Germantown Crime

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Recent Crime News

  • Police Report: Dec. 25, 2014

    5 hrs ago | via Germantown 

    Two men were arrested for shoplifting after they stole several items from Menards, W186 N9754 Appleton Ave., on Dec. 15 and then attempted to return the stolen items for cash on Dec. 16. A 31-year-old woman was arrested for theft and was taken into custody for having a warrant with the West Bend Police Department after a gas drive-off at Kwik Trip, W188 N10963 Maple Road, at about 7 p.m. Dec. 19. A 29-year-old male passenger was also taken into custody for a probation/parole violation. A 25-year-old man was arrested for drunken driving on Lannon and Mequon roads at about 5:40 a.m. Dec. 20. His preliminary blood alcohol content was unavailable.

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  • Police report: Dec. 11, 2014

    Tuesday Dec 9 | via Menomonee Falls 

    Police are working with the business to view video surveillance of the incident. 2Two unknown people shoplifted about $81 worth of groceries at Woodman's, W124 N8145 Highway 145, at about 3:10 p.m. Nov. 22. Employees told police the two suspects walked out with the cart of unpaid groceries while their credit card system was temporarily down.

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  • Thiensville Police Report: Dec. 4, 2014

    Thursday Dec 4 | via Mequon 

    A man, a suspect in a West Bend theft, was caught on surveillance video taking seven cans of baby formula, valued at $133, at Metro Market, 11558 N. Port Washington Road, about 8:10 p.m. Oct. 14 and reported Nov. 11. The store viewed the video after being alerted by West Bend police of a theft of formula at a local store. A 27-year-old Mequon woman was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and a warrant after police stopped her car in the 12900 block of North Colony Drive at 3:20 p.m. Nov. 20. The warrant had been issued after the woman failed to meet with her parole agent.

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    Related Topix: Thiensville, WI, Mequon, WI, Drugs, Germantown, WI

  • Police Report: Nov. 27, 2014

    Monday Dec 1 | via Germantown 

    A resident reported he was the victim of an assault and attempted strong armed robbery in the N114 W15800 block of Sylvan Circle at about midnight Nov. 22. Police are investigating.

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Germantown Law

Daughter in law now driving a non ignition interlocking device car. My son is allowing her to drive his vehicle. She is breaking her probation...but is my son committing a crime letting her, knowingly , drive a non IID vehicle. Greig....Thanks
Whether it's actually illegal or not for your son to allow this, it's still a really bad idea.
I was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for speeding and the deputy gave us a breathe test and then searched the car and found some bottles of alcohol. I was given a ticket with the violation description as "underage drinking - possess -17-20". I am 18 yrs old. Will this affect my entrance into college or my drivers license or my car insurance?
It can result in loss of license, and the penalties for subsequent offenses get progressively worse, see link below....
stopped for seat belt violation was then taken in for blood test which was .07 3 months later charged with 4th dui said I could only have .02 which I did not know because last dui was 19 years ago 2 prior to 1989 the da said I should know these laws but restriction was never put on my license when renewed can I fight this and have a chance of winning
Short answer is still no, ignorance of the law is not a defense. There is no need to post multiple times, your question...
stopped for seat belt violation was then taken in for blood test which was .07 3 months later charged with 4th dui said I could only have .02 which I did not know because last dui was 19 years ago the da said I should know these laws but restriction was never put on my license when renewed can I fight this and have a chance of winning
Short answer, no, ignorance of the law is not a defense. If you have already spoken to the DA, you have gone way too...
Received an underage ticket 22 days prior to 21st birthday. Friend asked me to hold their beer while at a fair and I took a sip. Officer immediately approached me, took me to a more open/public area and brethalyzed. Blew .009. Is it worth going to court or should I just pay and move on? How will I know whether or not my license is revoked?
A license suspension is only mandatory on a second offense within 12 months if a vehicle was involved. Have an...
Are both offenses stay on record life time? Or only DUI
Wisconsin doesn't have DUI, DWI, or OUI offenses. We have OWI, or operating while intoxicated. They're all...
DMV suspended my license before court day, now after court day they sent me another letter saying my license is revoked ( OWI case)
First, there are harsher penalties for driving on a revoked license (crime) vs. on a suspended license (may just be a...