Thursday, March 28, 2013
Sussex man, 23, charged with second drunken driving offense after driving without a front license plate in Brookfield.
A Sussex man is charged with his second drunken driving offense after a Brookfield police officer saw him driving without a front license plate and failing to stop at a stop sign, according to a criminal complaint. Taimur U. Khan, 23, was charged Friday in Waukesha County Circuit Court with possessing marijuana, possessing drug paraphernalia, operating while intoxicated-second offense and operating with a prohibited alcohol concentration. If convicted, he faces up to 1.5 years in jail and $3,100 in fines. According to the complaint: A Brookfield police officer spotted Khan driving westbound on Lisbon Road west of Pilgrim Road at 11:31 p.m. Nov. 10 without a front license plate. As the officer followed Khan, he noted that Khan’s vehicle …
Friday, February 15, 2013
Rachel Pecor, strategist for Jeanne Tarantino, was arrested in Pewaukee, whose police chief, Ed Baumann, is one of Tarantino's opponents.
This story was updated at 3:14 p.m. with comments from Jeanne Tarantino's campaign. Rachel Pecor, former campaign strategist for 98th State Assembly candidate Jeanne Tarantino, was arrested for her second OWI on Tuesday in the Village of Pewaukee as she was on her way to pick up Tarantino's daughter from dance class. Pecor was pulled over at Main Street and Prospect Avenue after she veered into the wrong lane while crossing the center line, according to a police report. She failed a field sobriety test and a breath test, registering a .20 blood-alcohol level, more than twice the legal limit. Tarantino has since removed Pecor from her campaign with just three full days remaining until election day. Tarantino confirmed Pecor's status with …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Thomas J. Haessly told police he had one beer at a bar in Oconomowoc before driving, but he had a .15 percent blood alcohol concentration, according to the complaint.
A 39-year-old Sussex man is facing a his fourth drunken driving charge — a felony — after leaving a bar in Oconomowoc. Thomas J. Haessly was charged Monday in Waukesha County Circuit Court with operating while intoxicated-fourth offense. If he is convicted, he faces up to three years in prison, $10,000 in fines and two to three years of a driver’s license revocation. According to a criminal complaint: A Town of Oconomowoc police officer spotted a vehicle being driven by Haessly with a defective license plate lamp Saturday. As the officer watched the vehicle, he noticed the vehicle crossed the fog line three times at Highway 16 and Brown Street. The officer attempted to pull over Haessly, who did not immediately stop. The officer used his …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
A deer and a raccoon also came out the worse for wear in Sussex-related items taken from Waukesha County Sheriff's Department logs.
A 33-year-old Sussex man was arrested for his second drunken driving offense following a hit-and-run accident in the parking lot of Mug Shotz in City of Pewaukee, according to the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department. David R. Henkel was arrested for operating while intoxicated at his home at 12:52 a.m. Sunday in the W23700 block of Butternut Lane. Henkel was charged Tuesday with the second-offense OWI. He faces, if convicted, between five days and six months in jail, fines between $350 and $1,000 and having his driver’s license revoked between 12 and 18 months. A person at the Mug Shotz bar saw a vehicle back into a parked car and provided Henkel’s license plate number to deputies. When deputies arrived at Henkel’s home, he admitted to …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
A Sussex man allegedly argued face to face in the streets with another driver in Waukesha, and could pay heavily for drinking the night prior.
A night of drinking came back to haunt a Sussex man, who police say was involved in a fit of road rage in Waukesha that led to his fifth OWI charge. Eric R. Schmidt, 33, of Sussex, was charged Thursday with disorderly conduct and a fifth offense for operating with a prohibited alcohol concentration, which is a felony. He faces up to $11,000 and six years imprisonment for the offenses. According to the criminal complaint: At roughly 2:40 p.m. Wednesday, a member of the Waukesha Fire Department called police while in traffic on the Moreland Boulevard bridge in Waukesha. The firefighter said he witnessed Schmidt and another driver standing face to face in the roadway yelling and pushing each other. He radioed in a call to police after the …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Ian K. Anderson, 29, had a .18 percent blood alcohol concentration when Waukesha County deputies found his vehicle in the ditch, according to a criminal complaint.
