Here are some of Patch's top crime- and police-related stories from throughout the Milwaukee area in the last week. Click on a link to see the all the details.
12 years in prison: A Port Washington man who pleaded no contest to charges molesting a 5-year-old girl was sentenced Tuesday to 24 years in prison, 12 on each of two counts.
DV case includes loaded gun: Police say a Franklin man pointed a loaded gun at his wife in a dispute at their home earlier in December.
Bail set at $2,000 in standoff: A Waukesha man arrested following a four-hour standoff with police had bail set at $2,000, and he is suspected of threatening to shoot up his wife’s business in a call placed last week.
Officer injured: A dustup outside the Applebee’s at Mayfair Mall left an officer with a concussion and a newlywed 43-year-old facing charges with the potential of jail time.