Friday, March 1, 2013
Paul R. Nemeth, 24, of Waukesha was involved in back-to-back incidents on Clover Drive in Sussex.
A Waukesha man who told a deputy his vehicle was swerving while driving through Sussex because he was “having sex” with his passenger, according to a criminal complaint. Paul R. Nemeth, 24, was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court on Monday with attempted possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and operating a motor vehicle while revoked. If convicted, he faces more than 3-1/2 years in prison because of a past felony offense. According to the complaint: Nemeth was pulled over on Clover Drive in Sussex at 2:13 a.m. Saturday. When the Waukesha County deputy ran his registration, the plates were suspended and did not match the vehicle Nemeth was driving. Nemeth told the deputy he did not own the vehicle, adding the …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Delafield man shot near his mother's feet and was pointing a gun at his father when a Waukesha County deputy shot him, according to a criminal complaint.
A 31-year-old Delafield man who was shot by a Waukesha County deputy has been charged with two misdemeanors following the Jan. 8 incident. Justin G. Ebbe was charged Thursday with endangering safety with the use of a dangerous weapon and disorderly conduct. According to the complaint: Ebbe’s mother contacted 911 to report Ebbe was suicidal and armed with a shotgun at their home in Delafield. His father was in the room trying to prevent the suicide, but the woman reported Ebbe already shot one round. When Deputy Mike Doud entered the home, he saw Ebbe pointing the shotgun at his father. Ebbe was ordered to drop the gun, and when he didn’t, Doud shot three times. Ebbe was hit twice. Ebbe’s parents told investigators Ebbe returned home at 1:…
Friday, February 1, 2013
Waukesha haunted house owner tells authorities the prop was worth $2,500.
A Sussex man’s Halloween romp through a haunted house in Waukesha resulted in his arrest after a large goat skull was damaged, according to a criminal complaint. Paul M. Lange Jr., 49, was charged Thursday with criminal damage to property. If convicted, he faces up to $10,000 in fines and nine months in jail. Lange is schedule for an initial appearance in court Feb. 11. According to the criminal complaint: Lange was in the Shadow Lands haunted house at the Wisconsin Feargrounds at the Waukesha County Expo Center when he was accused of breaking off the jaw on the prop Oct. 27. Lange was detained and interviewed by law enforcement after the incident. He told authorities he couldn’t see very well because it was dark and he wasn’t wearing his …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Train crash ruled a suicide.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Late Tuesday afternoon accident remains under investigation.
Editor's Note: This article was updated at 3:05 p.m. Thursday to reflect the cause of death and the woman's identity. The Waukesha County Sheriff's Department has identified the 67-year-old Town of Waukesha woman killed by a train on Tuesday as Lila Mallman. Authorities have ruled her death as a suicide. Earlier: A train hit and killed a 67-year-old female pedestrian around 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Town of Waukesha. The accident occurred near Lawnsdale Road by Fox River Church. Lawnsdale Road was blocked off from just west of the church to Center Road. From the Waukesha County Sheriff's Department: The initial investigation indicates that a 67-year-old female from Waukesha was struck by the Canadian National train in the functioning crossing …
Friday, January 18, 2013
Neither agency is releasing too much information right now in regards to the employee.
A Waukesha County Sheriff's Department employee is being investigated by the Lincoln County Sheriff, however, the details have not been released. The Waukesha County Sheriff has launched its own "professional conduct review" of the employee, reported the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. No information will be released until both departments have completed their investigations. The employee has been placed on administrative leave pending completion of the investigation, reported the Journal Sentinel. A email to the Waukesha County Sheriff's Department sent by Patch had not been answered as of Friday afternoon.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Donte J. Delamar, 19, of West Allis, faces up to 1.5 years in prison if convicted of leading Waukesha County deputies on a 2.7-mile high speed chase.
When a Waukesha County Sheriff's Deputy attempted to stop a 19-year-old man driving the wrong way near Pewaukee Road and Interstate 94 early Wednesday morning, a 2.7-mile high speed chase ensued, ending when the man crashed his vehicle into two telephone poles south of Buena Vista Avenue in Waukesha, according to a criminal complaint filed in Waukesha County Circuit Court. The driver, Donte J. Delamar, is charged with attempting to flee or elude a traffic officer. He also was cited for possession of marijuana. Delamar faces up to 1.5 years in prison and $10,000 in fines if convicted. Delamar remains jailed in lieu of $1,500 bail. According to the criminal complaint: The deputy followed the vehicle after it was traveling westbound in the …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Incident remains under investigation in Delafield neighborhood.
Editor's Note: This article was updated at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday with information about the sheriff's deputy and the suicidal man's identities. A 31-year-old suicidal man in Delafield was shot by a Waukesha County deputy after the man refused to drop a shotgun, according to Fox 6. The man was wounded in the incident that happened around 1:50 p.m. Tuesday. He was transported to Froedtert Hospital via Flight For Life, according to the Lake Country Reporter. The initial 911 caller told Waukesha County dispatch the suicidal man fired one shot. The incident involving the 22-year law enforcement veteran remains under investigation, according to WISN 12. The deputy was identified Wednesday as Mike Doud. The Delafield man was identified as Justin …
Monday, November 5, 2012
The 18-year-old driver is now charged with homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle.
Ihor M. Sahan, 18, of St. Francis, is charged with killing his friend in a car accident that injured two Waukesha County sheriff’s deputies on Interstate 94 in Brookfield on Thursday. The Waukesha County Medical Examiner’s office confirmed Monday it will conduct an autopsy on Sahan’s friend, 17-year-old Ryan Petri, who was transported to Children’s Hospital by Flight For Life. A criminal complaint states Petri, who was not wearing a seatbelt, sustained massive brain trauma from the crash. Sahan is charged with homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle and two counts of misdemeanor causing injury by intoxicated use of a vehicle. Sahan faces up to 15 years in prison if convicted of the homicide. Sahan was charged Friday, but the charges were …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Suspected drunken driver hits squad car parked in median on I-94 near Sunnsyslope Road in New Berlin.
Four people — including two Waukesha County Sheriff's deputies — were injured early Thursday when a driver crashed into a squad car parked on the median on I-94. The crash occurred at 2:40 a.m. near Sunnyslope Road when a man driving a Saab east on the freeway drove into the median and struck the back of a squad car that was parked there, the Wisconsin State Patrol said. A passenger in the Saab was transported by Flight for Life to Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, and two deputies in the squad were taken by ambulance to Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa. The driver of the striking car, an 18-year-old St. Francis man, was transported by ambulance to Waukesha Memorial Hospital with minor injuries, according to FOX6 News. FOX6 says the …