Monday, January 14, 2013
A George Webb employee notified police of the robbery in action after hearing breaking glass at the neighboring Smoke Shack in early morning hours.
A 17-year-old Port Washington boy will face criminal charges after breaking several local businesses' windows as well as stealing some cigarette paraphernalia from the Smoke Shack. Oliver Trice is facing two misdemeanor charges in Ozaukee County Court for criminal damage to property and theft as well as a felony burglary charge; he could get up to 14 years in prison and faces fines of up to $45,000. Port Washington police were made aware of the crime at 2:37 a.m. Dec. 23 after a George Webb employee called to report the sound of breaking glass in the direction of the Smoke Shack, according to the criminal complaint. The employee looked outside after hearing the noise and saw a fire extinguisher on the ground and also noticed a person …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Officials say they noted signs of forced entry and that cash was stolen.
Port Washington police are investigating a burglary in which money was stolen from a Port Washington business while it was closed overnight. Police responded to a call at 7:48 a.m. Nov. 10 at Brooks Chiropractic Office, 1032 S. Spring St., after an employee reported a break-in that occurred overnight, according to police reports. Officers noted forced entry was made, and that cash was taken. No further details are available as the incident remains under investigation, officials said.
Saturday, August 4, 2012
Suspect is charged with breaking into homes in Belgium and stealing items — among them, guns, a bow and arrow set and laptop — after some of the stolen items are spotted at an area rummage sale.
An alleged Port Washington burglar is facing charges after he got caught selling items he stole from homes in Belgium at a rummage sale. Michael D. Moulster, 37, was charged in Ozaukee County Circuit Court on Wednesday with three counts of burglary and one count of burglary while armed with a dangerous weapon. If convicted, he faces up to 52-½ years in prison and $125,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On Aug. 8, 2011, a man showed up to work at a residence/business in the 900 block of Silver Beach Road and found someone had broken into the facility. Numerous items were taken, including a bow and arrow set. Another burglary was reported Nov. 20, 2011, in the 800 block of Main Street in Belgium after a man living in a lower …
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office arrests 28-year-old Port Washington man after a town of Saukville resident sees him breaking into neighboring home.
A 28-year-old Port Washington man is in custody after a town of Saukville couple reported seeing a suspicious person having entering a neighbor’s residence. Tyler Fendt, 538 N. Webster St., is facing a felony charge of burglary and two misdemeanor charges for possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia. He remains in custody on $5,000 cash bail. He faces up to $25,000 in fines, 12-1/2 years in jail, or both, for the felony charge. The 911 call came in to the Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Office at 2:10 p.m. Tuesday from James and Melissa Lierman, according to a press release from the Sheriff's Office. The callers were concerned about a suspicious person seen entering a neighbor’s residence in the 1800 block of Meadowlark Rd. Fendt is set to …
Friday, December 9, 2011
Suspect admitted taking metal from town of Port Washington business in order to sell it for scrap.
A 33-year-old Port Washington man is facing up to 12-½ years in prison after he allegedly broke into a business he worked at part time in order to steal scrap metal. Timothy C. Bleichwehl, 213 E. Pier St., was charged in Ozaukee County Circuit Court on Dec. 1 with one count of burglary after he broke into the business located at 3750 Highland Drive, town of Port Washington. According to the criminal complaint: Bleichwehl broke into the business on Nov. 27 or 28 and took 12 to 14 radiators, which could be disassembled and sold for scrap. The missing radiators were valued at $500. The owner of the business told police he also noticed copper already taken from other radiators was also missing from the shop. Police then contacted Bleichwehl …