August 28th, 2014 by milwaukeepolice
Officers from District Five of the Milwaukee Police Department arrested a convicted felon for his involvement in a shooting incident. Neighbors contacted police after shots were heard in the 3300 block of N. Palmer Street at about 9:15 p.m. on August 27. When officers arrived, they found several casings in a driveway and a bullet hole in a nearby vehicle. Officers stopped a vehicle in the 3200 block of N. Buffum Street and a passenger got out of the car and began to run away. Before being taken into custody, the suspect dropped a semi-automatic pistol. Officers found on the suspect a magazine to the firearm and nearly two grams of marijuana. During the investigation, the victim positively identified the suspect, a 29-year-old Milwaukee man and a convicted felon with a 2012 conviction on a drug offense. Milwaukee Police will present this case to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the coming days.
August 20th, 2014 by milwaukeepolice
A convicted felon is arrested by District Three officers from the Milwaukee Police Department after he fired shots outside of a north side home. Officers were patrolling the 2500 block of N. 35th Street at about 5:50 p.m. on August 19 when they heard multiple shots coming from an alley a block away. As they approached the area, the officers saw a man running away and dropping his semi-automatic handgun. He was taken into custody in the 2500 block of N. 34th Street. During the course of the investigation, it was determined that the suspect, a 27-year-old Milwaukee man, shot the gun in a yard and witnesses positively identified him. He is a convicted felon with convictions in 2005 and 2007 on drug-related charges and an arrest record dating back ten years. The Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office will consider charges in the coming days.
August 15th, 2014 by milwaukeepolice
Five suspects are arrested after shots were fired at Milwaukee Police officers serving a search warrant. A team made up of the MPD Tactical Enforcement Unity, the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA), and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives were serving the warrant at approximately 1 p.m. on August 15 at a residence in the 4700 block of N. 30th Street. The purpose of the warrant was in connection with a drug dealing and firearm investigation. When officers attempted to gain entry into the residence, at least one shot was fired at them. The officers were not injured and did not fire their weapons. A male suspect was taken into custody for firing at the officers. Two other men and two women were taken into custody in relation to the drug investigation. MPD will present charges against the suspects to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the coming days.
August 13th, 2014 by milwaukeepolice
A suspect is arrested by officers from District Five of the Milwaukee Police Department after shooting three people. At approximately 11:20 pm on August 12, a 26-year-old Milwaukee man shot the victims during a gambling dispute in the 3200 block of N. 12th Street. Officers in the area on another assignment heard the shots being fired and saw the suspect and victims run into an alley. They chased the suspect on foot and took him into custody. During the chase, the suspect dropped the gun believed to be used in the shooting. The victims, all from Milwaukee, are a 20-year-old male, a 36-year-old male, and a 26-year-old female. Responding officers provided medical treatment to the victims and summoned the Milwaukee Fire Department. The victims were transported to a local hospital for treatment of what is believed to be non-life threatening injuries.
The shooting suspect is a convicted felon and has an extensive criminal record dating back to 2004. He has previous convictions of Battery by Prisoners, Possession of Cocaine, Substantial Battery, Resisting an Officer, and Criminal Damage to Property. MPD will present this case to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the coming days.
August 12th, 2014 by milwaukeepolice
District Five officers from the Milwaukee Police Department arrested a shooting suspect after he was found sleeping in a car. At about 2:45 p.m. on August 11, a citizen alerted police to a man firing shots from a car in the 2800 block of W. Congress Street. An officer on patrol nearby also heard the shots and responded to the scene. Officers found the suspect sleeping in the passenger seat of a car. They could see the pistol the suspect used in plain view and also saw three spent casings next to the car on the passenger side. The suspect, a 39-year-old Milwaukee man, appeared to be intoxicated and was taken into custody. He faces potential charges of endangering safety and operating a firearm while under the influence. MPD will present the case to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the coming days.
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