Friday, June 1, 2012
With the recall election four days away, the former president spoke at a rally with Democrat Tom Barrett at Pere Marquette Park.
Former President Bill Clinton visited Pere Marquette Park Friday to support Democrat Tom Barrett as Wisconsin's tumultuous recall election nears its end. Clinton made cooperation the theme of his speech and hammered Gov. Scott Walker for his "divide and conquer" tactics. "Everywhere I go in America, everywhere I go in the world, the only thing that's working is when you get everybody who's got a stake in the game in there, treat them with respect and people go forward together," Clinton said. "That's how you get out of a ditch." Clinton said Barrett is the candidate better for education, the budget and creating jobs. He and Barrett also used the event to urge people to vote early, with absentee voting coming to an end Friday. Hundreds …
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Suspect tells police the knife fell out of his pocket during the altercation, and he was only putting it back into his pocket.
A man pulled a box cutter knife and threatened to cut two Pick ‘n Save employees who were trying to stop him from stealing hygiene items, charges allege. David Willis, 51, of Milwaukee, was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court Monday with felony intimidation of a victim, retail theft and disorderly conduct with use of a dangerous weapon. If convicted, he faces up to 11 years in prison and $36,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On Friday, Willis was inside the Pick ‘n Save store located at 12735 W. Capitol Dr., when a security officer saw him trying to steal a bottle of body wash. The officer then followed Willis and tried to block him from exiting the store with a manager. Willis said he had pending arrest warrants and…
Saturday, March 3, 2012
Suspect attacks sister when she tries to clean out her basement after issues arise over hoarding and living conditions.
A Brookfield woman allegedly attacked her sister who was trying to clean her house, a criminal complaint says. Sandra J. Williams, 53, was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court Thursday with one count of disorderly conduct domestic abuse. If convicted, she faces up to 90 days in jail and $1,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On Feb. 18, the victim went to Williams’ home in the 300 block of Bobolink Drive after the family rented a Dumpster to remove items from the home. Williams has issues with hoarding and it had become very difficult for her elderly parents to live at the residence, the complaint alleges. When the sister began to clean the basement, Williams became very angry and began hitting her sister and another …
Monday, January 23, 2012
Suspect tried punching a police officer after pulling another person's jacket after a tussle outside a bar.
A Brookfield man is facing charges after he allegedly tried to hit Milwaukee police officers Saturday after they broke up a bar fight in which he was involved. Sean C. Stahl, 22, was charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court Sunday with misdemeanor obstructing an officer and disorderly conduct. According to the criminal complaint: Police were called to a bar fight outside a tavern about closing time early Saturday morning. Officers broke up the fight, but Stahl then grabbed a person’s coat and began to pull. An officer then told him to stop, but Stahl began to pull harder. The officer then tried to stop him, but Stahl struggled and they both fell to the ground here Stahl tried to punch the officer and refused to be handcuffed, the …
Monday, January 9, 2012
The woman allegedly grabbed and pushed the same Recall Gov. Scott Walker petitioner whose camera was grabbed in another disorderly conduct case last month.
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- Lisa Sink
Monday, January 9, 2012
Editor's note: This story was updated 8:20 p.m. Jan. 9 to include comments from recall petitioner and at 9:27 p.m. to add information from Fox6now.com. A Brookfield woman was cited for disorderly conduct Saturday after she allegedly grabbed and pushed the same Recall Walker petitioner whose camera was grabbed in another disorderly conduct case last month, police say. The petitioner, Waukesha resident Steve Nagel, says he did nothing to inflame Walker supporters in either incident, other than to pull out his camera and videotape them when he thought they were going to create trouble. "I was trying to avoid this lady," Nagel told Brookfield Patch, but added: "She came up and hit me. She hit me right in the arm." "That's crossing the line," …
Monday, December 12, 2011
A supporter of the effort to recall Gov. Scott Walker said the man grabbed his video camera and shoved it back Saturday in a heated exchange, police reports say.
- Lisa Sink
Monday, December 12, 2011
Update: WISN TV interviewed the petitioners involved and obtained their video of the confrontation. Police have fielded a number of calls about unruly behavior surrounding the attempted recall of Gov. Scott Walker, but they had not resulted in arrests or citations. On Saturday, however, a Brookfield man was cited with non-criminal disorderly conduct for allegedly grabbing a camera from a recall petitioner during a heated argument, according to police reports. The camera owner caught some of the exchange on video, which he gave to police, the reports said. Brookfield police were called to Brookfield Fashion Center, 17000 W. Blue Mound Rd., about 10:30 a.m. Saturday. According to police reports: A Waukesha man said a man approached two …
Thursday, April 14, 2011
However, her lawyer said Linda Van De Water expects to plead not guilty.
A Waukesha County Circuit Court Judge, who faces a criminal charge, will remain on the bench and continue to hear family court cases. Circuit Court Judge Linda Van De Water, 48, of Brookfield, appeared today in a Racine County Court to enter a plea for a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge she faces. The Racine County District Attorney’s Office filed a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge against Van De Water earlier this month. Van De Water was elected as a judge in 2003. She ran for District II Court of Appeals in 2010 and lost. Van De Water allegedly tracked down her boyfriend, Christopher Stone, a cardiologist from Kenosha, and found him with another woman in Caledonia at 2:28 a.m. Jan. 16. Van De Water then allegedly jumped on …