Short Walk Home From Bar Not Short Enough

Stopping to relieve himself outside a Bayshore store just steps from his apartment triggered a whole lot of trouble for a local television reporter.

It's been immortalized on radio morning shows such as Dave and Carole and Kramp and Adler ... here's this week's installment of strange and incredible suburban crime, OMG PD.

Stay classy, Milwaukee

Normally, a .

Oldie but goodie

Glad to know the kids still like the trick.

Not your typical errands

First the post office, then the grocery, then .

You know what’s exciting? Jail. Jail is exciting.

If , just play paintball.

Eh, not so much

Or maybe bungee jumping would be .

Stay away from that bathroom Polo

Apparently Carrie Underwood is .


The above items are from reports from local police departments. In all incidents where an arrest occurred, a charge is merely an accusation and not evidence of guilt. The arrested person is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Robert Schraml September 10, 2012 at 01:00 PM
So who was the TV reporter near Bay Shore?
jennifer September 10, 2012 at 01:13 PM
Update: Steve Wexler, the general manager of WTMJ-TV, told Jim Romenesko that Koebel is no longer with the station.) A local television reporter was cited for disorderly conduct when he became belligerent with police after being caught urinating outside of the Apple store at Bayshore Mall. According to the Glendale police report: A Bayshore security guard caught Rob Koebel, 41, urinating outside of the Apple store at 10:11 p.m. Aug. 21. Koebel, an investigative reporter with TMJ4's I-Team, lives in an apartment above the Apple store. The security guard told police he saw Koebel and his friend, a 52-year-old man, leave Bar Louie on their way back to their apartments. The friend told police Koebel had been drinking. When Koebel started urinating outside of the Apple store, the security guard told him to stop, but Koebel ignored him. Glendale police arrived at the scene shortly. Koebel took his phone out of his pocket, and when police told him to put his phone away, he said, "No, not gonna happen." He then put his phone back in his pocket, but then later took it out again. When the officer asked Koebel to hand him his phone, he said: 'No, do you know who you're messing with?'
Lisa Sink September 10, 2012 at 01:32 PM
Robert, it's the first item "Stay Classy, Milwaukee." Go to the story by clicking on the link below each headline - or look to the right of this page and click on the stories on the right side. Thanks
Chris Wright September 10, 2012 at 05:16 PM
Video of the conversation between the reporter in question and the officer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKKtnSVeY9o
Sarah Worthman September 10, 2012 at 07:41 PM
@Chris - HA! That just made my day :)


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