Monday, March 25, 2013
The annual study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation pegged Ozaukee County number one of 72 counties in Wisconsin.
Ozaukee County is ranked the healthiest in the state through the fourth annual County Health Rankings, published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. This is the third year Ozaukee has ranked the highest of the studies four years. Ozaukee's neighbor, Washington County, ranked No. 10, while Milwaukee County was ranked second-to-last healthy at 71 of 72 total counties. The study ranked each county by data in the following areas: Ozaukee County reports lower percentages in smokers, excessive drinkers, obesity and physical inactivity than reported elsewhere in the state, helping it gain its lead in the Health Behaviors category. There are also much fewer percentages of people who are uninsured in Ozaukee County — 6 percent versus 11 percent …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
A roundup of recent activity from the police blotter also includes an odd violation of a restraining order as well as a stolen jacket for money owed.
You know you've had too much when ... you don't know you've had too much. That was seemingly the case for this 46-year-old Port woman out drinking at 7:37 p.m. Friday at Sundance Tavern, 551 N. Wisconsin St. Port Washington police were called to the tavern after the woman threw a shot glass at the bartender because she had been "cut off." The woman was cited for disorderly conduct. That's one to regret in the morning. More from the reports:
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The two 18-year-olds were caught on camera stealing DVDs from the W.J. Niederkorn library; the discs were later discovered at an office space that looked more like a party lounge.
Two Port Washington teens got in trouble for underage possession of alcohol after a trail of stolen DVDs lead police officers to the group's downtown "office." A Port Washington Police officer responded to the W.J. Niederkorn Library at 9:34 a.m. Nov. 27 after the library's Director David Nimmer called to report stolen DVDs, according to police reports. A visitor to the library had tried to check out a DVD, but, after bringing it to the counter, realized it was empty, Nimmer said. Nimmer checked surveillance video archives from recent days, and saw two individuals taking DVDs out of the cases and putting them in their pockets, according to the report; he said it appeared in the video that the two teens took five movies. From the videos, …
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
A roundup of the most recent activity from the Port Washington Police Department also includes a kid caught with a fake ID and a couple instances of vandalism.
This group of youths experienced a bit of a buzz kill last week when officers showed up at their hotel room after a report of loud noise. Holiday Inn staff called police at 1:40 a.m. July 10 to report loud noise and a possible underage drinking party. When officers arrived at the hotel, 135 E. Grand Ave., they found a 23-year-old Port man, a 21-year-old West Bend man, two 18-year-old Grafton men and a 16-year-old Saukville girl inside — and yes, they were drinking. The two Grafton men and the Saukville girl were cited for underage drinking; the West Bend man was cited for loud noise, and the Port man was cited for obstructing an officer. The Port man was also taken into custody for violating his parole. That's a night not really worth …
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Driver gets three years prison, victim is victimized again and the judge makes a fool of himself — can we rethink this?
Ann C. Stelling was sentenced to three years in prison for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated with alcohol and slamming her car into Robert Splan while he was riding his bicycle. Stelling isn’t likely to serve the entire three years in prison, but she will have to serve three years of extended supervision and pay a fine plus Splan’s medical costs. It was Stelling’s third drunken driving arrest. According to news reports, her insurance company advised her not to say anything in court. Ozaukee County Judge Paul Malloy is quoted as saying, “You’re not being punished because you drank a lot. You’re being punished because you made the decision (to drive drunk again).” Is this a circus or what! First of all, one would presume a …