6/24 Police Handle Retail Thefts Plus Disorderly Conduct Cases

Following a fairly quiet week, West Bend police were kept very busy the entire weekend. In a previous newscast, we reported on calls from Friday night and early Saturday morning. Lieutenant Hartwell informs WBKV news of several more crime incidents over the remainder of the weekend.  Saturday morning, a man returned to his car in the 100 block of south Sixth Avenue after attending the Farmers Market. He found all his tires slashed and the valve stems cut off. This was an isolated incident as there were other reports of this nature. The case is under investigation. Police took care of several retail thefts over the weekend. Saturday afternoon, a 16 year old Allenton male, was issued a citation for Retail Theft after leaving Shopko on South Main Street merchandise in which he failed to pay for. Sunday afternoon, two cases were reported at the same time. Around three thirty, a 14 year old West Bend boy was issued a citation for Retail Theft from the Fleet Farm on West Washington, after leaving the business with merchandise in which he failed to pay for. Also a 46 year old female, resident of West Bend, was arrested for Retail Theft after leaving the Pick ‘n Save on West Washington Street with merchandise in which she failed to pay for.  The woman also has open cases in Washington County. In addition to the theft charges,   she was placed in jail for Bail Jumping. Finally, Lieutenant Hartwell provided information from an OWI on Sunday morning. A 49 year old West Bend man was stopped in the 1800 block of Stonebridge Road after a concerned citizen called reporting seeing a car speeding up and down Paradise Drive. Police stopped the vehicle, questioned the man and determined he was intoxicated. After he failed the field sobriety tests, he was cited for a first offense OWI.
 
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