Tuesday, November 20, 2012
A West Allis mother and daughter are accused of trying to steal $2,100 in merchandise from Target in Waukesha. Police say one woman admitted to similar thefts in Oak Creek, Greenfield and West Milwaukee, according to a criminal complaint.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Petrie
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
A West Allis mother may want look for different activities to do with her daughter after Waukesha police say they tried to steal more than $2,000 in merchandise from Target. Linda K. Hartleben, 56, and Larayne F. Hartleben, 20, were charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court on Wednesday with one count of felony retail theft. If convicted, they each face up to 1 ½ years in prison and $10,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: At 4:40 p.m. Tuesday, a security officer at Target spotted the two in the electronics area of the store placing numerous items into carts they were each pushing. At 6:02 p.m., they walked past the checkout lanes and into a Starbucks located within the store, where they each bought coffee and remained in the …
Sunday, August 26, 2012
A 31-year-old man sold Oxycodone pills to informant at a Franklin store and West Allis trailer park, according to a criminal complaint.
A 31-year-old Oak Creek man is facing charges after he allegedly sold Oxycodone to a police informant on two separate occasions in July. Jonah M. Stasinopoulos was charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court Thursday with two counts of delivery of a controlled substance. If convicted, he faces up to 30 years in prison and $100,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On July 2, a police informant working with the St. Francis Police Department informed investigators Stasinopoulos was selling Oxycodone pills for $20 each. The informant set up a deal where Stasinopoulos agreed to sell $100 worth of the pills in the parking of a Franklin business in the 9500 block of S. 27th Street. The deal took place while investigators monitored the…
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Aaron D. Henderson, of West Allis, headbutts Waukesha Tires Plus employee during dispute about $600 car repair bill.
A 24-year-old West Allis man is facing charges alleging he attacked an employee at a Waukesha tire store when he learned how much repairs to his car would cost. Aaron D. Henderson was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court on Wednesday with one count of battery, one count of criminal damage to property and one count of disorderly conduct. If convicted, he faces up to 21 months in prison and $21,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On June 23, Henderson was at Tires Plus and was told by an employee he needed repairs for his vehicle. He first applied for a store credit card, but was declined. However, Henderson still told the employee to proceed with the work. When the work was done, the employee told Henderson the work cost …
Saturday, August 4, 2012
Waukesha woman upset with her former husband goes and takes out her revenge at his home after threaten to run him over with her car to people at a bar, according to criminal complaint.
A 40-year-old Waukesha woman is facing charges alleging she threatened to run down her ex-husband, then went to his West Allis home and began to smash his stuff and another woman’s Mercedes Benz. Crystal L. Secrist was charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court on Thursday with one count of criminal damage to property and one count of felony criminal damage to property. If convicted, she faces up to four years in prison and $20,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: Secrist was at O’Connor’s Perfect Pint, 8423 W. Greenfield Ave., where she saw her ex-husband who told her he just wanted to be friends with her and then left the bar. Minutes later the man got a call from a bar employee who said Secrist just told people she was …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Waukesha woman is arrested for stealing from a West Allis store, but tells police she doesn't recall the incident because she had been drinking heavily that day, according to a criminal complaint.
A 27-year-old Waukesha woman is facing charges after she allegedly stole nearly $1,100 worth of DVDs from a West Allis department store, but was so drunk at the time she didn’t remember taking the items, according to a criminal complaint. Natalie Marie Zieroth was charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court on Saturday with one count of retail theft. If convicted, she could face up to nine months in prison and $10,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On July 21, Zieroth walked into Target, 2600 S. 108th St., West Allis, then loaded up a shopping cart with $1,085 worth of DVDs and left without paying for the movies. The theft was uncovered two days later by a security officer reviewing surveillance video footage and he was also …
Friday, March 23, 2012
Suspects were busted after Waukesha olice put together a sting online, according to a criminal complaint.
Three men are facing charges after they were caught up in a Waukesha prostitution sting. The men charged Wednesday in Waukesha County Circuit Court are Felipe N. Sanchez Sanchez, 35, of Milwaukee, Jose A. Hernandez, 35, of West Allis, and Brent E. Barg, 43, of Elm Grove. Each are faced with one count of patronizing prostitutes, which carries a maximum sentence of nine months in jail and $10,000 in fines if convicted According to the criminal complaints, Waukesha police netted the three men in a Dec. 29 sting operation where undercover officers placed ads online in order to bust men looking to have sex in exchange for money. After setting up the deals, the men would meet what they thought was a prostitute at a Waukesha hotel where they were…