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 30, 2012
A guy wire supporting a power pole was the only thing between a Tosa patrol officer and a careening pickup truck driven by an opiate-addled woman, criminal complaint says. The wire stopped her and saved him.
A 35-year-old Milwaukee woman is accused of driving after taking drugs, then nearly running over a Wauwatosa police officer, who was saved by a guy wire for a utility pole. Jessica Dawn Domenget was charged Friday in Milwaukee County Circuit Court with one count of second offense operating while intoxicated and one count of second-degree reckless endangerment. If convicted, she faces up to 5½ years in prison and $26,100 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On Aug. 22, a Wauwatosa police officer parked his car on the northbound side of the 800 block of North 70th Street, then got out so he could get something that had fallen on the passenger side floorboard of the car. The officer was opening the passenger side door when he …
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. …
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Suspect had a 0.296 blood alcohol level when a Wauwatosa police officer saw him turn without stopped for a flashing red light.
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- Joe Petrie
Thursday, February 16, 2012
A West Allis man is facing charges for driving with a blood-alcohol level nearly four times the legal limit while transporting a teenage passenger. Robert Edward Coleman Jr., 46, was charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court Wednesday with one count of second offense operating while intoxicated with a minor, one count of operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited alcohol concentration with a minor and one count of operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license. If convicted, he faces up to two years in prison and $4,700 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: At 1:46 a.m. Jan. 5, a Wauwatosa police officer saw Coleman make a right turn from southbound Wauwatosa Avenue onto westbound Harmonee Avenue without stopping for a flashing…