Monday, November 5, 2012
Suspect accused of taking part in a drive-by shooting in Milwaukee failed to show up for the start of his trial Monday, prompting a judge to rescind his bail and issue a warrant for his arrest.
An arrest warrant was issued Monday for a Brookfield man who failed to appear in court Monday for his planned trial on charges alleging he drove a vehicle involved in a Milwaukee drive-by shooting. Rahul K. Singh, 20, didn't show up Monday to Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge J.D. Watts' courtroom for the start of his trial. A criminal complaint alleges Singh was party to the crime of felony discharging a firearm into a building. Ryan Baltz, 22, of Wauwatosa, was sentenced in October to 18 months in prison for his role in shooting up a Milwaukee home hours after getting ejected from a party there. Singh, accused of driving the vehicle from which Baltz fired shots had been free on $3,000 bond while awaiting trial. But the judge on …
Monday, October 15, 2012
Ryan Baltz, 22, of Wauwatosa, will serve prison time for his role in shooting up a home after getting kicked out of a party in May. The accused getaway driver, Rahul Singh, 20, of Brookfield, is awaiting trial on his charges.
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- Jim Price
Monday, October 15, 2012
A Wauwatosa man who shot up a Milwaukee house in May after he was kicked out a party, will spend the next 18 months in prison. Ryan L. Baltz, 22, was sentenced to 18 months in prison and 36 months extended supervision Tuesday by Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge J.D. Watts. Baltz could have been sentenced up to 12½ years in prison, but his charges were amended in August as part of a plea deal with prosecutors. The accused getaway driver in the shooting, Rahul Singh, 20, of Brookfield, is awaiting trial on his charge of endangering safety by use of a dangerous weapon from a vehicle. His next court appearance is Oct. 26. On May 13, Milwaukee police officers were called to a home in the 4800 block of North 70th Street by a woman living …
Monday, June 25, 2012
A Brookfield man, 19, told police the shooter forced him at gunpoint to drive him to the residence, but the shooter told police they got the gun from the Brookfield man's home, charges allege.
A Brookfield man who told police he was an unwilling participant in a drive-by shooting in Milwaukee may have been more involved in the plan, according to a criminal complaint. A Wauwatosa man who police say confessed to shooting a house after being kicked out of a party there said the drive-by was the Brookfield man's idea and the gun was taken from the Brookfield man's home, a complaint alleges. Rahul K. Singh, 19, of Brookfield, was charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court Saturday with one count of endangering safety by use of a dangerous weapon from a vehicle — the same charge that was filed Tuesday against Ryan Baltz, 21, of Wauwatosa. Conviction of the charge carries a maximum penalty of 12 ½ years in prison and $25,000 in fines. …
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Drinking, fighting, with a gun, while you're out on bail for a violent crime, holding your gun on your friend, shooting up a residence full of kids... it just all adds up on you.
A Brookfield man says he ended up being the driver in a May 13 drive-by shooting in Milwaukee only because the shooter — a Wauwatosa friend and passenger — also held a gun on him, police say. Ryan L. Baltz, 21, of Wauwatosa, was charged Tuesday in Milwaukee County Circuit Court with one count of endangering safety with use of a dangerous weapon. If convicted, he faces up to 12½ years in prison and $25,000 in fines. Charges allege Baltz shot up a Milwaukee home after he was kicked out of a party there earlier that night. The Brookfield man, who is not being named because he hasn't been charged in connection with the drive-by shooting, was arrested for drunken driving Tuesday in Brookfield. That's when he was turned over to Milwaukee police …