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 multi-family apartment building with propane gas. The citizen immediately called the West Bend Police Department.
West Bend Officers responded and identified the subject as a 54-year-old man. Officers secured the area and evacuated neighbors. The West Bend Police Department’s Special Response Team negotiated with the man for over an hour.