Thursday, January 3, 2013
A 29-year-old Milwaukee man had a loaded .45-cal. semi-automatic pistol and three full magazines in his backpack while checking in to County Psychiatric Crisis Center, complaint says.
A 29-year-old Milwaukee man is accused of trying to bring a fully loaded handgun and three loaded magazines with him while checking in to the Milwaukee County Psychiatric Crisis Service Center in Wauwatosa. Robin Douglas Gazdecki was charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court with one count of carrying a concealed weapon. If convicted, he faces up to nine months in prison and $10,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On Dec. 23, Gazdecki was checking into the center and clutching a backpack, which he said he didn’t want staff to search. Gazdecki said he had something very important in the backpack and continued to refuse to let staff search the bag, but eventually admitted he had a gun inside. Milwaukee County sheriff’s …
Saturday, November 10, 2012
A Wauwatosa man pulled over for suspicion of drunken driving is accused of resisting arrest after his passenger attacked officer, court records say.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Petrie
Saturday, November 10, 2012
A Wauwatosa man and his companion from Milwaukee have now been charged and can be identified in a case in which a sheriff's deputy said he was attacked from behind and brutally beaten during a drunken driving investigation. The Wauwatosa man is accused of resisting arrest after his friend attacked a Milwaukee County sheriff's deputy who was trying to administer field sobriety tests, a criminal complaint says. Matthew S. Sleider, 23, of Wauwatosa, was charged Tuesday in Milwaukee County Circuit Court with one count of obstructing an officer and one count of disorderly conduct, while Brandon Stephen Bell, 22, of Milwaukee, was charged with one count of battery to a law enforcement officer and one count of obstructing an officer. If …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Delavan woman speeds past sheriff's deputy Saturday during heavy downpour.
A 56-year-old Delavan woman is facing her sixth drunk driving charge after she was caught speeding and driving erratically through Wauwatosa. Consuelo Ehmke was charged Tuesday in Milwaukee County Circuit Court with one count of sixth-offense operating while intoxicated. If convicted, she faces up to six years in prison and $10,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On Saturday, a Milwaukee County sheriff’s deputy was travelling southbound on Highway 45 near West North Avenue during a heavy downpour when Ehmke came past doing 70 to 75 miles per hour, then slammed on her brakes once she got about two car lengths in front of the squad. The deputy followed Ehmke as she continued to drive erratically and switch lanes without …
Thursday, September 29, 2011
However, County Executive's proposal for 2012 would cut Sheriff's Department spending by $14 million.
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Thursday presented a $1.2 billion budget for 2012 that freezes the property tax levy at last year's level and cuts spending by 5.6 percent. In unveiling the plan, Abele described the budget as an “honest” document that does not include any revenue from potential land sales or overly optimistic projections about earning or expenses. While he didn’t go into every detail, Abele focused on four major budget areas in county government. While the 2012 budget proposal still devotes 49 percent of spending to public safety, Abele said it’s time for the Sheriff's Department, which has seen a 62 percent funding increase since 2001, to tighten its belt. He's calling for a $14 million cut on spending in the …
Friday, May 27, 2011
The Southeast Wisconsin Drunk Driving Task Force will deploy on Saturday night.
In the hopes of taking drunk drivers off the road, the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department and 15 other agencies that are part of the Southeast Wisconsin Drunk Driving Task Force will be out in full force for the Memorial Day weekend. Deployment of officers will start on Saturday at 8 p.m. and end at Sunday at 4 a.m. Police deparments participating are Greendale, Bayside, City of Brookfield police department, Franklin police department, South Milwaukee police department, Town of Brookfield police department, Wauwatosa police department, Wisconsin State Patrol, Menomonee Falls police department, Cudahy police department, St. Francis police department, Milwaukee police department, West Allis police department and Elm Grove police …