Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Three teenage men dining at the restaurant made a run for it without paying, but waitstaff were able to flag down a nearby sheriff's deputy to help.
Though they thought they had a solid getaway plan, three recent George Webb customers were inevitably caught for a classic case of dine-and-ditch. A 17-year-old Fredonia man, 18-year-old Saukville man and 18-year-old Fond du Lac man were dining at the restaurant early in the morning July 29. When the Fredonia man left the table, the waitress assumed he was going to smoke a cigarette, according to the police report. Instead, once outside, George Webb staff noticed him moving his truck to the gas station parking lot across the street. The other two men got up shortly after, telling the waitress money was left on the table, and running out the door, according to the report. The waitress said she "immediately became suspicious" of their …
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
A roundup of the latest activity from the police blotter.
It was a lack of password protection on a local WiFi service that inevitably lead to the arrest of this 23-year-old Allenton man. Port Washington police recieved a call at 3 p.m. Friday about a suspicious vehicle that had been parking in a lot in the 1000 block of Westport Drive for long periods of time over the last couple weeks. Police visited the lot and found the 23-year-old man sitting in his car to use his computer. The man was able to connect to an unsecured WiFi network while sitting in the lot. In checking the man's ID, police realized there was a warrant out for his arrest with the West Bend Police Department. He was taken into custody. More from the reports:
Monday, December 12, 2011
Lakeland Metal Processing recycler worked with other men to sell stolen cars from Milwaukee to a north side scrap metal facility in order to buy drugs.
A 43-year-old Saukville man is facing charges after he was involved in a car stealing ring where he would take cars stolen from the north side of Milwaukee and then sell them for scrap metal. Jeffery A. Ciriacks, 2760 Shady Lane Rd., was charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court on Friday with one count of conspiracy to commit theft greater than $10,000 after he and five other Milwaukee men sold at least 44 stolen cars to Auto Scrap & Recyclers, 3800 W. Mill Road. If convicted, he faces up to 10 years in prison and $25,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: Between Aug. 15 and Nov. 3, the men stole 44 cars mainly from neighborhoods on the north side of Milwaukee and then took them to the recycler to sell for $400 to $500 per …
Thursday, November 3, 2011
A roundup of recent activity from the police blotter.
It was the wrong place, wrong time for this 35-year-old West Bend man. Saukville police responded to a fire alarm at Taco Bell at 9:10 p.m. Oct. 20. Upon arrival, officers realized it was a false alarm. But, they also realized there was a man on scene with two active warrants from the Saukville Police Department. He was arrested for the oustanding warrants. More from the reports: