Ald. Bob Donovan
Press Release

Public’s help needed to catch brazen thief

Statement from Alderman Bob Donovan - August 7, 2018

By - Aug 7th, 2018 10:14 am

On Saturday (August 4) during a busy event to help raise money for the family of Milwaukee Police Officer Michael Michalski – killed in the line of duty on July 25th – a man walked through a side door at Sobelman’s at 1900 W. St. Paul Ave. and broke into an office area. Once inside the man stole money raised for the fallen officer’s family.

I cannot tell you how badly I want to catch this individual and bring justice to the Michalski family, but also to Dave Sobelman who for years has stepped up to help raise money for many worthwhile causes across Milwaukee and the region. A business dedicated to helping the community deserves our help at this time and I am urging the public to check out the MPD link below to see if the thief can be recognized.

Please call 414-935-7360 if you or someone you know has any information related to this crime. Please go to for more information.

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