Drunk Homeless Man Was Swearing at Frame Park Playground, Police Say
Waukesha man tells children to come near him but later tells police he's on his way to church at the Schuetze Building, according to a criminal complaint.
A 50-year-old homeless man is facing charges after police say he caused a drunken disturbance at Frame Park Sunday.
Jackie J. Genett was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court on Monday with one count of disorderly conduct. If convicted, he faces up to 90 days in jail and $1,000 in fines.
According to the criminal complaint:
At 11 a.m. Sunday, Waukesha police were called to the 200 block of West Moreland Road after someone spotted Genett falling over into the traffic lanes while walking across the Moreland Bridge. When an officer arrived, he found Genett in the playground area of the park telling several kids to come over by him.
The officer approached him and Genett immediately become verbally abusive. He told the officer he crossed the street because he was trying to get to the Schuetze Building for church. He was told to leave the park, but Genett continued to ask for help getting to the Schuetze Building. Genett was placed under arrest because he continued to swear in front of nearby children.
Genett submitted to a Breathalyzer test, which revealed he had a blood alcohol level of 0.32 percent. He’s currently being held in Waukesha County Jail on $50 bail.