Tuesday, April 10, 2018

What's Been Happening

In the past week, the Sturgeon Bay Police Department responded to over 90 calls for service. Officers also conducted over 40 traffic stops. Some noteworthy calls for service include the following:


Officers investigated an incident regarding two adult Sturgeon Bay males who were involved in a physical altercation on the City’s East Side, which caused injuries. Ultimately charges of battery and disorderly conduct were pursued on both males.


Officers responded to a complaint of multiple juveniles smoking marijuana within a residence on the City’s East Side. With the utilization of a Police K9, marijuana and drug paraphernalia was found. Ultimately, a Sturgeon Bay resident was arrested for multiple counts of felony bail jumping, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was confined to the Door County Jail.


A suspicious vehicle was reported to a Sturgeon Bay Police Officer, who responded to the City’s West Side. The female was found to be on bond, which part of her condition prohibited her from operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license. The female did not have a valid license and was arrested for bail jumping and operating after suspension.


Officers were dispatched to the City’s East Side to investigate a runaway juvenile. The juvenile left his residence, possibly heading to Austin, AR. With the assistance of the Austin, AR Police Department, the juvenile was found safe in their city. The juvenile had traveled to another family member’s residence by a bus to Austin, AR. The investigation is ongoing


Officers were dispatched to the City’s West Side for a disorderly male. A verbal argument ensued and one male allegedly threatened another male with a snow shovel. A Sturgeon Bay resident was taken into custody on a felony probation and parole warrant and disorderly conduct. That male was confined to the Door County Jail.


Officers were dispatched to the City’s East Side to investigate a criminal damage to property complaint. It was reported that an unknown person attempted to physically remove a safe from a property, causing damage to the safe. The unknown person was unsuccessful in the attempt. The investigation is ongoing.


Officers were dispatched to the City’s West Side for a one vehicle crash involving injuries. A vehicle had attempted to make a left turn from Highway 42/57 onto South Neenah Avenue, striking a pole. That male suffered head injuries and was transported to the Door County Medical Center by ambulance.
We appreciate the citizens help in keeping our community safe!