Thursday, April 18, 2013
Police say a 34-year-old Beaver Dam man drove the wrong way on 76th Street after drinking at a pro-wrestling event in Milwaukee.
A 34-year-old Beaver Dam man who police say drove the wrong way on 76th Street in Greendale has been charged with four offenses, including his third drunken driving. A police officer saw Michael Cisneros going northbound in the southbound lanes of 76th Street near Edgehill Road and almost strike a vehicle head-on about 1:35 a.m. March 11, according to a criminal complaint. When the officer pulled Cisneros over, he noted the smell of alcohol and glassy, bloodshot eyes, according to the complaint. Cisneros told the officer he drank two or three beers while attending a pro wrestling event in downtown Milwaukee. He was taken to St. Luke's Hospital, where a test revealed a blood-alcohol content of .29, according to the complaint. Police also …
Charged with his 4th offense OWI after an arrest in Muskego, Jose Rodriguez enters a plea of not guilty as a trial is pending.
A Greendale man is maintaining his innocence in an incident that led to his arrest for his 4th OWI in Muskego. Jose R. Rodriguez was seen by another motorist in the early morning hours of Dec. 2, 2012 driving over a roundabout as he headed into Muskego on Racine Avenue, according to reports. After police caught up with him, he told them he was distraught over marital problems, and he was lost. Despite a blood alcohol content of 0.21, however, Rodriguez has entered a not guilty plea in Waukesha County Circuit Court, where he is also charged with tampering with an ignition interlock device, driving under revocation and operating under the influence of a prohibited alcohol content. Reports stated that Rodriguez was en route from his workplace…
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
With 14 drivers stopped, the Greendale officers deployed as part of a task force to catch—and deter—drunken drivers on St. Patrick's Day weekend were busy.
The Greendale Police Department made two arrests for suspicion of drunken driving during a major deployment of force over St. Patrick's Day weekend, according to information released Monday. Greendale police, participating with many metro area municipal police departments plus the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department and the State Patrol, made 14 traffic stops and handed out three citations and 11 warnings for all types of violations Saturday and Sunday. Greendale had two arrests before the start of the deployment, one a third offense and the other a first-offense causing injury. Metro-wide, there were 49 OWI arrests among 574 stops, with 423 citations doled out and 205 warnings issued. Law enforcement officers incidentally rounded up 12 …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
A 58-year-old West Allis man arrested Feb. 3 in Greendale had a blood-alcohol content of .20, according to a complaint. A 10-year-old child was in the vehicle at the time.
Authorities say a 58-year-old West Allis man charged with his fifth drunken driving offense had a 10-year-old child in the car at the time of his arrest. Greendale police pulled over Jeffrey Schweiner about 10 p.m. Feb. 3 at Loomis Road and Grange Avenue after an officer noticed his truck's registration was expired, according to a criminal complaint. Schweiner was arrested after failing field sobriety tests, and a breath test revealed a blood-alcohol content of .23. He was charged Thursday with operating while intoxicated, fifth or sixth offense, with a minor child in the vehicle. A fifth or sixth drunken driving offense is a felony that carries a maximum sentence of three years prison and three years extended supervision, plusa $10,000 …
Monday, February 11, 2013
This week's police reports include a 58-year-old West Allis man's fifth drunken driving arrest and a car striking a fire hydrant at Southridge.
These incidents are part of the Greendale Police Department's weekly call sheet from Feb. 1-7. Greendale police arrested a 58-year-old West Allis man for his fifth drunken driving offense following a traffic stop at Loomis Road and Grange Avenue about 9:55 p.m. Feb. 3. He had a preliminary blood-alcohol content of .23. A 25-year-old Muskego man seen urinating in the parking lot of Speedway, 5490 S. 76th St., was cited for disorderly conduct about 2:45 a.m. Feb. 2. A 26-year-old Milwaukee woman was arrested for retail theft at Sears, 5200 S. 76th St., and then taken to the hospital after she had trouble breathing about 1:45 p.m. Feb. 2. A 26-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for operating after revocation and failing to install an …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
A man in apparent need of a GPS is accused of his fourth drunk driving charge and tells a police officer he's upset because he just found out his wife is cheating on him.
A 45-year-old Greendale man is accused of driving drunk through Muskego while he was on his way to West Bend because he was upset his wife was cheating on him. Jose R. Rodriguez was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court Monday with one count of fourth offense operating while intoxicated within a five year period, one count of failing to install an ignition interlock device and one count of operating a motor vehicle after revocation of his license. If convicted, he faces up to 4 ½ years in prison and $13,500 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: At 1:43 a.m. Sunday, a woman who was with 10 other people in the back of a limousine saw Rodriguez travelling southbound on Racine Avenue when he drove over the roundabout, so she …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
The men collided with each other the night before Thanksgiving and both told police they had been drinking.
Two drivers were arrested for drunken driving after one car struck the other in Greendale the night before Thanksgiving. According to police records, on Nov. 21: A 22-year-old Greendale man driving a Buick was making a left turn at the intersection of 60th Street and Grange Avenue when an Audi driven by 52-year-old Fox Point man struck his car. Both men admitted to police they had been drinking that night. The Greendale man, who had a blood alcohol content of 0.10, said he was coming from his work at Southridge Applebees. The Fox Point man was coming from his girlfriend's house and refused to do breathalyzer test.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Departments participating in a Thanksgiving drunken driving task force will gather Wednesday night in public display of their intentions.
- PUBLIC SAFETY
- Jim Price
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
If you want to see some police officers whom you really don't want to meet under unfortunate circumstances over the Thanksgiving weekend, just drive by the Hales Corners Park and Ride at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. It's intended to be a sobering experience. Area police departments that participate in the Southeast Wisconsin High-Visibility Enforcement OWI Task Force plan to be out in force to enforce over the holiday, and they want you to know it. In the hope that a very public display of an array of law enforcement power aimed at catching drunken drivers will deter some people from thinking about driving after drinking in the first place, the departments will hold public roll calls timed to remind everyone just before festivities begin. It's …
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Local police crackdown on drunken motorists from Aug. 17 to Sept. 3 with high visibility as part of a national campaign.
The Greendale Police Department will be out in force along with other law enforcement agencies throughout Wisconsin and the rest of the nation for the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown on drunken drivers. From Aug. 17 to Sept. 3, which includes the Labor Day weekend, Greendale police will be on alert with highly visibile law enforcement and patrol. Drunk driving continues to be prevalent, persistent and deadly on city streets and rural roads throughout Wisconsin, according to a department release. Last year, 225 people were killed and nearly 3,000 injured in alcohol-related traffic crashes in Wisconsin. There were more than 35,000 convictions for drunken driving in Wisconsin last year. “Drunken driving is entirely preventable," …
Sunday, July 29, 2012
A Greendale woman speeding and straying from her I-94 lane in Brookfield was intoxicated with six children in the car, the State Patrol says.
A Greendale woman drove drunk early Sunday morning with six children in a car, two of whom were lying unbuckled on the floor, the Wisconsin State Patrol alleged. Shelly Butler, 39, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 1st offense, with minor children in the vehicle under 16 years old, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol Southeast Region Waukesha Post. According to State Patrol Sgt. Gaetano Martino: At 1:05 a.m. Sunday, a State Patrol trooper stopped Butler on westbound I-94 east of Barker Road for speeding and deviating from her designated lane, nearly striking another vehicle. The trooper detected a strong odor of intoxicants and saw six children inside the car, including two lying on the floor underneath …