Kids Struck With Belt, Wall Stabbed
Our weekly collection of crime stories from the suburbs includes a child abuse charge for a woman police say struck her children with a belt and a man already in hot water taking his frustration out on a wall.
A mom faces more than 10 years prison after she was charged with child abuse. Police say the Port Washington woman struck her children, a 12-year-old boy and 14-year-old girl, on the forearms with a belt.
This woman was supposed to be taking care of the elderly, but she instead stole pills and money from the people in the Oak Creek nursing home where she worked. A judge gave her probation.
This Wauwatosa father was frantic when he called police to report someone had stolen his car—with his 5-year-old son strapped in the back seat. The car was abandoned a short time later, and the boy was found unharmed.
This woman was being medically cleared at a Waukesha medical facility when, instead of giving a urine sample, police say she was using heroin—and overdosed.