Saturday, November 17, 2012
Police say two men built and tossed a smoke bomb into an area tavern, then on another occasion tossed a homemade bomb into a truck with people inside at Lime Kiln Park.
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- Joe Petrie
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Two men are accused of tossing homemade bombs at people in two separate occasions in Grafton. Ryan M. Boreman, 21, of Grafton, and Vince L. Lueck, 20, of Sheboygan, were charged in Ozaukee County Circuit Court Monday with one count of second-degree reckless endangerment of safety and one count of possession of explosives for unlawful purposes. If convicted, they each face up to 12 ½ years in prison and $50,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: The first incident took place Oct. 13 at Scooter’s Place, 1412 Wisconsin Avenue, when witnesses said a man walked into the bar and tossed a smoke bomb inside. The bomb hit one patron in the back and another patron chased the man outside. On Nov. 9, Grafton police officers met with a man …
Friday, November 2, 2012
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Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Roughly 50 people attended a candidate forum at MATC's Mequon campus Thursday night spotlighting state assembly and senate candidates in the Nov. 6 election.
Editor's Note: This article was updated Nov. 1 to reflect proper attribution of a quote by Cris Rogers. Candidates for the redrawn 23rd Assembly District outlined stark differences in their views of Act 10 and equal pay protection measures during a candidate forum hosted Thursday by the League of Women Voters. Roughly 50 citizens attended the forum at the Mequon campus of MATC. Candidates attending were: The 23rd District has new boundaries this year in the wake of redistricting prompted by population shifts in the 2010 census. The district encompasses much of the North Shore, including Whitefish Bay, Fox Point, Bayside, Mequon and Grafton. Ott, 65, was a longtime television meteorologist. Ott also has a law degree and is a military …
Saturday, August 18, 2012
Suspect is pulled over in Grafton and a police officer sees a baggie of marijuana in the center console.
A 20-year-old Port Washington man is facing charges after he was caught driving through Grafton with two marijuana pipes and marijuana in his car. Adam J. Kuehmichel was charged in Ozaukee County Circuit Court on Monday with one count of felony bail jumping, two counts of bail jumping, one count of possession of THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, one count of possession of drug paraphernalia and one count of operating a motor vehicle after revocation of his license. If convicted, he faces up to eight years in prison and $31,500 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: At 12:01 a.m. Monday, Kuehmichel was driving southbound on Wisconsin Avenue near Beech Street when a Grafton police officer noticed he had a defective license …
Monday, August 6, 2012
Police are unable to catch a Port Washington man, but a Taser gets him in the end.
A 28-year-old Port Washington man is facing charges after he allegedly ran from Grafton police officers and had to be stunned with a Taser. Brandon M. Kelley was charged in Ozaukee County Circuit Court on Wednesday with one count of resisting an officer and one count of disorderly conduct. If convicted, he faces up to one year in prison and $11,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On July 7, a Grafton police officer was on patrol in the 1400 block of Wisconsin Avenue when he heard a male yell something incoherent. He then saw Kelley walking from a residence and into the Papa John’s parking lot and yell at something. The officer tried to stop Kelley while leaving the parking lot, but he turned the other way. The officer told …
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Nathan C. McWhorter of Saukville and his dealer, Marcus A. Hill, 17, of Grafton, face charges after being caught in a park after hours.
A 21-year-old Saukville man is facing charges after he and his Grafton drug dealer were caught in a park after hours. Nathan C. McWhorter, of Saukville, and Marcus A. Hill, 17, of Grafton, were charged in Ozaukee County Circuit Court on Tuesday with four combined drug counts. If convicted, MCWhorter faces up to seven months in prison while Hill faces up to 3-½ years in prison. According to the criminal complaint: On Monday, a Grafton police officer on patrol near Veterans Park spotted the two men sitting in a car in the park. The officer went to inform them the park was closed and, while speaking to them, noticed the smell of intoxicants coming from their breath and a marijuana smell from inside the car. The officer then searched the car …
Friday, June 15, 2012
A 21-year-old Port Washington man suffered "substantial" injuries to his leg after a 74-year-old Grafton man failed to yield at an intersection and the two collided; the Grafton man was also transported to the hospital with chest pain.
A 21-year-old Port Washington man is recovering from "substantial" leg injuries after being thrown 45 feet from his motorcycle when a motorist failed to yield and the two collided. The motorcyclist was wearing a helmet. The Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office responded to the crash at 9:58 a.m. Friday at the intersection of County Highway C and Preserve Court in the town of Grafton, according to a press release. A 74-year-old Grafton man driving a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee was making a left turn from County Highway C onto Preserve Court and turned in front of the motorcyclist. The driver had been wearing a seatbelt. The motorcyclist, driving a 1980 Suzuki, was thrown 45 feet from his bike; he was a wearing a full-face helmet but suffered "…
Saturday, January 22, 2011
Port drops conference game to Grafton 53-28.
The Grafton girls basketball team beat Port Washington in their North Shore Conference showdown 53-28 in Grafton on Friday. The game wasn’t as lopsided as it may appear; at least not early on. “We cut it to an eight point lead by halftime,” said Pirate coach Brian Johnson. “We blinked. We didn’t keep the heat on.” Johnson said his team put forth a superb effort despite the loss. “I think we kept them off balance,” he said. Caity Tydrick scored 10 for the Pirates while three players scored four points each. Grafton’s Hannah Eichler and Samantha Gosehehr each scored nine points for the Black Hawks. Grafton improved to 8-6 (4-4 NSC) and the Pirates fell to 5-7 (3-5). The Pirates host Millwaukee Academy of Science, a non-conference game, on …