Sunday, April 28, 2013
A person wanted in connection with a triple homicide in Lafayette County was arrested Sunday at the Willow Park Apartments in Waukesha.
A suspect wanted in connection with the homicides of three people in southwestern Wisconsin was arrested Sunday at the Willow Park Apartments in Waukesha, police said. The apartments are near Washington Avenue and Delafield Street. Police remained on the scene as of 5:15 p.m. The suspect is a 31-year-old Waukesha man who was reported missing and in a disorientated, altered state, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. The suspect was reported missing after he had last been seen Friday afternoon, and was possibly partially naked after discarding clothes along a path in Green County, according to Madison.com. Waukesha Police Lt. Tom Wagner confirmed that the person apprehended by city police and the state Department of Criminal …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
State appeals court rules against man convicted of murdering girlfriend, burning her body and dumping remains in a lake.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Mark Maley
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
A Brookfield man convicted of strangling his girlfriend, burning her body and then dumping the remains in Lake Winnebago in 2009 is not entitled to a new trial, the state appeals court has ruled. Brandon Mueller, 37, was sentenced in 2010 to life without the possibility of parole for murdering 28-year-old Renee Redmer in his mother's Fond du Lac apartment, the Associated Press reported. After binging on cocaine and alcohol, Mueller and Redmer, got into an argument that turned physical. Mueller put his hands around Redmer’s neck and she died in the struggle, according to court records. Mueller put Redmer’s body in a cooler in his mother’s garage and, a few weeks later, doused the body in gasoline and burned it in a barrel. Mueller and his …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Billy Ingram's next court date is Oct. 4 on charges alleging he killed Petro Mart clerk Nayyer Rana during a robbery on May 29.
A 20-year-old Waukesha man facing life in prison on charges alleging he gunned down a gas station clerk during a robbery pleaded not guilty to several charges during a court hearing Wednesday. Billy J. Ingram will return to court at 10 a.m. Oct. 4 on the first-degree intentional homicide charge. He also is charged with armed robbery, possession of a firearm and possession of marijuana. The clerk, Nayyer Rana, 56, an immigrant from Pakistan raising his children in Waukesha, was shot three times and was pronounced dead at the scene. His body was discovered at 4:19 a.m. May 29 by a customer who stopped at the Petro Mart on East Broadway about twice a week. Ingram, who was on probation for a burglary conviction in Milwaukee County, was living …
Friday, June 22, 2012
Motion hearing in Waukesha gas station slaying is scheduled for June 29.
The suspect in the late-May gas station homicide of 56-year-old convenience store clerk Nayyer Rana is trying to have his felony charges dismissed in Waukesha County Circuit Court. Billy Ingram, 20, of Waukesha, remains jailed in lieu of $1 million jail on a first-degree intentional homicide charge. He was in court Friday afternoon where a motion hearing was scheduled about the request to dismiss the charges. Court Commissioner Martin Binn will hear the motion at 1:15 p.m. June 29. In addition to having the homicide charge dismissed, Ingram is also seeking to have armed robbery and possession of a firearm by a felon charges dismissed. He is not seeking to have a misdemeanor possession of marijuana charge dropped. Ingram, who was on …
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Billy J. Ingram, 20, faces life in prison if convicted of killing 56-year-old Nayyer Rana during an armed robbery May 29.
A 20-year-old Waukesha man faces life in prison if convicted of a first-degree intentional homicide charge in the May 29 slaying of a convenience store clerk in Waukesha. Billy J. Ingram, who remains jailed on $1 million bail,was charged with the felony Tuesday. He also faces armed robbery, possession of a firearm and possession of marijuana charges. The clerk, Nayyer Rana, 56, an immigrant from Pakistan raising his children in Waukesha, was shot three times and was pronounced dead at the scene. His body was discovered at 4:19 a.m. May 29 by a customer who stopped at the Petro Mart on East Broadway about twice a week. Ingram, who was on probation for a burglary conviction in Milwaukee County, was living with his cousin on Jackson Court in …
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
More details emerge in court records about the May 29 slaying of Nayyer Rana, a gas station attendant whose cell phone was found on 20-year-old Billy Ingram, court records show.
A 20-year-old man, identified in court records as the suspect in the May 29 homicide of a gas station clerk in Waukesha, was on probation for a burglary conviction in Milwaukee County. Billy Ingram, a Waukesha man who lived with his cousin at 417 Jackson Court, is in the Waukesha County Jail pending possible criminal charges in the death of 56-year-old Nayyer Rana. Rana was shot in the shoulder and the abdomen, as well as what appeared to be in the mouth. Two .40 caliber shell casings were located by a freezer and by the front entrance, the search warrant shows. Ingram, who had a warrant out for his arrest, was taken into custody by Brookfield police during a burglary investigation. Ingram had Rana’s cell phone on his person, as well as …
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Waukesha police find handgun in Waukesha home and are testing it at the State Crime Lab in the connection to the shooting of 56-year-old Nayyer Rana.
A man was arrested Wednesday who police believe “may have been in involved in the homicide” of 56-year-old Nayyer Rana, a gas station clerk and father of four whose early Tuesday morning death is under investigation, according to a news release from the Waukesha Police Department. Rana was fatally shot early Tuesday morning at the Broadway Petro Mart gas station East Broadway and Pleasant Street. Police had no suspects as of Tuesday. The man was detained by Brookfield and Elm Grove police officers, according to the release from Police Chief Russell Jack. “Alert work by these officers has resulted in the development of significant leads in the case,” Jack said in the release. Police are not releasing the suspect’s identity pending a …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Gas station clerk who died from gunshot wounds Tuesday morning is remembered by customers for being a nice man who would greet them with a smile.
Hours have passed since gas station clerk Nayyer Rana was shot and killed by an unknown suspect, but it’s clear from the many comments on Patch.com and on our Facebook page that he made an impression on the customers who purchased gas, soda, coffee and candy from him. Rana, 56, never made it out of the gas station today. Police are seeking more information about the homicide and are asking anyone who has details to contact Detective Neumann at 262-524-3818. Patch has attempted to contact the gas station owner to learn more information about who Rana was but the owner was busy with investigators. Here are some of the comments we’ve received about Rana:
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Daniel Birtic, one of two suspects in the overdose death of Alex Hopping, pleads guilty to first-degree reckless homicide for his role in the crime.
A Waukesha who supplied heroin that later killed a Wauwatosa teenager has pleaded guilty for his role in her death. Daniel Lee Birtic, 24, pleaded guilty Monday to one count of first-degree reckless homicide for providing heroin to Alexandra Hopping, 19, who overdosed and died in her home April 18, 2011. A second defendant, Edwin Esteves, 33, is slated to stand trial in the case June 4; however, he will make his final pre-trial appearance Tuesday where he could also potentially plead guilty. The men were charged under the state’s Len Bias law after Wauwatosa police officers conducted a six-month investigation into Hopping’s death inside a home in the 1800 block of North 70th Street. The conditions of Birtic's plea arrangement were not …