Monday, November 26, 2012
The Federal Bureau of Investigation report on crime in the United States, includes data from Wauwatosa and most other communities in the state. See what kinds of violent crimes were reported here and how the city compares to others.
Every year, the Federal Bureau of Investigation uses data reported to it by nearly every law enforcement agency in the country to build a report on crime in the United States. The report includes data on reported crimes, from theft to homicide, arrests, trends and how many officers are employed in communities. Patch has taken the Wisconsin data and put it into a searchable database. Fill in Wauwatosa or the name of another community to see the number of reported violent crimes in 2011, and click through to learn more about the types of offenses within each community. As examples, Wauwatosa's violent crime rate 2011 was reported as 2.15 per 1,000 population, while our more suburban neighbor to the west, Brookfield, reported just 0.66 per 1…
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
In one case in Wauwatosa, the two subjects robbed three telllers at gunpoint and made off in a stolen car, found burned a short time later. In Racine, the same bank was hit twice, two weeks apart.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Jim Price
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Local law enforcement and the FBI are seeking suspects in at least eight credit union and bank robberies in the past month throughout Southeast Wisconsin, according to our partners at Fox 6 News. The FBI Milwaukee Division is seeking the public’s help in identifying these serial robbery suspects at seven credit unions and one bank, all thought to be related and committed by the same subjects. The robberies occurred at the following financial institutions, Fox News said: Anyone with information on these cases is urged to call local law enforcement or the FBI Milwaukee Division at 414-276-4684. In the Wauwatosa robbery, two men entered the Landmark Credit Union on Thursday, wearing masks and each with a gun. One of them robbed three tellers …
Monday, May 14, 2012
Milwaukee man, 49, could go to federal prison for a mandatory 47 years if convicted on all counts in Tosa robbery and two more in Milwaukee.
A Milwaukee man has been charged in a federal indictment in the armed robbery of the Swan Serv-U Pharmacy in Wauwatosa as well as robberies of two more pharmacies in Milwaukee. Daniel Lee, 49, faces seven federal felony counts in the three robberies and a mandatory prison term of 47 years if convicted on all of them. In the Wauwatosa robbery, the robber, now alleged to be Lee, demanded all the Oxycodone in the pharmacy stores and implied that he had a gun. According to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office, the indictment charges Lee with robbing the Swan store in Tosa on March 15, the Aurora Pharmacy at 8428 W. Silver Spring Dr. in Milwaukee on March 17, and the Wilkes Village Pharmacy at 9000 W. Burleigh St. in Milwaukee on …
Thursday, August 18, 2011
McNamara was first woman appointed as special agent in charge of Milwaukee division.
Editor's Note: The original version of this story stated that McNamara accepted a promotion to the FBI's New York office. She was actually promoted to a position in the FBI's headquarters in Washington D.C. Apologies for the error. Nancy McNamara, the special agent in charge of the FBI's Milwaukee division, said in a speech to South Suburban Chamber members that she is leaving her post for a promotion in Washington D.C. McNamara told an audience of about 40 that she was hoping to stay in Milwaukee for a few years but accepted the promotion after 10 months on the job. She was the first woman appointed to lead the Milwaukee division and will officially leave in about three weeks. McNamara spent the first 12 years of her professional career …