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Sheriff encourages signing up for emergency notifications

The following media release is from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department: With the recent events surrounding the search and ultimate capture of fugitive Andrew Obregon and the arrival of the winter season, Kenosha County Sheriff Beth would like to remind Kenosha County residents of the availability of Emergency Notifications. Sheriff Beth encourages Kenosha County Residents to […]

Obregon back in Wisconsin in Kenosha County Jail

The suspect in the homicide of a Kenosha man who eluded police for almost two weeks and eventually was caught in Illinois, is back in Wisconsin. From a statement from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department issued this afternoon: Andrew Obregon, 32, of Brighton, waived his extradition to Kenosha County, today in a Lake County, IL court […]

Deputies, correctional officer recognized for life-saving deeds at ceremony

Seven deputies and one correctional officer from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department were recognized Friday for actions that helped people facing major medical emergencies. A ceremony for the recognition was held at the Kenosha County Center in Bristol. Deputy John Wilke was awarded a Silver Star for pulling a person out of a burning vehicle in […]

UPDATE: Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputy shoots man in Paddock Lake

A sheriff’s deputy shot a man this evening in Paddock Lake after the man confronted deputies with a shotgun. From a media release issued at 10 p.m.: Today October 24, 2015 at 6:26 pm during an investigation, a Kenosha Deputy Sheriff was involved in a shooting.  A 47 year old white male confronted Deputies with […]

Three Obregon vehicles recovered

The next time Andrew Obregon makes an appearance driving a vehicle — as he has several times over the last week — deputies may be looking at a different car or truck. That’s because as of Friday night, three of the vehicles associated with Andrew Obregon during recent high speed pursuits with Kenosha and Racine County Sheriff’s […]

2015 Paris School Panther Prowl postponed until Oct. 17 due to search for Obregon

The ongoing search for homicide suspect Andrew Obregon has caused Paris School to postpone its annual Panther Prowl fundraiser and community event. District administrator Roger Gahart made the announcement Friday. Here is the full text of the announcement: In light of the fact that our Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department remains engaged in the search for Andrew Obregon, and […]

No new contact with Obregon, sheriff reports

In a brief emailed statement Thursday afternoon, Sheriff David Beth said his department has had no contact with homicide suspect Andrew Obregon since Tuesday night. “We are still placing additional personnel out on our roads and following up on all information that comes into our department through different channels,” Beth said.  “We had several law […]

Tuesday night unsuccessful pursuit of Obregon started in Racine County

Note: Extensive updates made as of 10:34 p.m. Story moved to top of page. — DH A pursuit of Andrew Obregon, a suspect in the homicide of Tywon Anderson, on Tuesday night into Wednesday morning started after a Racine County deputy spotted the fugitive in Racine County. Obregon was seen by a Racine County sheriff’s […]

Deputies search for suspect overnight in Brighton fields

Kenosha County sheriff’s deputies were again searching actively and intently for a suspect in Brighton area farm fields last night. Presumably, they were looking for Andrew Obregon, 32, of Brighton, who Sheriff David Beth said Tuesday is a suspect in the homicide of Tywon Anderson, 37, of Kenosha. Anderson was found dead in a Paris field on […]

Person of interest in Paris death investigation leads police on high speed chase

A Brighton man who is a person of interest in the investigation of a death in Paris from last weekend led law enforcement officers on a high speed chase through Paris and into Racine County Friday afternoon. The person of interest, identified as Andrew Obregon, 32, eluded deputies and is still at large, Kenosha County […]

Body found in Paris identified

Note: Video added 7:09 p.m. — DH A body found in Paris Saturday has been identified as a Kenosha man, Sheriff David Beth said Monday. Beth said the body was that of Tywon Anderson, 37, of Kenosha. He said the identification was virtually certain, though the medical examiner is still awaiting some more information on […]

Sheriff’s Department conducting death investigation in Paris

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is conducting a death investigation in Paris. From a media release from the Sheriff’s Department: On Saturday, September 26th, 2015, at approximately 1503 hours, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department began a death investigation along CTH A/ 7th Street in Paris Township in Kenosha County, WI. This incident is on-going with reports and […]

Trevor man faces drug charges after arrest in Salem

A Trevor man faces charges two felony drug charges after his arrest in Salem Monday. Jack A. Hauber, 18, of Trevor, was charged in Kenosha County Circuit Court on Tuesday with: Possession of Narcotic Drugs, a felony. Possess with intent to manufacture, distribute, or deliver-THC less than or equal to 200 grams, a felony. Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a […]

Sheriff’s Dept. reacts to continued search for killers of Fox Lake police officer

Extra presence of uniformed of deputies at Western Kenosha County schools this morning was part of the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department’s reaction to the continued search for the three men accused of killing Fox Lake Police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz early Tuesday in Fox Lake, said Sgt. Dan Ruth, KCSD public information officer. All local schools remained open Wednesday. Other […]

September is National Preparedness Month

The following message regarding September is National Preparedness Month is from Kenosha County Emergency Management: Don’t Wait. Communicate. September is National Preparedness Month. Wisconsin Emergency Management’s ReadyWisconsin campaign says now is the perfect time to talk to everyone about getting ready for an emergency or disaster. “The most important step you can take today is to […]

2015 DARE golf outing coverage

The 23rd annual DARE gold outing was held Wednesday, July 29, at Twin Lakes Country Club and Nippersink Country Club. Each course hosted 144 golfers. Dinner and prizes for everyone at TLCC after the round. The event has a waiting list for golfers to participate.  

