Wednesday, March 25, 2015
On March 14, 2015 at 9:37 PM, an officer made contact with a 29 year old male while conducting a traffic stop for speeding and an extinguished headlight. After identifying and conducting a records check on the individual, it was determined he was operating on a revoked license. The officer questioned the individual on his license status and he thought the license had been reinstated. A citation was issued for “Operating While Revoked”. Passenger was the registered owner who removed the vehicle after the stop was completed.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
The men and women of the Sturgeon Bay Police Department would like to express our heart felt condolences to our brothers and sisters in blue at the Wisconsin State Patrol after losing a Trooper earlier this evening in the City of Fond Du Lac.
Friday, March 20, 2015
On March 20, 2015 at 1:40 AM, an officer made contact with a 37 year old male while conducting a traffic stop on Highway 42/57 near Stagg Road. The officer ran the license plate and driver’s information finding the male without a valid driver’s license. Upon making contact with the driver, he admitted to not having a valid driver’s license and insurance on the vehicle. There were two passengers in the vehicle that did not have valid driver’s license. The driver was cited for “Operating without a License 2nd offense”, as he was cited once before within the past 3 years. The officer remained on the scene until a friend arrived to pick up the driver and his passengers.
Thursday, March 5, 2015
On March 1, 2015 at 2:55 AM, officers responded to a residence on the west side of Sturgeon Bay reference a male who had broken into the residence and assaulted the homeowner. Upon arrival officers found a window broken and a male inside the residence with injuries from a fight. The officers found that the 30 year old Sturgeon Bay man responsible for the injuries had fled prior to officers arrival. Officers later arrested the 30 year old Sturgeon Bay man and incarcerated him at the Door County Jail on Disorderly Conduct, Battery, and Criminal Damage To Property.
Sunday, March 1, 2015
This weekend Sturgeon Bay investigators working an Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) operation targeting online predators arrested two Door County men for their involvement. Both men were incarcerated at the Door County Jail awaiting charges from the Door County District Attorneys Office.
Saturday, February 28, 2015
On February 27, 2015 at 8:46 PM, officers were dispatched to Maple Street for a two vehicle accident. Upon arrival officers found two vehicles severely damaged on the side of the roadway. Officers made contact with two males in one of the vehicles and determined that they had been traveling down the road and had run into a parked unoccupied vehicle on the roadway. Due to the collision the parked vehicle was forced onto the curb and into a nearby tree causing the tree to be knocked over.
After being evaluated by Door County Paramedics, the driver a 43 year old Pennsylvania man was transported to Door County Medical Center where officers administered field sobriety tests (FSTS). After refusing to do the tests the Pennsylvania man was arrested for felony Operating While Intoxicated Causing Injury and medically cleared by emergency room staff. The Pennsylvania man was incarcerated at the Door County Jail.
On February 27, 2015 at 10:03 PM, a community service officer (CSO) working in the city noticed a vehicle driving erratically on Egg Harbor Road. The CSO notified officers who conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle in the Walmart parking lot. Officers found that the driver a 31 year old Sturgeon Bay woman had been drinking earlier in the night. Officers administered field sobriety tests (FSTS) to the woman who failed. A preliminary breath test (PBT) was given to the 31 year old woman, which indicated a .22 amount. Officers arrested the 31 year old Sturgeon Bay woman for Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) and transported her to the Door County Jail.