West Bend Police Archive
March 23, 2020 – West Bend, WI – On Monday, March 23, 2020 at approximately 5:25 p.m. a citizen viewed a video on social media posted by a neighbor in the 1600 block of Vogt Drive. In the video, the neighbor threatened to harm himself and blow up their
March 22, 2020 – West Bend, WI – On Wednesday evening, March 18 around 9:30 p.m. the West Bend Police Department was investigating a domestic incident. The initial report was the suspect brandished a knife and then fled the residence on foot when the victim called 911. First responding
March 19, 2020 – West Bend, WI – On Wednesday evening, March 18 around 9:30 p.m. the West Bend Police Department was investigating a domestic incident. The initial report was the suspect brandished a knife and then fled the residence on foot when the victim called 911. First responding
March 4, 2020 – West Bend, WI – The West Bend Common Council recognized 15 people in the community this week with Citizen Awards from the West Bend Police Department. “The citizens assisted in clearing crimes, preventing crimes, and helping their fellow citizens in need,” according to the West
December 13, 2019 – West Bend, WI – On Friday, December 13, 2019 Lieutenant Robert (Rob) Lloyd retired from the Police Department after serving over 29 years. Lloyd was hired in July 1990 as a patrol officer and was promoted to detective in December 2006. In January 2013, Lloyd
December 2, 2019 – West Bend, WI – A message from the West Bend School District and West Bend Police Department: We are aware of the shooting at Waukesha South High School this morning. According to news reports, gunshots were exchanged between a student and school resource officer
December 1, 2019 – West Bend, WI – West Bend Police Chief Ken Meuler sent a note to parents and students in the West Bend School District regarding a reported threat on social media. Below is his message. “On November 7, 2019, a 19-year-old female reported to the West
November 8, 2019 – West Bend, WI – West Bend Police were called to Badger Middle School in West Bend on Thursday. Parents received a note about a school lockdown. It said the lockdown lasted “no more than 40 minutes.” Superintendent Don Kirkegaard said the incident involved a student.
October 21, 2019 – West Bend, WI – Two new West Bend Police Officers took the Oath of Office during Monday night’s Common Council meeting. The Oath of Office was administered to Police Officer Nathan L. Gosha and Police Officer Trevor J. Gatz.
October 1, 2019 – West Bend, WI – Five OWI arrests by West Bend Police between September 23, 2019 and September 29, 2019. OWI/HIT AND RUN/OPEN INTOXICANTS IN VEHICLE West Paradise Drive at US Hwy 45 On Monday September 23, 2019, at 5:07 PM, several citizens reported a driver
August 22, 2019 – West Bend, WI – On Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 3:53 p.m. West Bend Police responded to a call for assistance at S. River Road and Rusco Drive. When officers arrived on the scene, a 25-year-old male was threatening suicide. He was armed with
August 22, 2019 – West Bend, WI – One person has been taken into custody by West Bend Police following a high-profile stop Thursday afternoon on Rusco Drive, just west of River Road. About five West Bend Police squads cordoned off an area just to the east of the
August 22, 2019 – West Bend, WI – West Bend Police have closed down a portion of River Road near Rusco Drive. An incident is underway just after 4 p.m. on Thursday, August. 22. Witnesses say police have their guns drawn. This is a story in progress and
June 18, 2019 – West Bend, WI – On Saturday June 15, 2019 at 6:20 a.m. a citizen called West Bend Police to a business 100 block W. Progress Drive for an employee that had injured himself with his own firearm. Investigating officers learned that a 63 year old
April 29, 2019 – West Bend, WI – West Bend Police will release more details later today regarding an incident Sunday afternoon at Eighth Avenue and Elm Street. Police said one man was taken into custody after making threats. He was taken in and referred for mental health treatment.
April 28, 2019 – West Bend, WI – West Bend Police took one person into custody on Sunday afternoon around 5 p.m. in the area of Eighth Avenue and Elm Street. Neighbors said they were told to stay inside their homes as police and members of the SWAT team
April 19, 2019 – West Bend, WI – On Saturday, April 20, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., the West Bend Police Department will be selling approximately 70 abandoned bicycles. The bike sale will occur at the West Bend Police Department at 350 Vine Street. Interested buyers
March 26, 2019 – West Bend, WI – On Saturday, April 20, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., the West Bend Police Department will be selling approximately 70 abandoned bicycles. The bike sale will occur at the West Bend Police Department at 350 Vine Street. Interested buyers
Feb. 14, 2019 – West Bend, WI – A note of thanks to West Bend Police for keeping the community safe. There was a brief standoff today at a duplex located at 108 S. Seventh Avenue. The incident began around 11:30 a.m. and ended with one person taken into
Photo courtesy Rex Rubenzer Jan. 7, 2019 – West Bend, WI – West Bend police on scene of a bank robbery. It occurred around 1:20 p.m. Monday afternoon, Jan. 7, 2019 at Chase Bank, 801 W. Washington Street. West Bend Police said the incident is still under investigation. No
Dec. 22, 2018 – West Bend, WI – The eastbound lane of Paradise Drive was shut down from Walmart to Menards in West Bend on Friday night following a single-vehicle accident that occurred around 9:20 p.m. According to West Bend Police Lt. Tracy Heterbrueg the vehicle was northbound
Nov. 23, 2018 – West Bend, WI – West Bend Police questioned a 7-year-old student at McLane Elementary School regarding his use of CBD oil.
Nov. 20, 2018 – West Bend, WI – On Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018 at 11:27 p.m., an employee of Applebee’s, 2510 W. Washington Street, reported two males were in the bar and purchased drinks with two counterfeit bills. When staff from Applebee’s confronted the men about the fake money,
Nov. 13, 2018 – West Bend, WI – OWI 4th OFFENSE/HIT AND RUN/RESISTING ARREST W. Decorah Rd. at S. Silverbrook Dr. On Monday November 12th, 2018, at 6:25 PM, a citizen reported a driver of a vehicle was eastbound on W. Decorah Rd, was speeding and failed to stop
Oct. 19, 2018 – West Bend, WI – The West Bend Fire Department was called to the scene of a single-vehicle accident Friday afternoon Oct. 19 at the intersection of Butternut Street and S. Main Street. According to West Bend Fire Lt./Paramedic Don Peil the accident happened just
Oct. 18, 2018 – West Bend, WI – West Bend Police Chief Ken Meuler penned a note to go along with his monthly crime report regarding the growing need for a mental health facility in Washington County. His article is posted below. October 10 was World Mental
Sept. 26, 2018 – West Bend, WI – On Sept. 25, 2018, at 6 p.m., the West Bend Police Department was notified by West Bend School District officials of a social media post in which a subject posted that his daughter carried a “Glock 45” handgun to school each
Sept. 24, 2018 – West Bend, WI – West Bend Police Chief Ken Meuler is confirming one child was arrested in the West Bend School District in connection with an issue involving pornography. During a telephone interview last week Meuler commented on record. “We have one complaint that was
Sept. 22, 2018 – West Bend, WI – Initial reports came in this morning about police activity by Silverbrook and Highway 33. Checking with West Bend Police it appears there were two separate incidents early Saturday morning. Police said a tree branch fell in the area of Silverbrook
Sept. 6, 2018 – Barton, WI – On Tuesday, Sept. 4 2018 at 11 p.m. a woman reported her 32-year-old ex-husband and her 33-year-old present boyfriend were involved in an argument. The woman told the police dispatcher that during the argument her ex-husband stabbed her boyfriend several times. Responding