Suspect wrote graffiti in a bathroom stating he was going to blow up the school, police say.
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
A Fox Point man was cited for damaging a passing car with a kick to the door. He told police that the car nearly hit him first. According to police reports, then men have encountered each other before.
A Fox Point man was cited after police say he admitted to kicking a car as it drove past while he was walking his dog because, he said, the car nearly hit him. According to a police report, a resident called Fox Point police to report that his car was just kicked by a pedestrian about 10:30 a.m. Oct. 9. When police were en route to the caller's home, a different man come out of his home in the 7800 block of North Fairchild Road, walking toward the officer’s car. The report said the man looked irate and said he was just going to call the police. He told the officer that he was walking near the intersection of Calumet and Seneca roads when a car almost hit him, so he kicked it as it passed. Looking for more weird police news? Check out our…
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
The 19-year-old from Chilton had been pulled over for a burned out headlight. Police say the car he was driving reeked of marijuana when they pulled him over.
A 19-year-old Chilton man got a ride back to his dorm at Cardinal Stritch University after he was arrested by Bayside police for possession of THC. A Bayside officer was parked at the North Shore Fire Station No. 5 on Brown Deer Road when a car passed him with a burned out headlight. Police pulled the car over and when he went to talk to the driver, the officer immediately smelled marijuana coming from inside the car, the report said. When asked if he’d been smoking, the driver only said “cigarettes." The officer told the driver he could smell the marijuana, but the driver denied smoking any marijuana or having any inside the car, according to the report. Police searched the car and found a red, Nat Sherman Classic cigarette box under …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
The 19-year-old Fox Point man was on Shorewood High School campus Wednesday and police say he made suicidal threats and was believed to be carrying a firearm. School officials say they only lost about five minutes of class time.
Updated: Wednesday 1:36 p.m. Shorewood High School was locked down for about 30 minutes Wednesday when police arrested a 19-year-old Fox Point man in the parking lot. Fox Point police were looking for a man who, police say, had made suicidal threats and was possibly carrying a firearm. They sent out notice to other local police departments and that's when Shorewood police stepped in. When a police search led to the high school parking lot, the school was subsequently put into "code red" at about 11:45 a.m. Police helped move teachers and students to a safe area in the high school during the lockdown. Superintendent Martin Lexmond said the incident occurred toward the end of a lunch hour and students and teachers only lost about five …
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
It took two Glendale police officers to remove Jennifer Peltz from the Nicolet homecoming game Friday after principal asked to have a half-barrel of root beer removed from school property because kids were doing keg stands.
Former Nicolet High School board member Jennifer Peltz was arrested for disorderly conduct at the school's Homecoming football game after she resisted arrest when officers repeatedly told her to remove a half-barrel of root beer because kids were doing keg stands. According to the Glendale police report: About 20 students were standing around a half-barrel of root beer and doing keg stands – one student would do a handstand on top of the barrel while others held him or her up, and they would drink upside down from the spigot. Traditionally, this is a college drinking game done with a barrel of beer. Because of the keg's resemblance to beer and a concern for student safety, Principal Greg DePue and facilities director Brian Reiels asked a …
Monday, September 24, 2012
When asked if there was anything in the car that shouldn't be, this 20-year-old just gave police a solemn nod of the head, then handed over his stash.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
After he told police he thought the gas at Open Pantry was free, he whipped out a fist full of cash and tried to pay the cop for the gas he took off with.
A Milwaukee man tried to pay an officer for the gas he took off with after explaining that he thought the gas was free. His explanation didn't hold up when the Open Pantry clerk said he pressed the "Pay Inside" button before filling up and taking off. According to the report: Fox Point police got a call from an Open Pantry employee at 6:23 p.m. Thursday that someone had just driven off with $40.01 of gas without paying. The clerk said the car was heading southbound on North Port Washington Road. Police caught up with the car that matched the description from the clerk and pulled it over. The officer asked the driver, a 20-year-old man from Milwaukee, if he had forgotten to pay for the gas he just got at Open Pantry. He quickly showed a …
Friday, June 22, 2012
When Fox Point police pointed out she was driving on the wrong side of Port Washington Road, the woman said she thought it was OK because it was a one-way.
A woman trying to make her way home after drinking in downtown Milwaukee wound up in Fox Point driving down the left side of Port Washington Road, which she told officers she thought was a one-way street. According to the report: Around 2:30 a.m. on June 13, Fox Point police were patrolling in the 7600 block of North Port Washington Road when they noticed a brown minivan heading north in the southbound lane. Police pulled the van over and told the driver why they had stopped her. When they told her she was on the wrong side of the road, the 36-year-old Milwaukee woman said she thought she was on a one-way street. When asked where she was heading, she said to the south side. She also said she was was coming from the south side. The …
Friday, June 1, 2012
Supporter of Gov. Scott Walker was arrested for disorderly conduct after a verbal altercation with a few Barrett backers at Milwaukee rally with Clinton.
A vocal supporter of Gov. Scott Walker was arrested for disorderly conduct Friday during a rally for Democrat Tom Barrett that featured former President Bill Clinton. During the morning rally at Pere Marquette Park in Milwaukee, the Walker supporter was holding a sign that read "Support Scott Walker NOT Union Thugs." In the middle of the crowd, he would put his sign in front of other signs supporting Barrett. One Patch reader gives her take on the events: "My husband and I were at the rally standing six feet from him 15 minutes before the rally began, during, and when he was arrested as the rally ended," she writes. "Even before the rally began he was screaming at people near him that held recall signs. Get out the vote volunteers flanked …
With the recall election four days away, the former president spoke at a rally with Democrat Tom Barrett at Pere Marquette Park.
Former President Bill Clinton visited Pere Marquette Park Friday to support Democrat Tom Barrett as Wisconsin's tumultuous recall election nears its end. Clinton made cooperation the theme of his speech and hammered Gov. Scott Walker for his "divide and conquer" tactics. "Everywhere I go in America, everywhere I go in the world, the only thing that's working is when you get everybody who's got a stake in the game in there, treat them with respect and people go forward together," Clinton said. "That's how you get out of a ditch." Clinton said Barrett is the candidate better for education, the budget and creating jobs. He and Barrett also used the event to urge people to vote early, with absentee voting coming to an end Friday. Hundreds …