Monday, March 19, 2012
It's hard to keep a smile on your face when you take a trip around Sussex these days. And after looking at these pictures, you might decide to skip the trip all together.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Monday, March 19, 2012
Temperatures have not been the only thing on the rise lately. Gas prices have reached $4 a gallon at almost every local gas station, and I'm pretty sure you have something to say about it. Sound off in the comments below. Who's to blame? How do we fix it? What will spending more on gas do to your other spending habits? Where's the cheapest gas around? And when you're done getting that off your chest, let's see your "Fill-Up Photos." I want to see what you're spending at the pump. Take a picture of the final damage and upload it to this gallery. Who knows, maybe I'll send the person with the highest total a Patch t-shirt!
Monday, March 5, 2012
Woman allegedly wrote numerous bad checks to Citgo and never paid the station back for nearly $3,000 in charges and fees.
A Sturtevant woman is facing charges after she repeatedly bounced checks for diesel fuel at a Sussex gas station. Sandra L. Nelson, 50, was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court Thursday with one count of theft. If convicted, she faces up to nine months in prison and $10,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: Between July 27 and Sept. 2, Nelson filled up trucks for Don’s Towing and Truck Service on multiple occasions at Citgo. Each time she filled up the trucks, her checks would bounce, which added up to a total loss of $2,847. The owner said Nelson had written bad checks to the business before, but in the past she has paid up when notified of the issue. Nelson told police she planned to pay the bill after she deposited the …
Thursday, October 6, 2011
This is a look at last week's most interesting police reports throughout Sussex.
Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 10:58 a.m. Police were called to W246N6545 Pewaukee Rd. to find an uncontrollable juvenile. The mother indicated that her son was yelling and screaming, and even smashed out a window at the front of the house. The child was referred to the Department of Social Services. Thursday, Sept. 29 at 9:38 p.m. An unidentified male robbed the pharmacy at Walgreens on Main St. by slipping the pharmacist a note and implying he had a gun. The person behind the counter complied with the demands and gave the man the painkillers. The robber fled the store, and police are still following up on leads. Friday, Sept. 30 at 12:21 a.m. Police stopped a 44-year-old male a little after midnight for driving around Main St. without his …