6/3 Jackson Police Department Releases May Notable Incidents

The Village of Jackson Police Department is releasing details regarding cases of notable incident for the month of May.  The month got started with a fairly violent domestic dispute. According to the report, at 5:45 PM, a 47-year-old woman told Officer Gerke that several days earlier during an argument with her husband about finances, he told her to, “shut up using multiple profanities and  that “if she came into the room, he would kill her. The woman told police there had been other incidents of domestic violence but were reported. She was fearful of her life because he had numerous firearms in the home. Due to the nature of the threats, the man’s size, and the presence of weapons in the residence, Officers Gerke and Brinks were joined by two state troopers and a Slinger officer. The man admitted using profanities towards his wife but denied any violence. He was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct / domestic violence. Two semi automatic shotguns and a bolt action rifle were removed for safekeeping. However, the District Attorney declined to prosecute and the weapons were later returned to the man.  Jackson village police also had to deal with a fatal case in May. On May 10 at about 4:30 PM, Officer Brinks responded to a Western Avenue address regarding a 71-year-old man who was found unresponsive, on his back in the grass. Officer Brinks determined that the man was pulse less and began CPR. At the same time, he asked a witness to remove a set of pads from his AED. Officer Brinks stopped CPR and applied the pads to the victim’s chest. Prior to Jackson Rescue arriving, the AED twice instructed Officer Brinks to stop CPR so a shock could be delivered. CPR was then taken over by rescue personnel, and their AED delivered two more shocks before arriving at the hospital. Unfortunately according to the police report, the man whose identity was jot revealed was pronounced dead at St. Joseph’s hospital.
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