Posts under ‘Sheriff’s Department’

UPDATE: Illinois woman dies in Wilmot crash

A woman from Illinois died in a crash Saturday in Wilmot. The woman’s identity was released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department on Monday as Lisa Fagan, 47. From a news release from the Sheriff’s Department: On 04-28-18 at approximately 6:32 pm, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department along with Randall Township Fire and Rescue (Note: Silver Lake […]

Tornado drills on Thursday part of 2018 Wisconsin’s Tornado & Severe Weather Awareness Week

This is Wisconsin’s Tornado & Severe Weather Awareness Week and there will be a mock tornado alert drill Thursday statewide, including in Kenosha County. From Kenosha County Emergency Management: Schools, businesses, families and individuals have two opportunities to test their emergency plans during statewide tornado drills on April 12, 2018.  The drills are part of the […]

UPDATE: Woman dies in crash on Highway K

A woman died in a crash on Highway K (60th Street) along the Bristol-Paris border Monday evening. The name of the 53-year-old woman from Kenosha has not been shared by the Sheriff’s Department. A 7-year-old passenger in the car was injured and transported to a hospital. The operator of the other vehicle involved in the […]

Suspect found in Wilmot UHS bathroom threat

A teenager has confessed to writing the message on a Wilmot Union High School bathroom wall about shooting up the school that spurred an investigation by school administration and the Sheriff’s Department. From a news release from KCSD: The investigation by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department had identified the subject who wrote the threatening message […]

Paddock Lake again looking for water patrol for 2018 season

Paddock Lake again finds itself looking for how to handle water patrol on its lake next summer. At a Village Board committee of the whole meeting Tuesday, village administrator Tim Popanda said it is his understanding that Salem Lakes will not be offering to patrol other municipalities lakes, as Salem Lakes has done for the […]

Bristol approves contract with Sheriff’s Department for 2018

The Bristol Village Board approved a contract with the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department for police protection in the village for 2018. The contract was essentially the same as the contracts the village has had with the Sheriff’s Department in the past, said village administrator Randy Kerkman. The only substantive change is the cost of $209,066, […]

Paddock Lake contracts again with sheriff for police protection in 2018

Paddock Lake residents will continue to receive contracted police protection from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department in 2018 after action by the Village Board Wednesday. The board approved a new contract with the sheriff’s department at Wednesday’s meeting. The 2018 cost of $273,866 is a 2.27 percent increase over 2017. Village administrator Tim Popanda said […]

Sheriff’s Department search for missing work release inmates

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department on Friday morning released the following information regarding work release inmates who are missing from custody: The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is in search of two Huber (Work Release) inmates who failed to report back to jail after their work assignments. On August 05, 2017 Xavier Dominique Thomas failed to report […]

Deputy Raymond Rowe named Wisconsin D.A.R.E. Officer of the year

Kenosha County Sheriff’s Deputy Ray Rowe was named Wisconsin D.A.R.E. officer of the year for 2017. The announcement was made at the Wisconsin D.A.R.E.Officers Association annual conference in Door County this week. Locally the announcement was made by the Sheriff’s Department’s in this news release: Sheriff David Beth with the entire Kenosha Sheriff’s Department is proud […]

Highways C and 45 intersection to close for 14 days starting May 31

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is scheduled to begin a 14-day full closure of the intersection of Highway 45 and Highway C in Bristol on the morning of Wednesday, May 31. A closure is necessary for intersection improvement and traffic signal installation, a news release from WisDOT says. From the new release: The intersection is anticipated […]

Law enforcement agencies prepare for 2017 Click It or Ticket mobilization

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department and Wisconsin State Patrol are among the law enforcement agencies across the state and the country gearing up for the Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization from May 22 through June 4. Representatives of the Sheriff’s Department, State Patrol and the Racine County Sheriff’s Department held a kick off […]

Kenosha County Tavern League makes donations for new Sheriff’s Dept. K9 and other organizations

Their 13th annual fishing derby was canceled due to ice conditions, but the Kenosha County Tavern League Ice Fishing Party went on Saturday, Feb. 25. Saturday morning, Tavern League officials presented checks to several organizations. The Kenosha County Tavern League made a $10,000 contribution the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department K9 fund. That covers two thirds […]

Deputies respond to pigs in the roadway in Bristol

Deputies patrolling Western Kenosha County answer their share of animals on the loose and blocking roadways calls. Most often the wandering beasts are cows, or sometimes horses. For awhile, there were some sheep on the highway calls. Everyone remembers when a group of bison got loose about a year ago. Friday, deputies responded to something a little different: […]

Sheriff’s Department seeking information on attempted theft from car dealer

The Sheriff’s Department is seeking information about what appears to be an attempt to steal vehicles from a Bristol car dealer along I-94 late Sunday night. From a media release from the Sheriff’s Department (Note: Words inside parenthesis added or substituted by — DH): On 02/19/17 at 11:52 PM Deputies conducted checks of the […]

