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.
Nearly 5 times legal limit: A Milwaukee woman was charged last week with her second OWI following a June incident in Wauwatosa. The State Crime Lab’s blood test showed her blood-alcohol level to be .38, almost five times the legal limit for intoxication.
Guilty plea in homicide case: A Greenfield man entered a guilty plea Monday in the stabbing death of the mother of the couple’s two children. The first-degree reckless homicide charge carries a maximum 40-year sentence.
Armed robbery at Walgreens: A man showed a handgun while robbing a Walgreens drug store in Waukesha last Sunday. He stole 20 oxycontin pills and fled.
Threats result in felony charges: A Shorewood woman stands accused of pointing a loaded gun at her former fiancée and threatening to kill them both in a domestic incident last week.
Death deemed suspicious: A 49-year-old woman was found dead at a hotel in Yorkville in Racine County last weekend, and investigators called the death suspicious. There was no obvious cause of death at the scene.
The above items are from reports from local police departments and criminal complaints. In all incidents where an arrest occurred, a charge is merely an accusation and not evidence of guilt. The arrested person is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.