Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The 68-year-old Greenfield man faces two telephone harassment charges as well as two misdemeanor disorderly conduct charges in Ozaukee County for lying about his identity so that he could photograph two Cedarburg High School athletes.
A man charged with telephone harrassment and disorderly conduct for misleading teens about his identity so that he could photograph them pleaded not guilty to the charges in court on Tuesday. Gary Medrow, a 68-year-old Greenfield man, faces $4,000 in fines and 360 days in prison for the two telephone harrassment charges as well as two misdemeanor disorderly conduct charges in connection with an incident involving two Cedarburg High School female athletes. Medrow, who lives in the 5200 block of South Tuckaway Blvd., is accused of pretending to be a photographer named "Mike Clark" and contacting Cedarburg High School cheerleaders with the intent of taking their photos. Medrow asked the girls if they would be able to take the photo while one …
Friday, November 16, 2012
With roughly 25 percent of police work being resolving neighbor disputes over property boundaries, noise or leaf raking, among other issues, a new mediation program would provide an alternative and free up police for other calls.
Roughly 25 percent of the Shorewood Police Department's work is classified as “social work," mediating minor conflicts between neighbors. The most common issues between neighbors include pets, fences, tree limbs, parking and noise, in addition to seasonal complaints about lawn mowing, leaf raking and snow shoveling. The village hopes to curb the department's "social work" with a new program — the Neighborhood Mediation Program — which would work to resolve minor conflicts between neighbors before they become larger conflicts and free up police to response to more pressing issues. “Shorewood PD is happy we have another option for neighbors, “ Police Chief David Banaszynski said. “Sometimes neighbors have issues with each other, issues …
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Shorewood and Greenfield looking for same man arrested by Fox Point on May 28.
A 20-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested on May 30 just before 2 p.m. after Fox Point police discovered he had two other outstanding warrants for his arrest. Using a radar gun, an officer caught the 20-year-old speeding at 51 mph in a 35 mph zone in the 8000 block of N. Port Washington Dr. When asked, he said he did not realize he was speeding. He has two outstanding warrants, one from the Shorewood Police Department for an unpaid headlight citation, and another from the Greenfield Police Department for a retail theft citation. He was issued a speeding ticket and received another court date. If he does not appear to this scheduled court appearance, another warrant will be issued for his arrest and then he will go to jail.