Deputy Charged in Fatal Crash Resigns
Milwaukee, WI – On Tuesday, October 6, 2020, Deputy Joel Streicher resigned from employment with the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office. Previously on July 8, 2020, after an internal investigation, Sheriff Earnell Lucas had recommended to the Milwaukee County Personnel Review Board (PRB) that Deputy Streicher be terminated from employment with the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office.
While on duty on January 25, 2020, Deputy Streicher was involved in a fatal crash at the intersection of N. 10th Street and W. State Street, which caused the death of Ceasar Stinson. On May 18, 2020, the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office charged Deputy Streicher with Homicide by Negligent Operation of a Vehicle.