A man from Blue River is facing
a charge of disorderly conduct with
a “hate crimes” enhancer, after a fight
broke-out between two inmates
last Friday night at the
Grant County Jail in Lancaster.
According to Sheriff Nate Dreckman,
18-year-old Thomas Lazarius- Richwalkski
has been charged, after he made
racial comments toward another
inmate at the jail.
Those comments were directed
at 24-year-old Timmy L Johnson of
Platteville, who’s African-American.
After the comments were made,
Johnson told Lazarius to come into
his cell, and that’s when a fight
Johnson has been charged with
battery by a prisoner. The fight took
place in J-block of the county jail.