Deputy performs special football duty in Paddock Lake

No doubt you’ve seen it on the internet somewhere. A law enforcement officer steps out from his or her cruiser to relate to some neighborhood children. On Wednesday, it happened right here in Paddock Lake and yes it was captured for the internet. Here’s is video Tammie Martina shared with  and posted on Facebook of […]

Deputies respond to 56 crashes Wednesday evening

The freezing rain and resulting slick road conditions kept sheriff’s deputies, other emergency workers and public works crews very busy Wednesday evening. Here’s a roundup of activity from the Sheriff’s Department: Last night, 01/11/2017 between 6:00 PM and 12:00 AM Kenosha County experienced a freezing rain/ice event. Our second shift patrol Deputies, along with Deputies […]

Sheriff’s Department canine Klaus dies

A Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department canine died Sunday. Sheriff David Beth announced the death of canine Klaus in a media release Monday: From the media release: Klaus became suddenly ill on November 27, 2016 and was brought to an emergency veterinarian where he was diagnosed with internal bleeding, and masses on his spleen.  Klaus’ handler Deputy […]

Program at Central HS addresses the problem of heroin addiction

An audience of about 75 people at Central High School in Paddock Lake Tuesday heard about the problem of heroin abuse from a number of perspectives. The school hosted the “Stairway to Heroin” educational program in the cafetorium. Earlier in the day, students also heard a presentation on the same subject matter. Those in attendance in […]

Burlington man dies in crash on I-94

A pedestrian from Burlington died in a crash on I-94 early Thursday morning. From a statement released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department: At 0305 hours (3:05 a.m.) Deputies and Wisconsin State Patrol responded to a vehicle verses pedestrian accident Southbound on I-94 just south of State Highway 158 in the 5300 block. The southbound vehicle, […]

Twin Lakes woman faces homicide charge in connection with Salem heroin death

A Twin Lakes woman faces a charge of reckless homicide in connection with the heroin overdose death of a Salem man this summer. Elizabeth M. Cooper, 30, faces a charge of  first degree reckless homicide/delivery of drugs. She also has been charged with felony possession of narcotic drugs (heroin) and a misdemeanor of possession of drug paraphernalia. […]

Salem postpones decision on traffic enforcement by town; wants to talk to sheriff

The Salem Town Board on Monday agreed to table for 30 days a decision on the role of the town’s public safety department in traffic law enforcement. During that time, the town will seek to talk to Sheriff David Beth about how his department could handle traffic and maybe even ordinance enforcement in the town for […]

UPDATE: Victim in Salem explosion still hospitalized

The man injured in the explosion of a personal water craft in Salem on Saturday is still hospitalized Monday, a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department spokesman said. Michael Przlomski, 52, was injured in the incident, which took place in the driveway of his home in the 24800 block of 82nd Street. Town of Salem Fire/Rescue personnel […]

Infant’s body from 1989 cold case to be exhumed for DNA evidence

An infant found dead under a bridge in Paris in 1989 will be exhumed from a Randall cemetery to obtain DNA evidence that Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department detectives hope may help solve the cold case. From a media release distributed by the KCSD Monday. On November 09, 1989 a newborn male infant was found deceased […]

Sheriff says band’s no police request at Country Thunder may have been a misunderstanding

The request of country act Florida-Georgia Line to have no law enforcement back stage during their concert at the Country Thunder festival Friday in Randall may have been a misunderstanding, Sheriff David Beth told reporters Tuesday. “Maybe it was just a huge misunderstanding,” Beth said. “I want to believe that.” However, as the same situation appears […]

No charges in deputy involved fatal shooting in Paddock Lake; deputy to return to full duty

The deputy involved in a shooting in Paddock Lake on Oct. 24, 2015 will not be charged in connection with the incident and will be returning to regular duty, Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth announced Thursday. Deputy James Campbell had been on desk duty since Oct. 24. Darren Fude, 47, was shot by Campbell at Fude’s home […]

Sheriff’s Dept. reports possible cellular 911 outage

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has issued the following announcement regarding a possible 911 service outage for US Cellular: Today, April 24th, 2016 at 11:54 am, the Kenosha Joint Services 911 center received a message from US Cellular that there might be a 911 cellular outage in the area of Kenosha County.  US Cellular technicians are working on identifying the […]

7 year old thwarts attempted child enticement in Silver Lake

A 7 year old walking home from school Tuesday afternoon in Silver Lake thwarted an attempt by a person in a car to entice the child to get in the vehicle, says a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department spokesman. The boy was approached by a man in a “beat up four door white car” asking the child […]

Two charged with arson for Paris fire

Two Kenosha men have been arrested and charged with setting a Paris property on fire Thursday, Feb. 18, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department announced Monday. Facing multiple felony charges including arson of a building without the owners consent are Damien L. Stuble, 21, of Kenosha, and Travis D. Delabio, 21, of Kenosha. “This arson investigation moved […]

Applications available now for 2016 Sheriff’s Citizens’ Academy

Sheriff David Beth and The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department announce the 2016 Sheriff’s Citizens’ Academy. Classes are held once a week and will begin Monday, March 7 and end April 25. The Citizens’ Academy is an eight-week overview of all aspects of the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. Highlights of the academy include tours of all the […]

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 […]

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