Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Evan Dunlap is charged with a series of felonies after police say he fired shots at an acquaintance during a robbery in the victim's home.
A jury trial has been set for Aug. 7 in an armed robbery case against a 28-year-old Brookfield man. Evan Dunlap pleaded not guilty last month after being charged with armed robbery with threat of force and three other felonies in the March 26 incident. Online court records indicate Dunlap’s final pre-trial hearing is July 17, with the trial to follow three weeks later in the court of Judge Dennis Moroney. The victim in the robbery told police that Dunlap had been invited over to his home on North 68th Street in Milwaukee. After socializing for a while, Dunlap went into the kitchen and then called the victim into the room, where he held him up at gunpoint. He fired shots into the wall, then fled, later asking the victim by phone and text …
Friday, April 26, 2013
Robbers create strange diversion by dumping can of pennies on counter before demanding cash and cigarettes from clerks.
Clerks at a Brookfield gas station were robbed Saturday by two men, at least one of whom was thought to have a gun, police said. The clerks were able to hit an under the counter silent alarm, but the pair escaped with cash from the register and cartons of cigarettes. According to Brookfield police: At 8:36 p.m. April 20, police were alerted by a counter alarm, sounded twice, from Brookfield Place gas station, 3075 N. 124th St. Two men, dressed in black clothing and caps, had entered, officers were told. One of them was carrying a Pringles canister, which he upended on the counter, loudly spilling a load of pennies, which was thought to be some sort of attempt at diversion. They demanded money and Newport cigarettes, the staff told officers…
Friday, April 12, 2013
Defendant invited himself over to an acquaintance's house and then decided to rob him. When his victim tried to flee, he opened fire. But his victim had an even bigger gun.
A 28-year-old Brookfield man has been charged with armed robbery and three more felonies after he tried to hold up and fired shots at an acquaintance at the victim's Milwaukee home, according to a criminal complaint. After the 33-year-old victim grabbed his own gun and fired back, the defendant, Evan Scott Dunlap, fled and then threatened him further by phone and text not to press the matter with police, the complaint says. Dunlap was charged April 4 in Milwaukee County Circuit Court with the following: According to the complaint: On the night of March 26, the victim called police to his home in the 4100 block of North 68th Street in Milwaukee, saying someone had tried to rob and shoot him. He told officers he was acquainted with his …
Friday, March 22, 2013
Robbery occurred early Friday morning and suspects are still at large.
Police are looking for two people who robbed the Walmart Neighborhood Market near 124th Street and Capitol Drive early Friday and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. Two armed individuals, who were wearing all black, entered the store at 3850 N. 124th St. between 2:30 and 3 a.m., Wauwatosa police said. The robbers, who police believe are male, took the money and left in a vehicle. They remain at large, and police are not releasing any additional information about the robbery.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Waukesha County prosecutors filed the more serious charge against a Milwaukee man for an attempt to steal meat from a Brookfield grocery, after he threatened to stab a security officer.
Prosecutors have charged a man with felony attempted robbery by use of force, saying that he threatened a security officer with a meat thermometer while shoplifting from a Brookfield grocery. Robert Diggins, 57, of Milwaukee charged with the Class E Felony Monday, one which carries a maximum sentence of 7½ years in prison and/or a $25,000 fine. According to reports, at 9:58 p.m. Feb. 28, police were called the Pick ‘n Save at 12735 W. Capitol Drive after a security guard tried to stop the suspect from leaving with $99 worth of meat. Also on Brookfield Patch: When confronted at the doors, according to the criminal complaint, Diggins grabbed the sharp thermometer from the shirt pocket of a store security officer and said, “I’m going to stab …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
A Mukwonago man was arrested and charged for the armed robbery of Subway in the Town of Brookfield.
A Mukwonago man was charged Monday for armed robbery of a Subway in the Town of Brookfield, reported Brookfield Now. Salvador Sanchez, 30, is charged with robbing a Subway sandwich shop at gunpoint on March 13. A Speedway gas station and another Subway in Waukesha were also robbed on March 22. Sanchez was arrested shortly after the third robbery. Sanchez has not been charged in the Waukesha robberies but authories say he is a suspect for the two Waukesha robberies, reported Brookfield Now. Sanchez faces 15 years in prison if convicted.
Friday, March 15, 2013
Waukesha gas station robbery could be linked to Wednesday evening Subway robbery in Town of Brookfield.
A Speedway Gas Station in Waukesha was robbed early Friday morning, and the crime may be linked to Wednesday's robbery of a Subway shop in the Town of Brookfield, Waukesha police say. An employee at the Waukesha gas station pressed the hold-up alarm at 12:52 a.m. When officers arrived on scene, they learned a man wearing a black hoodie with a mask and jeans had robbed the convenience store. The man fled from the scene before police arrived, according to the Waukesha Police Department call record. The man did not display a weapon, however, he had his hand in the waistband, the call log states. More from the Waukesha Police Department: An employee informed police that one suspect entered their store, implied that he had a weapon, and …
Thursday, March 14, 2013
After armed holdup of Village of Pewaukee bank, detective spots suspect car and trails suspect while more Brookfield officers surround him.
Brookfield police put the collar on a bank robber Wednesday afternoon, giving a big assist to their counterparts in the Village of Pewaukee. A 21-year-old City of Pewaukee man was stopped and taken into custody on West Capitol Drive just short of Wauwatosa after an alert detective spotted him, according to Capt. Jim Adlam of the Brookfield force. At 12:11 p.m., the suspect walked into a Guaranty Bank branch in the Pick 'n Save store at 1405 Capitol Dr. in the Village of Pewaukee. He showed a gun and demanded a bag of cash from tellers. He fled, but witnesses were able to give police a description of his getaway car and a partial license number. The Brookfield detective headed for Capitol Drive as a likely escape route, Adlam said, and soon…
Robber escapes with cash after showing gun, employees tell police. No vehicle was seen in his getaway.
A man armed with a handgun robbed a Town of Brookfield Subway sandwich shop Wednesday night and escaped, police said Thursday. At about 10 p.m., police said, the robber, wearing all black clothing, walked in to the shop at 19555 Blue Mound Rd., went up to the counter and pulled up his sweatshirt to show a handgun in his pants waist. He demanded cash from frightened employees and as soon as it was handed over, he left. The restaurant staff locked the doors and last saw the robber walking toward the nearby George Webb diner. No vehicle was seen, and no witnesses outside the Subway saw the man. Town of Brookfield police said they have video evidence that is being followed up, but so far no suspect. The robber was described as white, 25 to 35 …
Sunday, March 10, 2013
If found, suspect could face a considerably stiffer penalty after escalating something possibly less than a misdemeanor into a serious felony.
What began as a simple case of shoplifting was being investigated by Brookfield police as an armed robbery after a grocery thief threatened to stab a store employee while brandishing a meat thermometer. At 9:58 p.m. Feb. 28, police were called the Pick ‘n Save at 12735 W. Capitol Drive after a security guard tried to stop the suspect from leaving with $99 worth of meat. When confronted at the doors, he showed the sharp thermometer and threatened to use it. He did, however, drop the goods and the escaped in an older teal-colored Geo Metro hatchback, heading east. He was described as black, in his 40s to 50s, 6-foot-1 and 190 to 200 pounds. The report did not say whether the meat thermometer was also thought to have been stolen from the …