Tuesday, May 8, 2012
If you haven't noticed already, the Village of Sussex closed a short portion of Main Street for some construction. However, don't worry. The construction will be completed on Wednesday.
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Tuesday, May 8, 2012
The Village of Sussex is closing a small portion of the westbound lane on Main Street in front of Associated Bank for construction. From Tuesday May 8 at 7:30 a.m. thru Wednesday the lane will be closed to accomodate work on the curb and driveway by Associated Bank. However, the roadway will be open to traffic in both directions. The east bound Main Street left hand turn lane at the Silver Spring intersection will be closed to allow west bound traffic on Main Street to get around the construction work. If you have any questions about the road work, please contact Melissa Weiss at 262-246-5200.
Friday, April 20, 2012
Suspect, 19, faces felony drug charges after someone complains of a suspicious car parked outside their home.
A Sussex teenager is facing felony drug charges after he parked outside a Menomonee Falls residence too long in September. Taylor C. Knapp, 19, was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court Wednesday with one count of second offense possession of THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia. If convicted, he faces up to three years and seven months in prison. According to the criminal complaint: On Sept. 26, Menomonee Falls police were called to a residence in the N8100 block of University Drive after a resident there reported a car was parked outside the house for a long period of time. The resident also noticed the person inside continued to turn the dome light on and off. As an officer …
Suspect was caught after driving recklessly on I-94 Tuesday evening without his headlights even on.
A Sussex man is facing felony drunk driving charges after he was spotted driving recklessly on westbound I-94 Tuesday evening with no headlights on. Mark S. Eberle, 55, was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court Wednesday with one count of fourth offense operating while intoxicated within five years. If convicted, he faces up to six years in prison and $10,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: At 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, a Waukesha County sheriff’s deputy was alerted to a reckless vehicle on westbound I-94 and Moorland Road. Several witnesses said the car was driving recklessly and almost hit other motorists. The car got off the expressway at Redford Boulevard in the City of Pewaukee and went northbound until it was pulled over by…
Thursday, December 22, 2011
Last week, NTSB announced a proposal for a nationwide cellphone ban, but will the ban make its way into Wisconsin?
After a tragic multi-vehicle accident caused by cellphone distractions in Missouri last year, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) wants to ban cell phone usage in cars. Local officials agree that distracted driving of all kinds is increasingly problematic, but they're not sure how enforceable a cell phone ban would be. Barry Weber, chief of police for Wauwatosa, said if he hasn’t noticed more accidents, he has for sure noticed worse driving. “Bad habits and bad driving,” Weber said. Anna Ruzinski, chief of police for Menomonee Falls, said she strongly discourages people from talking on their cellphone while driving and encourages people to pull over if you need to make a call. And United Driving School in Brookfield holds …