Thursday, January 31, 2013
A 32-year-old Saukville woman is facing felony charges for retail theft after allegedly stealing the items from a Cedarburg jewelry store.
A Saukville woman is facing felony charges after stealing rings from a Cedarburg jewelry store and then trying to sell them to a neighboring business. Onyetta Kretlow, 32, was charged on Monday in Ozaukee County Courts with one charge of felony retail theft, intentionally taking something. She faces three years and six months in prison as well as $10,000 in fines. Kretlow visited Ambruster Jewelers in Cedarburg on January 15 and was looking at a variety of jewelry, according to the criminal complaint. Kretlow was working with a single employee, and "appeared to be trying to distract (the employee) by having (the employee) look all around the store." Some time during the visit, Kretlow went behind the counter; when employees told her she …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Michael Frey of Saukville was arrested after hitting his friend, Chris Morano, with his car and fleeing the scene. Police later found drugs in his impounded car, so he is facing additional charges.
A 20-year-old Saukville man charged with hit-and-run causing injury after striking a pedestrian — who turned out to be a friend — is now also facing charges for possession of narcotics and possession of a controlled substance. After posting his $500 bond in connection with the hit-and-run charges, Michael Frey stopped at the Port Washington Police Department, as well as the district attorney's office, to request access to his car to retrieve a few items, including an iPod. According to the criminal complaint filed in Ozaukee County Circuit Court: Frey's car had been impounded after the accident that sent 22-year-old Chris Morano to the hospital with a head injury and bruises in his left elbow, according to police reports. In the meantime, …
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Randy R. Mayer faces four felony counts of sexual assault of a child under the age of 13. The trial had been rescheduled to start on Wednesday, but has been pushed back again, set to start May 21.
The jury trial set to start on Wednesday for Randy R. Mayer — the bus driver charged with inappropriately touching students on his route — has been pushed back to May 21. The trial — related to four felony counts involving three children — will instead begin at 8:30 a.m. May 21. According to court records, Mayer appeared in court Tuesday with his attorney, Michael Penkwitz, after an emergency request from the defense to delay the trial based on new information they received today that could cause a possible "issue" with the trial. Mayer, 225 S. Madison Ave., is charged with four felony counts of first-degree sexual assault of a child under the age of 13, and faces up to 240 years in prison. He was initially charged on Dec. 7 with three …
Monday, March 5, 2012
Randy R. Mayer faces four felony counts of sexual assault of a child under the age of 13. Following a final status hearing next Monday, the trial is set to being March 27.
Randy R. Mayer — the bus driver charged with inappropriately touching students on his route — is set to stand trial at the end of March in connection with four felony counts involving three children. The trial will start at 9:30 a.m. March 27. A final status hearing is also set for 8:30 a.m. March 12. Mayer, 225 S. Madison Ave., is charged with four felony counts of first-degree sexual assault of a child under the age of 13, and faces up to 240 years in prison. He appeared in court on Monday for a prosecution motion hearing to combine the four charges into one case. Mayer was initially charged on Dec. 7 with three felony counts involving two boys; the fourth charge came about a week later when another boy came forward. Mayer entered a 'not…
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Suspect allegedly locked the woman inside his SUV along with a child they share before forcing his hands on her.
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Wednesday, December 28, 2011
A 25-year-old Port Washington man is facing charges after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman — with whom he has a child — in the parking lot of a Mequon business. Jeremy J. Unti, 1068 Wesport Dr., was charged Thursday in Ozaukee County Circuit Court with two counts of third degree sexual assault and one count of false imprisonment. If convicted, he could face up to 26 years in prison and $60,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On Monday, the victim met Unti in the parking lot of a business near Mequon Road and Port Washington Road in Mequon to exchange a young child the two of them share. The victim was placing the child in a car seat in the rear of Unti’s SUV when he came behind her and began to put his hands down her …
Monday, September 5, 2011
The state of Wisconsin is often considered one of the most lenient states when it comes to drinking and driving, but stricter policies are likely to make the roads safer.
It's no secret that Wisconsin has a strong drinking culture. That fact alone is not necessarily a terrible thing, but when drinking gets out of control or when drinking mixes with driving, the drinking culture becomes a serious problem — for example, when a local woman operating under the influence struck and injured a bicyclist. Given our drinking culture, how do we address alcohol on the roads? Our state and local drinking culture is undeniable. Although I have never been able to confirm the story, I heard an anecdote about a vehicle that pulled over on the side of the road somewhere near Beloit, because the driver was intoxicated. The vehicle then got struck by a second drunk driver. And, while the two drivers were discussing the …