Thursday, January 3, 2013
Wauwatosa police pull the suspect over after he's seen driving slowly and erratically through the city in November.
A 29-year-old Milwaukee man is accused of driving drunk through Wauwatosa in November. Nathan C. Torgerson was charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court with one count of third-offense operating while intoxicated. If convicted, he faces up to one year in jail and $2,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: At 2:34 a.m. Nov. 11, a Wauwatosa police officer spotted Torgerson driving very slowly and erratically in a Chevrolet Tahoe near Menomonee River Parkway and Charles Hart Parkway, so he pulled the SUV over. Torgerson said he consumed six to seven beers throughout the course of the day. Torgerson failed field sobriety tests and had a blood alcohol level of 0.225, which is nearly three times more than the legal limit to drive in …
Saturday, December 15, 2012
A Milwaukee man is accused of driving drunk and speeding Monday afternoon on Mayfair Road, then causing a chain-reaction crash.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Petrie
Saturday, December 15, 2012
A 45-year-old Milwaukee man is accused of causing a five-car accident while driving drunk Monday on Mayfair Road, which left at least one other person injured. Daljeet Singh was charged Friday in Milwaukee County Circuit Court with one count of third-offense operating while intoxicated, causing injury. If convicted, he faces up to three years in prison and $10,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: At 2:15 p.m. Monday, Wauwatosa police officers were called to the 1700 block of Mayfair Road for a multiple-vehicle accident. Singh was one of those involved in the accident, but he said he was unsure what happened. None of the other drivers could say either – each just remembered being hit blindly. But another driver who witnessed …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
A Tosa man is accused of driving drunk to get a late-night bite at George Webb, and another driver runs a red light and falls afoul of drunken driving laws on way to work – their 2nd and 3rd OWI charges, respectively.
Two men, arrested an hour and a half apart the same night and both in the Wauwatosa Village area, have been charged with driving while drunk. One had been safely home but got hungry and couldn't resist getting in his car and slaloming toward an all-night diner, police reports said. He had already been convicted once of operating while intoxicated. The other, police said, ran a red light after drinking too much – on his way to work. He now faces his third OWI charge. According to police reports and criminal complaints: A 31-year-old Wauwatosa man is accused of driving drunk to an all-night diner, then crossing a center line in front of a Wauwatosa police officer. Eric A. Sampson was charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court with one count…
Friday, November 16, 2012
Milwaukee woman is accused of driving drunk the wrong way down West State Street after doing some serious drinking before getting behind the wheel.
A 34-year-old Milwaukee woman drove through the Village of Wauwatosa with nearly five times the legal limit of alcohol in her bloodstream, a criminal complaint says. In many people, her blood alcohol concentration – .38, based on a blood sample tested by the State Crime Lab – could have caused unconsciousness or death. But she kept driving, and even performed some intricate if highly illegal and dangerous manuveurs before being arrested. Myesha V. Bledsoe was charged Tuesday in Milwaukee County Circuit Court with one count of second-offense operating while intoxicated. If convicted, she faces up to six months in jail and $1,100 in fines. According to police reports and the criminal complaint: As previously reported, at 8:16 p.m. on Sept. …
Monday, October 1, 2012
Man was coming home from a family reunion when a Wauwatosa police officer stopped him for speeding, but he had been drinking and had his minor children in the car.
A 38-year-old Milwaukee man is facing charges after he was caught allegedly driving drunk through Wauwatosa with two of his children in the car. James T. Clark Jr. was charged Thursday in Milwaukee County Circuit Court with one count of third-offense operating while intoxicated, with a minor in the vehicle. If convicted, he faces up to two years in prison and $4,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: At 8:59 p.m. Aug. 18, a Wauwatosa police officer spotted Clark driving eastbound in the 7100 block of West Bluemound Road and doing 41 miles per hour in a 30 miles per hour speed zone. The officer pulled Clark over and saw that there were two children, ages 12 and 15, inside the car. Driving while intoxicated with minor children …
Friday, September 21, 2012
Wauwatosa resident stopped in Hales Corners with expired license plates and a prohibited blood alcohol level.
