Jan. 24, 2017 – West Bend, WI – CHILD NEGLECT / THEFT OF PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION
City of West Bend
On January 23, 2017, at 7:08 a.m., a West Bend woman reported the theft of her 7-year-old child’s prescription medication. Through investigation West Bend Police determined the child’s father had been stealing his son’s prescription medication. The father had been giving his child Ibuprofen instead of his prescribed medication. Police arrested the 39-year-old father and charged him with Child Neglect and Theft of Prescription Medication.
HIT & RUN -1800 Block of South Indiana Avenue
On January 23, 2017, at 1:06 p.m. a West Bend man, 73, was stopped at a stop sign at Indiana Avenue and East Paradise Drive when his vehicle was struck in the rear by another vehicle. The driver of the striking vehicle then backed up, made a U-turn, and fled the scene of the collision. The suspect’s vehicle is described as a tan GM type vehicle with possible minor damage and maroon paint transfer to the passenger side front bumper and/or fender. The driver of the vehicle is a male, white or Hispanic, in his late teens to early twenties. There were no injuries as a result of the collision.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the West Bend Police Department at (262) 335-5000.
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