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Germantown burglary suspect in custody | By Chief Peter Hoell

Jan. 4, 2018 – Germantown, WI – Update: The suspect is in custody. The investigation is still very active, we will not release any additional information or answering questions at this time. Again, a big thank you for all the public involvement and information, we appreciate your willingness to

Germantown Police positively identify burglary suspect

  Jan. 3 2018 – Germantown, WI – Germantown Police have positively identified the burglary suspect. We would like to thank everyone who called and sent us messages. Update on today’s crime alert regarding the residential burglary on Sumac Road. Pictured is our burglary suspect. If anyone has information regarding

Germantown Police Chief offers some thoughts after major incident on I41 | By Peter Hoell

Dec. 30, 2017 – Germantown, WI – It is without question that yesterday’s crashes, (Friday, Dec. 29) on I41 challenged Germantown Police Department and other area departments. Anytime Flight for Life lands on I41, both sides of traffic needs to be shut down. Shutting down one side is a

UPDATE | Two people critically injured in six-vehicle accident on I41 in Germantown

Dec. 29, 2017 – Germantown, WI – On Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 at approximately 9 a.m., the Germantown Police Department responded to a crash on I-41 southbound north of County Line Road in the Village of Germantown involving a Menomonee Falls Police Squad. An MFPD Officer was inside his

Rocket mortar shell turned in for recycling in Germantown

Dec. 24, 2017 – Germantown, WI – On Thursday, Dec. 21. 2017 at 12 p.m., staff at Waste Management, W132N10487 Grant Drive, in Germantown, contact Germantown Police requesting assistance with a rocket mortar shell that was found at their facility. Someone had placed this item in a recycling container

Man severely injured in industrial accident in Germantown

  Dec. 5, 2017 – Germantown, WI – On Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 at approximately 2:44 p.m., Germantown Police and Germantown Ambulance responded to Automated Manufacturing, N115W19280 Edison Drive, reference an industrial accident. A 32-year-old male employee was struck in the head by an interior part from a piece

Germantown Police take two people into custody following theft at Walmart

  Dec. 4, 2017 – Germantown, WI On Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 at approximately 6 p.m. the Germantown Police Department took a report of a theft in progress at Walmart, W190 N9855 Appleton Ave. Germantown  Police Officers located the suspect vehicle on County Line Road and gave pursuit. The

Authorities believe man wanted for robberies in Germantown and West Bend has been arrested

  Nov. 28, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – On Monday evening, Nov. 27, 2017 the Milwaukee Police Department took Raymond Hartel into custody on unrelated charges. The Germantown Police Department released the below surveillance video on Nov. 19 of the subjects believed responsible for the armed robbery at the

Germantown Police release more details on vehicle involved in Saturday’s armed robbery | By Peter Hoell

  Nov. 20, 2017 – Germantown, WI – Update: Monday, November 20, 2017. The suspect vehicle is a 2016 Black Chevy Sonic bearing Wisconsin Registration ABE5651. Keep in mind that the suspect may change registration plates. There is drivers side damage. Just as an FYI, this vehicle can reach

Photos released of suspects from armed robbery Saturday at Vapor store in Germantown | By Peter Hoell

  Nov. 19, 2017 – Germantown, WI – The photos are of suspects and their vehicle from the November 18, 2017, armed robbery at the GT Vapor store,  N112W15800 Mequon Road in Germantown. Press Release: Sunday, November 19, 2017 Subject: Armed Robbery On Saturday, November 18, 2017, at approximately

Burglary to a business in Germantown

On Sunday, Oct. 29 at 3:38 a.m, Ron’s Gun Shop, W188 N10707 Maple Road in Germantown was burglarized. Pictured are burglary suspects. Two of the suspect’s faces are concealed, however still take a look at the clothing.   If you have any information on the identity of the suspect(s), please

Germantown PD Lt. Gonzalez graduates FBI Nat’l Academy | By Chief Peter Hoell

July 14, 2017 – Germantown, WI – Germantown Police Department Lieutenant Jeff Gonzalez (photo, left) graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia on June 7, 2017.

Germantown motorcycle accident yields non-life threatening injuries

July 1, 2017- The Germantown Fire Department responded to a motorcycle accident on Pilgrim Road at Crossway Church. One patient was transported with non-life threatening injuries.  

Germantown rollover leaves 1 in critical condition

July 2, 2017 – Germantown, WI – On Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 10:40 am the Germantown Fire Department (GFD) and Police Departments were dispatched to a single vehicle rollover accident on southbound Interstate 41 south of Holly Hill Road. Upon arrival units found a vehicle rollover on its roof,

Germantown girl returns home from school to find stranger in her house

  May 9, 2017 – Germantown, WI – On Tuesday, May 9 at approximately 3:40 p.m. a juvenile resident returned home from school and discovered her overhead garage door was open. Upon entering the house on Whitetail Run and Stoneridge Drive she found an unknown subject inside. The suspect fled

Stolen vehicles and a pair of death investigations underway in Germantown

May 7, 2017 – Germantown, WI – On Saturday, May 6 a resident on Oak Lane., reported his gray 2013 Chrysler 200, WI registration 230VYB, was stolen overnight. The vehicle was unlocked and the keys were in the ignition. Germantown Police Officers are also conducting two death investigations. One

Serious injury accident in Germantown – Flight for Life called to scene

    April 28, 2017 – Germantown, WI – Four people were injured following a single-vehicle rollover accident Friday afternoon at approximately 4:06 p.m. on the I41 overpass at Mequon Road.   According to Germantown Police Chief Peter Hoell, Germantown Communications received multiple 911 calls of a single-vehicle accident.

Germantown P.D. works to reunite dog with owner. Animal found tied to a tree in wooded area.

April 3, 2017  – Germantown, WI – Germantown Police are working to reunite a dog found abandoned and tied to a tree in the area of Pilgrim Road and Mequon Road. Post from Germantown PD is below. This guy was found behind Pizza Hut in the area of Pilgrim

Germantown Police investigate man with gunshot wound who stumbles into restaurant on County Line Road

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Jan. 16, 2017 – Germantown, WI – On Sunday, Jan. 15, at approximately 7 p.m. a male subject appeared at Cousins Subs on Pilgrim Road and County Line Road looking for aid due to a gunshot wound. The subject was transported to an area hospital by Germantown Rescue; he

Germantown Police Chief praises officers for handling of emergency situation

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  Jan. 11, 2017 – Germantown, WI – On Wednesday, 01-11-17 at approximately 4:19 p.m., Germantown Police Communications Center received multiple calls regarding a possible impaired driver westbound on Mequon Road in the vicinity of Wausaukee Road. Complainants reported a vehicle was weaving in its lane of travel, driving

Germantown Police investigate bomb threat at Gehls

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Nov. 30, 2016 – Germantown, WI – On Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 at 9:39 a.m. Germantown Police took a call from a Gehls employee who reported someone may have entered their warehouse with a possible explosive device.   The warehouse is located at N120 W19000 Freistadt Road, Germantown.  
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