Two Barneveld men were arrested Saturday in Iowa County for allegedly spitting on people gathering signatures on petitions to recall Gov. Scott Walker.

Timothy Peterson, 28, and William Peterson, 55, were taken to the Iowa County Jail on tentative charges of disorderly conduct, according to a news release from the Iowa County Sheriff's Department.

The incident was reported at 12:12 p.m. Saturday in the village of Arena.

Deputies found the two men at a business in Arena and made the arrest. The report said both posted bond and were released from jail.


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