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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 […]

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 […]

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