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Kohler Police Department call summary for the week ending 4-27-2019

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Officer Gross stopped a vehicle for a suspended registration. A drug detecting K9 was requested from the Sheboygan Falls PD. The K9 alerted positively for drugs after walking around the outside of the car. Ultimately, marijuana was found in the backpack of a 14 year-old passenger in the car. The 14 year-old was cited. Officer Schoch assisted.

Officer Gross and Officer Schoch responded to the Kohler Waters Spa regarding two intoxicated females refusing to leave. Security personnel stated the women hotel guests were causing a disturbance and when requested to return to their room, refused to do so. The officers mediated the problem, with the females ultimately cooperating.

Officer Schoch responded to Treehouse Parkway regarding a suspicious male in the yards. Assisted by a SCSD deputy, Officer Schoch later located the male, who appeared to have some cognitive issues, and stated that he had gotten lost while walking on the Old Plank Road rec trail. The male was verbally warned for trespassing on private property.

Officer Gross assisted Mequon PD in locating a resident to advise him that Mequon PD was in possession of his wallet that had been found and turned in.

Officer Gross assisted a SCSD deputy at a home in the Town of Sheboygan regarding a family disturbance where one party was armed with a knife. The situation was brought under control and the investigation completed by the deputy.

Officer Reinemann documented a resident’s concerns over harassment from a contractor that was hired previously by the resident. The matter was civil in nature.

Officer Schmitz assisted a SCSD deputy who requested assistance with a pursuit northbound on I-43 at Hwy V at speeds of 115 mph. There were no other deputies in the area. As the chase went through Kohler on I-43, Officer Schmitz joined as the second unit and took over radio communications per protocol. Officer Schmitz continued to assist until the suspect crashed and was ultimately taken into custody. Though the suspect blew out a tire during the chase, he continued on the rim only at speeds of up to 70 mph. The Sheriff’s Department is requesting charges of  Fleeing an Officer, Hit and Run Attended Vehicle, OWI, Resisting Arrest and Possession of THC. Officer Schmitz provided the photo below of the suspect vehicle. See more on this story here.

Photo courtesy of Kohler Police Department

Drug Take Back – April 27th was a statewide drug take back day. The KPD collects unwanted pharmaceutical drugs every day via a permanent drug collection box in the PD lobby. Chief Darin and Administrative Assistant Jodie Kuklinski empty the box each month. The drugs are removed from their containers, weighed and inventoried for safe keeping. On a quarterly basis, the collected drugs are turned over to the State Department of Justice. Over 30 pounds of drugs were turned over on the 27th.

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