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Four OWI Arrests Overnight
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Four OWI Arrests Overnight

Operating While Intoxicated is a serious offense that turns a vehicle into a weapon and other motorists into targets.

MCSO Deputies Arrest Man for OWI – 6th
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MCSO Deputies Arrest Man for OWI – 6th

The driver, Eloy Mena, admitted he was the operator of the vehicle.

MCSO Arrest Wrong Way Driver
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MCSO Arrest Wrong Way Driver

The driver, later identified as Javier Hernandez-Reyes, crashed into another vehicle traveling eastbound.

Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas Responds to Misrepresentation by Chicago Field Office of ICE
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Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas Responds to Misrepresentation by Chicago Field Office of ICE

"By placing the responsibility for the arrest of Mr. De La Cruz Espinoza on the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, ICE has engaged in an egregious attempt to misrepresent facts."

MCSO Arrest Uber Passenger
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MCSO Arrest Uber Passenger

Upon approaching the vehicle, which was later identified as an Uber vehicle, the driver stated he was assaulted by his passenger who just ran from the vehicle.

MCSO Arrests Hoan Bridge Pedestrian
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MCSO Arrests Hoan Bridge Pedestrian

The pedestrian, identified as Richard K. Fisher, has an active Felony VOP hold/warrant for burglary.

MCSO to Host Coffee with a Cop Events
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MCSO to Host Coffee with a Cop Events

Coffee with a Cop brings law enforcement and the communities we serve together to discuss public safety issues over coffee and learn more about one another.

MCSO Responds to Three-Vehicle Crash in the Mitchell Interchange
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MCSO Responds to Three-Vehicle Crash in the Mitchell Interchange

As a result of this crash, the collector ramp moving traffic westbound on I-41 from the northbound lanes of I-41/I-94 has been closed.

Suspect in Reckless Driving Fatality Sentenced to 25 Years
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Suspect in Reckless Driving Fatality Sentenced to 25 Years

He was sentenced to 25 years in the Wisconsin Department of Corrections with 15 years initial confinement and 10 years extended supervision.

Update Regarding Three-Vehicle Crash in the Mitchell Interchange
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Update Regarding Three-Vehicle Crash in the Mitchell Interchange

The south-to-west collector ramp was closed from 7:09 p.m. to 9:50 p.m. to facilitate MCSO’s investigation, and traffic was diverted into the northbound lanes of I-94/I-43.

Crash Results In OWI Arrest
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Crash Results In OWI Arrest

Witnesses stated that the driver of the striking vehicle, identified as 28-year-old Danaille L. Vawikowski, lost control of her vehicle before striking the other vehicle.

MCSO Saves Driver’s Life
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MCSO Saves Driver’s Life

The subject, who was identified as Gregory J. Kruk, was arrested for OWI (Drugs) 1st Offense and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

MCSO Responds to a Multiple Vehicle Crash
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MCSO Responds to a Multiple Vehicle Crash

MCSO is asking the motoring public to “Take It EZ”, slow down, and maintain safe traveling distances, especially during inclement weather.

MCSO Issued More Than 100 Citations In Construction Work Zones
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MCSO Issued More Than 100 Citations In Construction Work Zones

The highest fine was $456, for driving 84 MPH in a 50 MPH construction zone.

MCSO Salutes Honor Flight Heroes
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MCSO Salutes Honor Flight Heroes

There are two Honor Flights scheduled to depart on Saturday, September 7, 2019, for Washington D.C. at approximately 4:59 a.m. and 5:59 a.m. from Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport.

Driver of Fatality Formally Charged
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Driver of Fatality Formally Charged

This is an ongoing investigation.

MCSO Reminds the Motoring Public to Share the Road with Motorcycles
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MCSO Reminds the Motoring Public to Share the Road with Motorcycles

MCSO wants to remind everyone that motorcycles have equal access to the roads and highways.

MCSO Arrests Subject in Reckless Driving Incident
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MCSO Arrests Subject in Reckless Driving Incident

This is an ongoing investigation.

MCSO Arrests Driver In I-94 Crash
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MCSO Arrests Driver In I-94 Crash

The investigation is ongoing.

MCSO Arrests Driver In I-894 Crash
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MCSO Arrests Driver In I-894 Crash

This is an ongoing investigation.

Body Found at Warnimont Park Identified
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Body Found at Warnimont Park Identified

The investigation is on-going and no other information is being released at this time.

MCSO Responds to Body Found at Park
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MCSO Responds to Body Found at Park

This is an ongoing investigation.

All Lanes Due to a Carsh in Racine County are Now Open
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All Lanes Due to a Carsh in Racine County are Now Open

The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) is reporting all lanes due to a 10 vehicle crash in Racine County are now open.

Lane Closures Due to Crash in Racine County
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Lane Closures Due to Crash in Racine County

The southbound lanes at Drexel are also closed and traffic is being diverted off of the highway at Drexel.

MCSO Arrest Man for OWI – 4th
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MCSO Arrest Man for OWI – 4th

The driver, Dorian Hudson, displayed obvious signs of impairment and was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) – 4th Offense, Operating After Revocation (OWI related) and Failing to Install an Ignition Interlock.

UPDATE – MCSO Has Suspect in Custody
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UPDATE – MCSO Has Suspect in Custody

The investigation is ongoing.

MCSO Investigates Report of Shots Fired Incident on Freeway
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MCSO Investigates Report of Shots Fired Incident on Freeway

There are no further details at this time.

