt Robert Helfrich, 19, ...

Prison for man who shot at La Crescent Police - ABC21: Your Weather ...
www.wpta21.com/story/37880068/.../prison-for-man-who-shot-at-la-crescent-policeApr 4, 2018 - William Wallraff was sentenced for his role in shooting at officers after ... Helfrich was wounded when Quanrud and Officer Christopher Flick ... with the shooting and chase including two counts of attempted first degree murder.

Trempealeau man gets 13 years for shooting at La Crescent police ...
www.1410wizm.com/.../33170-trempealeau-man-gets-13-years-for-shooting-at-la-cre...
Apr 6, 2018 - One of the two men charged with shooting at La Crescent police last July is ... During thechase, Helfrich, driving, would slow down to lure the ...

La Crescent police officers honored for bravery - WKOW 27: Madison ...
www.wkow.com/story/38451552/.../la-crescent-police-officers-honored-for-bravery6/18/2018 As Quanrud approached the vehicle, the driver shot at him and sped away. A chasereaching speeds of 100 miles per hour ensued, with the passenger of that ... The driver, Wyatt Helfrich, entered a plea deal, pleading guilty to 2 counts of first ...

Man who shot at La Crescent police given 13-year sentence | News ...
https://www.winonadailynews.com/...shot.../article_21006d70-77e0-59c2-8d99-2dbd...
Apr 5, 2018 - Wallraff. William Gerald Wallraff, 20, pleaded guilty to first-degree assault and second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon. Additional ...