Eagle River man and woman arrested at Minocqua clinic
Pair had weapons, threatened care provider at Marshfield Clinic
STAR JOURNAL REPORT
A Vilas County man and woman have been taken into Oneida County custody following a disturbance Tuesday at Marshfield Clinic in Mincoqua.
According to a press release, Minocqua police responded to a “panic alarm” on the second floor of the clinic shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday. There they were advised that the two individuals were causing a disturbance and weapons were involved.
Arrested were Joseph R. Buza, 70, and Jillian L. Buza, 39, of Eagle River. The two reportedly attempted to hold a care provider against her will and were threatening harm with a hatchet and meat tenderizer. Clinic staff had subdued the Buzas until law enforcement arrived. Police report a loaded firearm and ammunition were also discovered in a bag the Buzas had in their possession.
The two were taken into custody and charges of false imprisonment, endangering safety by use of a dangerous weapon, carrying a concealed weapon, attempted aggravated battery-intend bodily harm and disorderly conduct were referred to the Oneida County District Attorney.