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Two people taken into custody following stop on southbound Hwy 45

  April 26, 2017 – For the second time in less than a week deputies had to address subjects that were lawfully stopped on traffic stops and refused to exit their vehicles.   Tuesday evening at about 8 p.m., a vehicle involved in a retail theft was stopped on

Another turkey incident in Washington County.

  April 24, 2017 – Richfield, WI – A 55-year-old Village of Richfield man suffered minor injuries after a turkey struck the windshield on a vehicle he was operating in the 3000 block of Hwy Q on Sunday at about 1:20 p.m.   The driver was injured by flying

Nobody injured following house fire in Village of Richfield

April 20, 2017 – Richfield, WI – On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at approximately 1:37 p.m., a concerned citizen notified the Washington County Sheriff’s Office of smoke coming from the roof vents of a home located at 4050 Woodview Drive in the Village of Richfield. Sheriff’s Office Deputies and

Man injured in weekend motorcycle accident near Holy Hill

  April 17, 2017 – Richfield, WI – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motorcycle accident Saturday, April 15 at 7:36 p.m. on STH 167 just east of Holy Hill Road. The operator, a 27-year-old Wauwatosa man, was eastbound on STH 167 when he lost control of

Registered sex offender to be released April 18 and live in Township of Jackson

Authority:       Sheriff Dale K. Schmidt April 13, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – Washington County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the following information pursuant to WI Statute 301.46(2m) which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offender’s release when, in the discretion of the agency, the release

19-year-old Village of Richfield man dies in Washington Co. Jail

April 10, 2017 – West Bend, WI – On Sunday, April 9, 2017, at approximately 12:52 p.m., an inmate in custody at the Washington County Jail died. The inmate, a 19-year-old Village of Richfield man, was arrested April 7 by a Washington County Deputy on one criminal charge. The

Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin (17-12295) Authority:  Sheriff Dale K. Schmidt  

April 3, 2017 – Washington Co., WI  – On April 3, 2017, the Washington County Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Enforcement Group (MJDEG) and the Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation (DOJ-DCI) served a search warrant at a Campbellsport, WI residence in support of a joint Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin

I-41 southbound to STH 60 to close at 7 p.m. tonight/Tuesday to remove vehicles

March 14, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – The Washington County Highway and Sheriff’s Office wants to advice motorists of upcoming road closures on Interstate 41 between STH 60 and STH 145 starting today, March 14 and ending March 15. These closures are to assist with removal of four

Washington Co. Sheriff takes Florida man into custody on credit card scheme

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March 8, 2017 – Town of Addison, WI – On Monday, March 6 the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 21-year-old male from Hialeah, Florida for misappropriation of ID to obtain money. The incident stemmed from an investigation during November of 2016 where a Town of Addison man had

Test results show .436 BAC for Town of Wayne man arrested on 4th offense OWI

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March 1, 2017 – Town of Wayne, WI – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office recently signed an amended criminal complaint originating from the arrest of a 39-year-old Town of Wayne man for a drunk driving arrest that occurred on Jan. 22, 2017.  The amended criminal complaint resulted after the

Town of Polk man arrested for his 6th OWI by Washington Co. Sheriffs

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Feb. 23, 2017 – West Bend, WI – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the West Bend Police Department, arrested a 49-year-old Town of Polk man Wednesday evening, Feb. 22 at 9:21 p.m. after he attempted to elude the deputy on a traffic stop. The deputy

West Bend man who said he was “running late” ticketed for going 121 miles per hour

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Feb. 13, 2017 – Jackson, WI – Speeding: A Washington County Sheriff’s deputy on routine patrol stopped a 19-year-old West Bend man Saturday morning for going 121 miles per hour on US 45 near STH 60.  The incident occurred at 5:37 a.m.  The driver indicated he was running late. 

Washington Co. Sheriff’s arrest 3 after finding drugs, guns and body armor in vehicle in Village of Germantown

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Jan. 31, 2017 – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office took three people into custody on a variety of weapon and drug charges as a result of a traffic stop on I41 this past Friday, Jan. 27 at 8:37 p.m.  The deputy initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle that

Washington Co. Sheriff’s help capture teens in stolen vehicle

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Jan. 26, 2017 – Germantown, WI – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office assisted Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office with a pursuit southbound on I41 at 3:07 a.m. Thursday morning. The Fond du Lac Sheriff’s Office requested Washington County attempt to locate a vehicle that fled from them in

Washington Co. Sheriff looking for driver of Ford truck involved in hit-and-run accident

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Jan. 24, 2017 – Town of Kewaskum, WI – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a hit-and-run accident that occurred in the 4200 block of Badger Road in the Town of Kewaskum on Monday evening at 10 p.m. The suspect vehicle was westbound on Badger Road when, according

Registered sex offender moving into Township of Jackson this week.

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Jan. 22, 2017 – Town of Jackson, WI – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the following information pursuant to WI Statute 301.46(2m) which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offender’s release when, in the discretion of the agency, the release of information

Municipal snow plow slides into ditch during early-morning cleanup in Town of Kewaskum

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Jan. 17, 2017 – Town of Kewaskum, WI –  The Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a municipal snow plow that overturned on an ice-covered Town of Kewaskum road today at 6:38 a.m. on Tuesday. The investigation revealed the operator was traveling down an incline on the ice-covered road

Washington Co. Sheriffs capture sneaky beagle in Town of Jackson

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Jan. 16, 2017 – Town of Jackson, WI – A Washington County Sheriff’s deputy was dispatched to the 2700 block of Sherman Road in the Town of Jackson on Sunday at 1:48 p.m. for a report of a small dog running around the complainant’s property. According to the complainant

Washington Co. Sheriff looks for help with credit card fraud case

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  Jan. 14, 2107 – Hartford, WI – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fraudulent use of a credit card complaint that occurred in the City of Hartford on Dec. 31, 2016 at 10:57 a.m. The victim, a Town of Erin resident, contacted us after his credit

Washington Co. Sheriff recovers more than $71,000 lost in “spoofing” scam; money lost after fraud email posing as County Administrator

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Jan. 5, 2017 – West Bend, WI – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office would like to provide an update to the June 23, 2016 wire fraud investigation involving county funds. The investigation centers around County Treasurer, Jane Merten, making two wire transfers of county funds in the amounts of

Sex offender will not be placed in Town of Erin

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  Jan. 4, 2017 – Town of Erin, WI -The following statement is from Washington County Sheriff Dale Schmidt regarding placement of convicted sex offender Terry Olson. For the past month the state Department of Health Services was set on placing “a serious child sex offender” in an area

83-year-old man recovering after being rescued by WB police officer from house fire on Silver Lake

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Dec. 29, 2016 – Town of West Bend, WI – On Wednesday, Dec. 28 at 11:04 p.m. the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a house fire at 5523 Silver Lake Road in the Town of West Bend. The fire was reported by one of the homeowners, who indicated
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