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Men charged in assault outside Cottage Grove bar

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A man who provided a cigarette lighter to a woman outside a Cottage Grove bar was punched to the ground and beaten further by the woman’s ex-boyfriend and an accomplice, according to Washington County District Court criminal charges.


William J. Jeske Jr., 28, of Cottage Grove, and Oliver Q. Reinhart, 34, of Lakeland, were arrested following the reported assault about 10:30 p.m. July 19 outside the American Motorsports Bar and Grill, 7240 East Point Douglas Road.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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