Wednesday, May 15, 2013
A 31-year-old Waukesha man is facing his sixth drunken driving charge after being stopped in a bar parking lot.
A 31-year-old Waukesha man is charged with his sixth drunken driving offense after being stopped by a Town of Brookfield police officer in a bar parking lot at 12:47 a.m. Friday. Marques A. Bernier faces up to three years initial confinement in prison and $10,000 in fines if convicted of the felony charge. A Town of Brookfield police officer pulled Bernier over after seeing the vehicle traveling between 48 and 50 mph on Bluemound Road near Brookfield Road. The license plate was faded and the officer couldn’t read the letters or the numbering. Additionally, the vehicle was driving onto the dashed lane markings and then changed lanes at the same time the signal light was activated, according to the criminal complaint filed against Bernier …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Town of Brookfield Police Officer Don Bishop, 32, a Waukesha resident, died Saturday morning from an apparent heart attack while on the way to a burglary call.
Sunday, April 14, 2013
With a long track record of public service in Waukesha County, Town of Brookfield cop who died of apparent heart attacked is being remembered as someone who truly wanted to serve the community.
A Waukesha County police officer who died on duty Saturday of an apparent heart attack is being remembered as someone dedicated to public service who had a true passion for helping others. Donald Bishop, 32, died Saturday morning while responding to a burglary call in the Town of Brookfield, where he was an officer. Although the official cause of death has not been released, officials believe Bishop had a heart attack. Before joining the department, Bishop worked in various public safety positions throughout Waukesha County. Bishop, who was alone in his police squad car, drove off the road near while responding to the burglary call, according to the Journal Sentinel. Other officers unsuccessfully tried to revive him and he was pronounced …
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Officer Donald Bishop dies Saturday from an apparent heart attack while responding to a call of a burglary in progress.
A 32-year-old Town of Brookfield police officer and former dispatcher with the Waukesha County Communications Center died Saturday morning of an apparent heart while responding to a burglary call. Officer Donald Bishop joined the Town of Brookfield Police Department in August 2011, according to Patch's media partners at WISN 12 News. In addition to working as a county dispatcher, Bishop also was an officer for the Village of Eagle, the station reported. Read more on the WISN 12 News website.
Friday, February 1, 2013
Waukesha woman was being medically cleared following her arrest in the Town of Brookfield.
A Waukesha woman, who was being medically cleared at Waukesha Memorial Hospital, overdosed on heroin while she was supposed to be providing a urine sample, according to a criminal complaint filed in Waukesha County Circuit Court. Niki J. Reichel, 27, was charged with disorderly conduct-domestic abuse on Monday. She faces up to 90 days in jail and $1,000 in fines. According to the complaint: Officer from the Town of Brookfield Police Department arrested Reichel at a Waukesha gas station after a disturbance reportedly occurred in the Town of Brookfield in a vehicle at 2:38 a.m. Jan. 23. A man told police Reichel hit him in the head two times after they argued about her having a drug problem. An officer arrested Reichel, who said she used …
Friday, August 12, 2011
Waukesha man, 68, wet himself while driving home drunk from the Wisconsin State Fair with a 0.12 percent blood alcohol level, according to criminal complaint.
It sounds like there might have been more beer consumed than cream puffs at the Wisconsin State Fair for one local man. A 68-year-old Waukesha man is facing his fourth operating while intoxicated charge after he allegedly drove down Bluemound Road with his hazard lights on after leaving the Wisconsin State Fair. Keith A. Haberkorn was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court Thursday with one count of fourth offense OWI. If convicted, he faces up to one year in Waukesha County Jail and $2,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint, at 12:53 a.m. Thursday, a Town of Brookfield police officer saw Haberkorn driving down Bluemound in a Geo Prism with his hazard lights on. The cop followed him to see if he would notice the lights were on…