A 57-year-old Waukesha man, who apparently "loves" the police, is facing felony charges after he allegedly passed out drunk in a grassy area near .
Michael J. Remmel recently was charged in with one count of felony bail jumping. If convicted, he faces up to 12 years in prison and $20,000 in fines.
According to the criminal complaint:
At 8:47 p.m. Thursday, Waukesha police were called to La Casa after someone spotted Remmel lying in the grass near the parking lot on Caroline Street with his feet up on a picnic table. When officers approached him, one shook Remmel’s shoulder and yelled until he opened his eyes.
Once Remmel woke up, he looked at the officers and said “I love you guys.”
An empty bottle of vodka was laying near Remmel and he had a blood alcohol level of 0.222 percent at the time of the incident.
He’s currently being held in Waukesha County Jail on $1,000 bond