- PUBLIC SAFETY
- Joe Petrie
Friday, September 21, 2012
A 51-year-old Wauwatosa man is facing felony charges after he was caught allegedly driving drunk with expired license plates. Kenneth Drew was charged Thursday in Milwaukee County Circuit Court with one count of fourth-offense operating while intoxicated within a five-year period. If convicted, he faces up to six years in prison and $10,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On Aug. 11, a Hales Corners police officer on patrol spotted Drew driving southbound on South 108th Street near West Abbott Avenue with expired license plates on his Chevrolet Suburban. The officer pulled him over and noticed Drew smelled of alcohol and had slurred speech. He then failed field sobriety tests and was placed under arrest. He was taken to a …
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Wauwatosa officer witnessed crash and stopped to help, but the driver fled and then resisted arrest... and resisted... and resisted.
An off-duty Wauwatosa police officer who witnessed a serious accident called 911 and stopped to help, but ended up wrestling the driver into custody. That 29-year-old Milwaukee man is facing multiple charges, including his third drunken driving offense, after he smashed his car into a light pole, then tried leave the scene and resisted arrest before creating even more havoc at the hospital. Troy Bruce Cesar was charged Saturday in Milwaukee County Circuit Court with one count of third-offense operating while intoxicated, one count of bail jumping, one count of obstructing an officer and one count of disorderly conduct. If convicted, he faces up to 33 months in prison and $23,000 in fines. The reason for the bail-jumping charge – he was out…
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
A 24-year-old Brookfield man ran from police and crashed into Wauwatosa restaurant after he failed to negotiate a turn at 100 miles per hour on Capitol Drive at North 124th Street, charges allege.
A Brookfield man with a February drunken driving conviction was intoxicated early Sunday when he led police on a high-speed chase, eventually smashing into a Qdoba restaurant in Wauwatosa, charges allege. Andrew J. Brumage, 24, was charged Monday in Waukesha County Circuit Court with fleeing police and causing damage, second-offense operating while intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle after revocation of his license. If convicted, he faces up to 7½ years in prison and $13,600 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: At 12:52 a.m. Sunday, a Brookfield patrol officer saw Brumage nearly hit a median several times while driving westbound on West Capitol Drive near North 128th Street. Brumage then ran a red light at Lilly Road and …
Saturday, June 30, 2012
Thomas A. Brolin is caught for his fourth time driving after drinking by a Racine County deputy in the Town of Yorkville.
A 27-year-old Wauwatosa man is facing felony drunken driving charges after he was pulled over while riding a moped through Racine County after downing shots of whiskey. Thomas A. Brolin was charged Thursday in Racine County Circuit Court with one count of fourth-offense operating while intoxicated within a five-year period. If convicted, he faces up to six years in prison and $10,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: A Racine County sheriff’s deputy was on patrol at 11:11 p.m. June 9 when he spotted Brolin riding a moped on Sylvania Avenue in Town of Yorkville. He pulled Brolin over, who then stumbled slightly while getting off the moped. The deputy immediately noticed a strong alcohol smell coming from Brolin, who said he …
Sunday, June 24, 2012
Elm Grove man faces a year in jail after he's seen hitting a parked car in Wauwatosa.
A 58-year-old Elm Grove man is facing his fourth drunken driving charge after he hit a parked car in Wauwatosa while on his way to a George Webb’s restaurant. John P. Hey was charged Friday in Milwaukee County Circuit Court with one count of fourth-offense operating while intoxicated. If convicted, he faces up to one year in county jail and $2,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: At 10:13 p.m. May 20, Wauwatosa police officers were called to the 2200 block of North 122nd Street after Hey hit a parked car with his Chevrolet Tahoe. Hey said he was on his way to Webb’s when he did a U-turn and tried to park behind the car, but rear-ended it in the process. He then backed up the SUV and drove around the parked car so he could …