Germantown Police Archive

Germantown Police Officer Robert Case retires after 21 years of service | by Chief Mike Snow

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  August 20, 2020 – Germantown, WI – It was one of those bittersweet moments this week. Monday, after 21 years of service to the Village of Germantown, Officer Robert Case retired from the Germantown Police Department. Officer Case began his career with the Department on March 15th, 1999.

Help requested for information involving residential burglary | By Germantown Police Department

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  August 19, 2020 – Germantown, WI – The Germantown Police Department is investigating a residential burglary in the area of Meadow Drive and Meadow Ct . Unknown subjects entered an unlocked patio door to a residence. They obtained personal property including two sets of car keys and stole

Germantown Police issue crime alert about counterfeit bills being passed | By Germantown Police

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February 17, 2020 – Germantown, WI – The Germantown Police Department has issued a crime alert in connection with reports regarding distribution of counterfeit $100 bills. There are photos below of a man passing a fake $100 bill at a local restaurant. Also a photo of a woman who

Second person involved in fatal accident on I41 has died from injuries

December 14, 2019 – Germantown, WI – A second person involved in a multiple vehicle accident on Sunday, Dec. 8 on I41 in Germantown has died from injuries suffered in that accident. Germantown Police Lt. Todd Grenier confirmed to that Theodore Walters, 20, of West Bend died December

Germantown Police arrest two following theft, vehicle pursuit and crash | By Chief Peter Hoell

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September 8, 2019 – Germantown, WI – On Sunday, September 8, 2019 at approximately 7:30 p.m., Germantown Police Communications received a report of a retail theft in progress at Walmart in Germantown on Appleton Avenue. Germantown Police Officers located the suspect vehicle. The suspect vehicle fled from GPD Officers

Phone number for Germantown PD spoofed | Germantown Police Department

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July 30, 2019 – Germantown, WI – Fraud Alert. The Germantown Police Department’s primary phone number has been spoofed. The department said it is not making calls asking for financial donations. Police advise, “Just hang up on them.” If neighbors ever question a call from police, hang up and

Traffic accident with multiple injuries on I41 southbound south of Holy Hill Road | By Germantown Police Chief Peter Hoell

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May 29, 2019 – Germantown, Wi – At approximately 4:48 p.m. multiple reports were received of a single vehicle crash on I41 southbound, south of Holy Hill Rd. The driver is a 16-year-old male from Kewaskum driving a 2003 Buick. There were four passengers, all 5 are brothers. Witnesses

One man in custody following incident in Germantown | By Chief Peter Hoell

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May 15, 2019 – Germantown, WI – Germantown Police have released details following an incident Wednesday morning involving a man with a gun.

Standoff in Germantown

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May 15, 2019 – Germantown, WI – UPDATE: As of 6:35 a.m. one man has been taken into custody in Germantown following an active-shooter situation that started early Wednesday morning at a home near Williams Drive. More details will be released as information becomes available. Classes at the Kennedy

Missing Illinois man found in Germantown | Chief Pete Hoell

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May 12, 2019 – Germantown, WI – A missing 86-year-old man from Morton Grove, Illinois was returned to his family after officers from Kenosha on their way back from Winnebago on I41 in Germantown, located the vehicle and missing person and stopped the vehicle. Germantown Police Officers took custody of

Germantown Police Department gets confidence vote, words of encouragement | By Chief Peter Hoell

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Jan. 28, 2019 – Germantown, WI – A little follow-up on my retirement post (succession plan) and Captain Snow’s appointment to Chief. First, I would like to thank all of you who took the time to post comments. I was very humbled by all your kind words. I thought I

Keller Inc. donates to area police departments | By Katie Mangin 

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  Oct. 10, 2018 – Germantown, WI – Keller Inc. carried out its 4th annual Police Dedication and presented about a dozen checks for $2,500 each to area police departments including Germantown PD. Other departments receiving checks included City of Appleton Police Department, Brown County Sheriff’s Department, Calumet County

Doberman named Porscha is missing from yard in Germantown | By Germantown Police

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Sept. 8, 2018 – Germantown, WI – Germantown Police are reporting a Doberman named Porscha is missing. The owners advise it would be highly unusual for her to leave the yard. If someone has her, they just want her returned, no questions asked. They just want her home. Porscha

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

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

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 Police on scene of bad motorcycle accident on I41 and Pilgrim Road

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August 10, 2017 – Germantown Police were on scene of a motorcycle accident that occurred Thursday morning around 11:10 a.m. in Menomonee Falls. Authorities said the driver suffered possible life threatening injuries. The DOT said the traffic incident blocked all lanes on southbound I41 at Pilgrim Road. The condition

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.