Possible Predator & AC Thief in Sussex's Police Reports

From a potential child predator to an air conditioning burglar, this is a list of the most interesting police reports in Sussex this week.

One Cool Criminal

Tuesday, July 16 at 8:34 a.m.
A Sussex resident living in the apartments on the N64W24100 block of Main Street called police after someone stole his sweet summer relief: an air conditioner. The police report doesn’t list how much the machine was worth, but the owner said it was a brand new air conditioner and was stolen sometime within the previous nine days. Apparently he doesn’t turn it on very often because he wasn’t exactly sure. Police are following up with leads.

Domestic Violence

Wednesday, July 18 at 2:44 a.m.
Police were called during the early morning hours to the apartments on the N64W23800 block of Ivy Avenue Wednesday to respond to a domestic disturbance.  According to the report, a 21-year-old Sussex man got in a physical fight with his girlfriend, a 20-year-old Sussex woman. The report doesn’t detail what started the fight or if the girlfriend was seriously injured, but the man was taken into custody.

One Slow Driver, or…

Friday, July 20 at 7:06 a.m.
A 59-year-old Sussex man living near the corner of Sunset Drive and Pembrooke Way called police after noticing a suspicious driver. Apparently, the person behind the wheel was driving very slowly next to a juvenile walking a dog. Being proactive, the man reported the vehicle in case it was a kidnapper, but police didn’t find anything out of the ordinary.

Addicted to Automobiles

Friday, July 20 at 8:11 a.m.
A 38-year-old Sussex man living on the W233N7000 block of Blacksmith Court called police Friday because he believed someone stole his identity. According to the report, someone used the man’s name and information to purchase three vehicles in another state. Because the alleged crime took place outside of Wisconsin, police are passing the information along to other law enforcement.

More Domestic Violence

Friday, July 20 at 2:10 p.m.
Police arrested Michael Wagner, 37, for domestic battery and theft-related charges on Friday after an altercation with his girlfriend. Police were called to the W241N7400 block of Old Oak Road after Wagner’s girlfriend called police to report the incident, adding that he stole her Honda Accord and cell phone, and she didn’t know where he went.

While giving a statement to police, Wagner pulled into the driveway and was arrested. As of Thursday afternoon, he is sitting in Waukesha County Jail being held on bail.

Lost & Found

Saturday, July 21 at 6:29 a.m.
Someone called police Saturday to report a bicycle they found on the Bugline trail near the intersection of Waukesha Avenue and Linda Drive. Please call police if you know the owner!



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