Revoked Drivers Learn the Hard Way: Really, You Can't Drive
Numerous drivers who thought they'd still take the car out after revocation or suspension aren't so lucky this week.
This week's police blotter from the Muskego Police Department features a "trending offense" with drivers who decided to drive anyway, getting pulled over and reminded that revoked means you can't drive.
Police first reported arresting a Milwaukee man on Feb. 1, around 8:20 p.m. for operating after revocation, which was drunk driving related in the area of College Avenue. and Hillendale Drive.
Joining him on the evening of Feb. 2 was a 24-year-old Hales Corners man for his second operating after revocation, also a drunk driving related revocation, in the area of Racine Avenue and Janesville Road after a reckless driving complaint alerted officers to the man.
In the wee hours of that day, a car in the ditch in the area of Crowbar Road and Field Drive led to the arrest of a 27-year-old Milwaukee woman for her second drunk driving offense, as well as operating after suspension and operating without insurance.
A 39-year-old Muskego man was then arrested for driving his vehicle after revocation drunk driving in the S7700 block of Mystic Drive on Feb. 5, around 12:50 a.m. This was the same scenario for A 43-year-old Muskego woman on Feb. 6 at 2:41 a.m. in the area of Racine Avenue and Janesville Road.
Finally, on Feb. 13 around 5:30 a.m., a 29-year-old Waukesha man was arrested in the area of Saturn and Mercury Drive for operating after revocation and also violating ignition interlock requirements.
In addition, here's what made the blotter:
Thursday, Feb. 7 –
- A 19-year-old Mequon man was arrested for operating under the influence of drugs on Moorland Road and Princeton Drive.
- A resident in the W14800 block of Cornell Cir. reported the theft of prescription medications from her residence.
- A business in the W19100 block of Apollo Dr. reported the theft of equipment.
Friday, Feb. 8 – Muskego officers assisted a DNR warden with the arrest of a 33-year-old Oak Creek man for operating a snowmobile while intoxicated in the area of Muskego Dam Road and Kelsey Drive.
Saturday, Feb. 9 –
- A red 2000 Polaris snowmobile was stolen from outside Schmidt’s Refuge while the owner was inside the establishment.
- A subject reported that the windshield wiper on his vehicle was damaged while it was parked at Denoon Park.
Monday, Feb. 11 – A 21-year-old Muskego woman, who was stopped in the W14500 block of Cornell Circle for a traffic violation, was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon after a loaded handgun was found in her vehicle.
Wednesday, Feb. 13 – A men’s bike was found, abandoned in the lot at Pick N Save. If you have lost a men’s bike recently, contact the police department.
Thursday, Feb. 14 – A resident in the W13000 block of Somerset Drive reported his mailbox was damaged overnight.