Authorities say a Milwaukee woman stole another woman's debit card and was able to steal almost $36,000 from her account. A report says the man who holds a power of attorney for the victim reported an incorrect address change request and discovered over 100 unauthorized transactions on the account. Police say they used surveillance footage from multiple locations to identify the woman.
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A woman about to stand trial for allegedly defrauding less than $1,000 of federal funds has taken a plea agreement. This means the person who was charged with a crime has agreed to take some sort of agreement if they plead guilty. The woman in this case was accused of falsifying attendance records at a day care in order to obtain federal funds.
A police department in the Milwaukee area pulled a woman over earlier this month for having an illegal window tint on the car she was driving. Police said that the car was also registered to a person with a suspended license, although it isn't clear if either of the two adults in the vehicle were that person. The woman gave police permission to search the vehicle, where they said they found cocaine and other drugs including an open bottle of alcohol.
When a shooting takes place, many times there is a lot of evidence at the scene of a crime that police will collect. They might also speak with witnesses and people the victim knew, to find out as much information about the incident as possilbe. This can often lead to an arrest and charges against a person.
A Milwaukee area man has been arrested after allegedly meeting a minor off the Internet. The man was arrested by police and charged with second-degree sexual assault of a child in Milwaukee County after posing as a 16-year-old on the Internet and performing sexual acts on a boy in a park. The two were allegedly seen by a woman walking her dog in the park. Police questioned the two and arrested the man.
At the end of last month, a confrontation ended with the death of a 13-year-old. The man that is accused of killing the boy is 75 years old. Now, the man has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide and appeared in Milwaukee court this week to enter a not guilty plea. According to new reports, the man who has less than five years to live will likely not agree to a plea deal.
A man who was allegedly on a crime spree has been arrested and charged with multiple crimes. The man who has another open case is now facing potential charges related to credit card theft and receiving stolen property. According to police, the man allegedly stole wallets and other goods out of open cars in the Milwaukee area and he is already facing criminal charges. These charges could find the man in jail and facing fines if he is convicted.
A case against a man who was found to have many exotic animals at his home has been delayed again. The case, which has gone on for over two years, also involved allegations of sexual assault against the Milwaukee reptile expert. The man was accused of sexually assaulting a woman when she came to Milwaukee for an internship with the man. Prosecutors have expressed interest in a plea deal that would drop the sexual assault charges, but now the case has been delayed again.
Sometimes when a person is arrested for a crime that is unusual, police might get excited and lose control. When this happens the person suspected of that crime might be injured because police use excessive force, or deliberately hit the person even though they don't resist the arrest. That's exactly what one man is claiming.