Missing Vernon Co. inmate found, arrested

Police arrested Leah Morgan without incident in La Crosse

The Vernon County Sheriff says 24-year-old Leah M. Morgan has been arrested without incident in La Crosse.

Morgan has been serving time in the Vernon County jail for theft and criminal damage to property. She was out on work release on New Year’s Day, and didn’t return.

The La Crosse Police Department took Morgan into custody on Saturday morning in the 1900 block of Miller Street, after the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office issued a felony arrest warrant for escape.

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears, thanks La Crosse Police and the public for the information that led to her arrest.