MERRILL, WI (WSAU) - Lincoln County authorities are still trying to find a man who fled from his parole officer this Tuesday.
36-year-old Christopher Meindel refused to provide a urine sample for drug testing, and then ran from the parole agent’s office. Authorities also believe he cut off the electronic monitoring bracelet.
Meindel had past drug convictions, but was out on a signature bond for additional drug charges were filed, including possessing methamphetamine waste, storing ammonia in an illegal container, and possessing paraphernalia to manufacture, compound, or produce methamphetamines. Now you can add bail jumping to the list.
Deputies believe Meindel may have fled to the Baraboo area, where he was working. Anyone that sees Meindel is encouraged to contact Lincoln County Crimestoppers at 715-536-3726 or your nearest law enforcement agency.