Two die in plane crash in Bristol; identities of victims undetermined

Two men were found dead in the wreckage of a plane crash found in Bristol Sunday afternoon. The identities of the two crash victims has not been determined yet, said Sgt. Dan Ruth, Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department spokesman. The plane, a Zenith CH601XL, was reported missing and was last known to be heading to the EAA (Experimental Aircraft […]

Today is Heat Awareness Day

Int he wake of the warmest days this year, Thursday is Heat Awareness Day in Wisconsin. Here is a media release form Kenosha County Emergency Management about how to remain healthy and safe even when the mercury rises: Heat can kill. That’s why Wisconsin Emergency Management, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the National Weather […]

Inmate found dead in Kenosha County Jail cell identified

The Kenosha County Jail inmate discovered hanging by his neck in his cell on Saturday has been identified by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department as Charles Olen Ivy, 66, of Kenosha. This incident continues to be investigated by the Racine County Sheriff’s Department as part of an earlier agreement between the Kenosha and Racine County […]

Inmate found dead in county jail cell

An inmate at the Kenosha County Jail was found dead in his cell early this morning. Here is a media release on the situation from the Sheriff’s Department: On 06-06-15, at approximately 0306 hours, Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department Correctional Staff encountered an inmate hanging by his neck in his cell. This event occurred in the […]

Sheriff and district attorney to meet this week on animal abuse investigation

Sheriff David Beth and District Attorney Robert Zapf along with Sheriff’s Department detectives are expected to meet this week on “further steps” in an investigation of animal abuse at two farms, one in Brighton and one in Paris. Numerous dead calves and unhealthy animals were discovered at the Brighton farm on May 22. Subsequent investigation found more […]

On scene investigation of animal abuse at Brighton, Paris farms done; clean-up underway

The on-scene investigation of animal abuse at two Western Kenosha County farms has been completed and clean-up — including volunteer help from local farmers — is now underway, says the latest Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department’s media release on the case. From the release: The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has concluded the “on scene” portion of the animal […]

Animal abuse investigation now involves second farm

A second scene is now involved in an investigation of animal abuse in Western Kenosha County. From a statement issued this morning by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department: The initial investigation originated at an address of the the 200 block of 248th Avenue/State Highway 75, at approximately 2:26 p.m. on Friday.  The investigation by Sheriff’s Detectives and Deputies has […]

Sheriff’s Department investigating animal mistreatment in Brighton

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a complaint of animal abuse in Brighton. Details are few at this point. Here is the entire statement released this evening by Sheriff’s Department spokesman Sgt. Dan Ruth: The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has responded to a farm and cattle property located in Brighton Township, Kenosha County, regarding an alleged animal abuse […]

Tornado warning drill scheduled for today

A statewide tornado drill is planned for today. Kenosha County is expected to participate. At 1 pm, the National Weather Service will issue a statewide mock tornado watch and at 1:45 pm a statewide mock tornado warning. Many radio and TV stations will participate in the drill. Kenosha County warning sirens are expected to be […]

Public hears proposal for Sheriff’s Department patrol of Silver Lake

The public got its first look at what the cost of having the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department perform dedicated patrol of Silver Lake, in lieu of the village maintaining its own police department. The proposal was the subject of a public hearing held at Riverview School Tuesday night. About 50 people attended. Sheriff David Beth […]

April 13-17 is Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week

It what seems like an example of appropriate timing, Kenosha County Emergency Management released the following message this gloomy, rainy morning about 2015 Wisconsin Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week, which is next week: Listen, Act and Live!  Those words could protect you and your family during severe storm season. Listening to warnings and seeking shelter immediately will […]

Silver Lake Village Board sets rules for police contract hearing

Silver Lake Village Board members on Wednesday settled on a set of rules and procedures for an upcoming public hearing on April 14 regarding the possibility of contracting with the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department for police protection. The Silver Lake Police Department has had two chiefs resign within the last six months. The villages of Paddock Lake and […]

UPDATE: KCSD says assailants in Lake Shangri-la incident believed to be out of area

The assailants in a shooting incident in Lake Shangri-la Monday night appear to be out of the area, a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department spokesman said in a statement issued at 11:30 a.m. The full statement from Sgt. Dan Ruth, public information officer, said: The shooting incident which occurred last night in the Lake Shangri-la subdivision, […]

County jail inmate tests positive for tuberculosis

A person being held at the Kenosha County Jail has tested positive for tuberculosis, prompting efforts to isolate that person and test staff and volunteers, the Sheriff’s Department announced Wednesday. Here is the media release: Yesterday, 03-10-15 the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department received information that a subject being held in the Kenosha County Jail, on an […]

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