Monday, December 17, 2012
Whitefish Bay police also received a report of a man being pushed down and kicked in the ribs in the alley behind a Henry Clay apartment building.
After several traffic violations, a 37-year-old Whitefish Bay woman was cited for drunken driving early Saturday morning. A Whitefish Bay officer cited the driver after she failed to stop at a flashing red light at Lake Drive and Silver Spring Drive, and then proceeded to cross the center line on Diversey Boulevard, just south of Birch Avenue. She was stopped in the 5200 block of Diversey Boulevard at 12:54 a.m. Saturday and ticketed for her first drunken driving offense. In other Whitefish Bay police news:
Sunday, December 9, 2012
An Oak Creek man arrested for drunk driving last week has six prior convictions, but only one since 1996. How much should that time span factor into what punishment he faces now, if at all?
Should the time between drunk driving arrests have an impact on how those people are handled in the courts? An Oak Creek man was arrested for operating while intoxicated last week near Mitchell International Airport. The 51-year-old man has six prior convictions, but only one in the last 16 years. If a person’s second OWI comes at least 10 years after the first, then it is generally treated like a “first offense” in Wisconsin. But if it happens a third time — no matter when any of them occurred — then the person is considered to have two first-offense convictions and a third-offense conviction. In the case of the Oak Creek man, he was given a two-year prison sentence for his sixth offense, in 2002, but it was “stayed,” essentially turning …
Monday, October 15, 2012
Drunken driving, marijuana possession and bike thefts are also included in the recent Whitefish Bay police logs.
A cab driver said he was punched in the face and robbed of $200 by a passenger he transported to Whitefish Bay early Saturday morning. The driver said he dropped off a man in his mid 20s on Henry Clay Street just west of Marlborough Drive at 3 a.m. Oct. 13. After punching the cab driver and taking his money, the man fled on foot southbound down Marlborough Drive to Hampton Road, where the cab driver lost sight of him. Whitefish Bay and Shorewood police officers checked the area, but did not locate the man. In other Whitefish Bay police news: CVS Pharmacy has seen some thefts in the liquor department recently: Bike thefts continue to be a problem in Whitefish Bay:
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Police reports from Sept. 25 through Oct. 1 also include drunk driving arrests, a stolen lawnmower and a bike found in a portable toilet.
Two incidents of spray paint vandalism were reported to the Whitefish Bay Police Department last week: A resident in the 5600 block of Bay Ridge Avenue reported spray paint vandalism to a fence on the property sometime between 6 p.m. on Sept. 30 and 8:45 a.m. Oct. 1. Spray paint was also found in the lobby of the Fox Bay building sometime between 7 p.m. Sept. 28 and 7 a.m. Oct. 1. In other Whitefish Bay police news:
Monday, September 24, 2012
One of the drunk drivers attempted to flee into yards on Bay Ridge Avenue, but police later caught up to him and cited him for OWI and prowling.
The Whitefish Bay Police Department arrested three drunk drivers last week. In other police news:
Monday, September 17, 2012
The latest Whitefish Bay police logs also include three thefts from the liquor department at CVS Pharmacy.
Whitefish Bay police made two drunk driving arrests this week: In other Whitefish Bay police news: (This article was updated at 3:05 p.m., Sept. 18)
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Three of the four arrests were on Lake Drive, which remains a common spot for OWI arrests in Whitefish Bay.
Four drunk drivers were arrested by the Whitefish Bay Police Department in the past week:
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Last week's police reports show two bicycle thefts, a young drunk driver busted on his second offense and a traffic stop involving a concealed weapon.
A 25-year-old Whitefish Bay man was cited for his second drunken driving offense last week. The man was pulled over at 3:10 a.m. Aug. 5 in the 5900 block of N. Lydell Avenue. He refused chemical testing at the police station, so officers took him to Columbia St. Mary's Hospital for a forced blood draw. He was also cited for failing to wear a seatbelt, operating without proof of insurance, operating a non-registered vehicle and failure to display a license plate. In other Whitefish Bay police news:
Monday, July 30, 2012
Drunk driving, racist propaganda and a fistfight also made the Whitefish Bay police log last week.
Whitefish Bay police investigated a burglary and a theft from vehicle that occurred last week. Police also stopped a potential burglary from occurring: In other Whitefish Bay police news:
Monday, July 23, 2012
A CVS wine thief and a bird house burglary were also among the reports Whitefish Bay police responded to last week.
A television and a recorder were stolen in a burglary that occured at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the 1500 block of East Hampton Avenue. Whitefish Bay police have identified a 28-year-old Milwaukee man as the suspect. The man entered the house by forcing a first floor window air conditioner out of the window. Whitefish Bay police have also received information from Wauwatosa police about the man's involvement in two burglaries in Wauwatosa. In other police news: