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Weapons recovered after deputies performed a traffic stop


Deputies recovered weapons during a traffic stop shortly after a report of shots fired at Dineen Park.

Man ticketed for driving 99 mph in 55 mph zone


Driver stopped during speed saturation patrol for going 99 mph in a 55 mph zone.

Deputies Use Taser on Man after OWI-3rd Crash


Deputies tase a man stopped for OWI-3rd. The subject continued to display bizarre behavior, was medically treated at the scene and was taken into custody.

Speed is a Factor in Four Vehicle Crash


Speed contributed to a crash where a passenger in one of the four vehicles passed away as a result of her injuries.

Hit and Run Drunk Driver With Minor Child in Car Stopped by Deputies


Dispatch received several calls from motorists saying they had been struck by a black Toyota on I-41 northbound near Mayfair Road.

Deputies Serving Court Documents Find Children Left Alone


Deputies serving court documents at a Milwaukee residence discovered two young children, ages three and eight, alone and wearing only t-shirts.

Body Recovered of Man Suspected of Jumping From the Hoan Bridge


The body recovered from the river near 506 S. Water Street by the Milwaukee Police Department and Milwaukee Fire Department was identified as the man who was suspected of jumping off the bridge in January.

Deputies Assist in Saving Life of Overdose Victim


Acting Sheriff Richard Schmidt said, “The quick response by deputies helped save another overdose death in the out-of-control opioid/heroin epidemic."

Truck Enforcement Takes Dangerous Hauler off Freeway


Sheriff Richard Schmidt said, “In the last quarter of 2017 I ordered the resurrection of the Truck Enforcement Unit. Our highly trained deputies are actively targeting trucks that jeopardize the safety of the motoring public."


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