Property recovered and a rural La Farge man faces charges related to La Crosse burglary investigation

La Farge, Wis. – According to the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday, April 20 at approximately 1:30 p.m., Kenneth Ray Stroops, 37, was taken into custody by the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office in the town of Union, rural La Farge, Wis. The sheriff’s office said the arrest was made in conjunction with an ongoing burglary investigation in the City of La Crosse.  In addition to the Stoops arrest , stolen property was also recovered in Vernon County. 

Stroops was booked into the Vernon County Detention Center for on a charge of receiving stolen property and probation violation.  A bail hearing will be held in Vernon County Circuit Court today at 10:45 AM.  Formal charges will be sought through Vernon County District Attorney’s Office and the La Crosse County District Attorney’s Office.

Stroops appeared in Vernon County Circuit Court, remotely from the Vernon County Detention Center, for a bail hearing.  A $500.00 Signature Bond was ordered; however, he will remain in custody until released from the Probation Hold, by the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.

The value of the stolen property recovered was estimated to be about $1,800.00.

Vernon County Sheriff Roy Torgerson said the incident(s) remain under investigation by the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office and the La Crosse Police Department. 

If you have any information about this crime or any other crimes, please call Vernon County Crime Stoppers at 608-637-TIPS (8477), or La Crosse Area Crime Stoppers at 608-784-TIPS (8477), or online at 

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