UPDATE – MCSO Responds to Fatal Crash
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UPDATE – MCSO Responds to Fatal Crash

The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the crash

MCSO Responds to Fatal Crash
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MCSO Responds to Fatal Crash

The Milwaukee Fire Department was also dispatched to the scene and performed life saving measures.

Lane Closures Due to Crash
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Lane Closures Due to Crash

MCSO is responding to a one-vehicle crash at this location.

Suspect Arrested on 7th OWI
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Suspect Arrested on 7th OWI

The driver, Martin Castillo, age 33, performed a standardized field sobriety test poorly and submitted a breath sample, which registered a .152 BrAC, over the legal limit on the preliminary breath test.

MCSO Arrest of Driver for Reckless Endangering Safety
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MCSO Arrest of Driver for Reckless Endangering Safety

The driver of the fleeing vehicle, James L. Jackson, suffered minor injuries and was conveyed to a local hospital for treatment.

MCSO Administers CPR & Life Saving Narcan; Driver Arrested for OWI 1st Offense
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MCSO Administers CPR & Life Saving Narcan; Driver Arrested for OWI 1st Offense

The first Deputy on scene requested Milwaukee Fire Department (MFD), additional MCSO support, and Narcan.

MCSO Arrest Wrong Way Driver for 2nd & Reckless Endangering Safety
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MCSO Arrest Wrong Way Driver for 2nd & Reckless Endangering Safety

There were no injuries or crashes with this incident.

MCSO Reports Multi-vehicle Crash
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MCSO Reports Multi-vehicle Crash

All traffic is being diverted off at Drexel Ave. Expect heavy traffic delays.

MCSO Apprehends Reckless Driver
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MCSO Apprehends Reckless Driver

The driver was charged with Operating Auto Without Owners Consent, Fleeing/Eluding and 2nd Recklessly Endangering Safety.

Suspect Arrested on 2nd OWI
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Suspect Arrested on 2nd OWI

There were three passengers in the vehicle, minor children ages 1, 2 and 6.

MCSO & Parks to Host Public Safety Day
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MCSO & Parks to Host Public Safety Day

The entire community is invited to meet MCSO Deputies and Milwaukee County Park Rangers, while enjoying free food, refreshments, snacks and information.

MCSO Responds to Crash
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MCSO Responds to Crash

The investigation is on-going.

Suspect Arrested on 2nd OWI and Child Neglect
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Suspect Arrested on 2nd OWI and Child Neglect

The driver of the vehicle was later identified as Neishia Rockiett, age 31.

MCSO Cites Driver with 6th OWI Citation
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MCSO Cites Driver with 6th OWI Citation

The individual, identified as Andrea Lynne Phillips, who indicated that she ran out of gas, also exhibited signs of impairment.

UPDATE: 2 Semi Trucks and Vehicle Crash Cause Highway Shutdown and Spill
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UPDATE: 2 Semi Trucks and Vehicle Crash Cause Highway Shutdown and Spill

The collusion of the two semi-trucks caused a cargo shift, which resulted in a leakage spill of concrete sealant, a bonding and a stripping agent from the striking truck.

UPDATE: MCSO Has Confirmed Identity of Those in Diving Incident
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UPDATE: MCSO Has Confirmed Identity of Those in Diving Incident

The investigation is ongoing.

MCSO Arrest Wrong Way Driver
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MCSO Arrest Wrong Way Driver

The driver was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of I 794 south of Howard Avenue.

Deputies Arrest Man for OWI – 5th
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Deputies Arrest Man for OWI – 5th

While talking with the driver, deputies observed signs of impairment.

Wrong Way Drunken Driver on Freeway
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Wrong Way Drunken Driver on Freeway

Tinoco Alvarez faces charges of 2nd Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety (RES) and citations for DUI – 1st offense.

MCSO to Present Charges of 1ST OWI on Wrong Way Driver Incident
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MCSO to Present Charges of 1ST OWI on Wrong Way Driver Incident

The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office will present charges of OWI-1st Causing Injury and First Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety for review by the District Attorney’s Office.

MCSO Deputies Respond to Shots Fired
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MCSO Deputies Respond to Shots Fired

No deputies or subjects were injured.

MCSO Responds to Fatal Crash
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MCSO Responds to Fatal Crash

When MCSO personnel arrived on scene, they observed that a van had struck the crash attenuator barrier of the Park Place exit ramp and became engulfed in flames.

Man Dies After Jumping Off Hoan Bridge
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Man Dies After Jumping Off Hoan Bridge

The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division is investigating the incident.

MCSO Participates in Drug Take Back Day Saturday, April 27
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MCSO Participates in Drug Take Back Day Saturday, April 27

April 26, 2019

Update: Name Released of In-Custody Death
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Update: Name Released of In-Custody Death

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy and the results are pending.

In-Custody Death Investigation
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In-Custody Death Investigation

April 22, 2019

MCSO Salutes Honor Flight Heroes April 5, 2019
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MCSO Salutes Honor Flight Heroes April 5, 2019

"These brave men and women dedicated their lives to securing the freedoms we now enjoy."

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
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April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April 1, 2019

Move Over, Slow Down, Drive Sober
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Move Over, Slow Down, Drive Sober

“As of noon yesterday, due to weather and road conditions, there have been 64 crashes, including one fatality,” said Chief Deputy Ball.

MCSO is Seeking Applicants for Correctional Officer Positions
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MCSO is Seeking Applicants for Correctional Officer Positions

The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) is encouraging members of the community, including residents from communities of color, to apply for the position of correctional officer.