No charges yet for former police lieutenant - WXOW News 19 La Crosse, WI – News, Weather and Sports |

No charges yet for former police lieutenant


LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (WXOW)-- Still no formal charges filed against former La Crosse Police Lieutenant Brian Thomson.

Thomson was arrested earlier this month and faces drug charges. Thomson spent 15 years with the department but resigned from his post shortly after his arrest.

Thomson did not appear in court Friday, he was represented by his attorney Keith Belzer. Assistant Attorney General Jeff Gabrysiak from the Wisconsin Department of Justice will prosecutor the case. No formal charges have been filed.

In court Friday, Judge Elliot Levine said he will recuse himself from the case and the other four county judges will do the same, but charges must be filed first.

Thomson's next hearing is scheduled for October 2, when charges are expected.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WXOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Theresa Wopat at 507-895-9969. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at