Monday, August 27, 2012
Although he admitted to being intoxicated, he said he wasn't so drunk he couldn't drive safely. On the ride back to the station, he also admitted he had switched out the license plates on his car with those for another one.
Alcohol acts like a truth serum for some, and Fox Point police saw this first-hand when they caught up with this man who not only admitted to being drunk, but also to switching out the license plates on his car. According to the report: A Fox Point officer was traveling in the 8700 block of North Port Washington Road just before 3 a.m. Thursday when he noticed a car heading southbound that crossed the center line three times, then nearly left the road in the 7900 block of North Santa Monica Boulevard. The car turned on its high beams, then shut them off, turned them on again and stopped completely in the middle of the intersection at North Lake Drive and East Calumet Road. Police pulled the car over in the 7400 block of North Lake Drive. …
Friday, March 23, 2012
His friend noticed he passed out in the car and stopped at McDonald's for help.
Fox Point and Bayside police arrived at McDonald's, 8739 N. Port Washington Rd. for a report of a man not breathing in the parking lot just before 7 a.m. on March 12. According to the report: The driver, a 25-year-old Milwaukee man, told police he had picked up his friend in Mequon and while driving to Milwaukee, he passed out so he pulled over to get help. While the North Shore Fire Department loaded the man into the ambulance, a Fox Point officer noticed a syringe on the ground directly under the back bumper of the car. The man who had been driving told police after he pulled over, he began CPR on his friend. He admitted he had emptied his friend's pockets because he didn’t want him to be arrested on top of the medical problems, so he …
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
He then droped an 'F bomb' when officers say they need a blood test.
A 24-year-old Milwaukee man was very forthcoming with officers when they arrested him for marijuana posession; he admitted that he'd just "smoked a bowl," and handed over the pot. According to the report: Fox Point police received a call that several people were smoking marijuana inside a parked car outside McDonald's, 8739 N. Port Washington Rd. just before 7:30 p.m. Jan. 6. The officer found the vehicle and approached the driver. As the officer leaned down to speak to the driver, he could smell marijuana. According to the report, the driver’s eyes were glossy and bloodshot. The officer asked if he’d been smoking pot and he said, “No.” When the officer said he could smell it, he said, “I smoked a bowl.” The driver then reached down into …
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Even with slurred speech, glassy eyes and bad breath, this guy swore to officers he was sober.
An Open Pantry employee called Bayside police after a man circled through the parking lot not once, twice, or even three times — but four times. Just before 2 a.m. Dec. 26, officers found the 30-year-old man who ran a red arrow light at Brown Deer Road and Port Washington Road matching the description from the Open Pantry employee. According to the report: The man told officers he was just lost and trying to get home to see his wife. He was smoking a cigarette when they pulled him over, so officers were initially unable to detect the smell of alcohol, however, his eyes gave him away. Officers noticed they were bloodshot and glassy, his speech was slurred and he seemed confused. When asked for his license, the man fumbled through his wallet…
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Just south of County Line Road, a sedan is crunched between two other vehicles.
Multiple sirens were heard in Bayside and surrounding communities around 8:30 a.m. Thursday morning. The North Shore Fire Department, Bayside Police Department and Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office were on scene for a car accident in the southbound lane of Interestate 43 between County Line Road and Brown Deer Road. Fran McLaughlin is the public information officer for MCSO. "According to dispatch it was a five-car crash on 43 southbound just north of Brown Deer Road," McLaughlin said. "One person was conveyed to St. Mary's Ozaukee for head injuries." At this time, she said the extent of that person's injuries is not known. A total of three cars were towed from the scene.