A Sussex man is accused of driving drunk on Sunday, injuring his 1-year-old daughter, according to a criminal complaint filed Monday in Waukesha County Circuit Court. Ian K. Anderson, 29, is charged with operating while intoxicated/causing injury with a minor child in the vehicle, operating with a prohibited alcohol concentration/causing injury with a minor child in the car and bail jumping. If convicted of the OWI charge, Anderson faces up to 60 days in jail, a fine between $600 and $4,000 and having his driver’s license revoked for between two and four years. He faces up to nine months in jail and a $10,000 fine if convicted of the bail jumping count. According to the criminal complaint: Waukesha County deputies were dispatched to a …
Monday, September 12, 2011
Suspect, 24, tries to tell police another man had been driving his car, but eventually fesses up to the crime.
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Monday, September 12, 2011
A Sussex man was charged with his third operating while intoxicated charge in Waukesha County Circuit Court Thursday after a sheriff’s deputy found him trying to stabilize himself against a car on the side of a road while two friends changed a tire. According to the criminal complaint: At 3:15 a.m. Thursday, a deputy was on patrol near Woodland Creek Drive and Edgewood Lane when he noticed rubber and gouge marks that looked like someone had blown a tire and had been driving on the rim. The officer soon found two men changing a tire on a Chrysler Sebring, while another man, Myles D. Treptow, 24, was standing next to a Chevrolet Cavalier and trying to balance himself while the others changed the tire. Treptow told the deputy he hadn’t been …
Thursday, July 14, 2011
Sussex woman first tells cops she wasn't driving; then poses as sibling.
Some people will do just about anything to get out of being arrested. Authorities say that's what happened in the case of a 27-year-old Sussex woman who is facing her second drunken driving charge after another person spotted her driving down Waukesha Avenue to Cousin's Subs while intoxicated. When confronted by police, Krystal T. Kompsi first denied driving and later tried to pass herself off as her sister, according to the criminal complaint filed in Waukesha County Circuit Court. According to the complaint: At 8:10 p.m. Tuesday, a driver noticed Kompsi driving erratically while travelling north on Waukesha Avenue. He saw her pull into Quick Corners gas station and he then called police. Officers arrived at the gas station shortly …
Thursday, July 7, 2011
Suspect, 49, was spotted by an off-duty deputy emptying a beer bottle out the window while driving on Highway 164.
A Sussex man is facing charges after authorities say he was pulled over while driving drunk with a 16-year-old and 13-year-old in his vehicle. Daniel E. Skinner, 49, was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court Thursday with one count of first offense operating while intoxicated and one count of operating with a prohibited alcohol concentration with a minor in the vehicle. If convicted, he faces up to one year in prison and $2,200 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: At 8:13 p.m. July 1, an off-duty Dodge County sheriff’s deputy spotted Skinner’s vehicle on Highway 164 near Capitol Drive, and began to follow it when he noticed the driver was unable to stay in his lane and also emptied a beer bottle out of the window. The off-duty…
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Complaint alleges suspect was veering between lanes in Brookfield.
A 56-year-old Sussex man is facing his fourth operating while intoxicated charge after he was pulled over for driving erratically in Brookfield. Paul N. Robillard Jr. was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court Monday with one count of fourth offense OWI and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia after he was pulled over early Monday morning while travelling westbound on Capitol Drive. If convicted, he could face up to 13 months in prison and $2,500 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: A Brookfield police officer on patrol noticed Robillard traveling ahead of him on Capitol Drive near North 162nd Street at varying speeds and veering between lanes. After being pulled over, Robillard told the officer he hadn't been drinking…