Armed man arrested on New Year's Day

Jan. 08, 2014 10:21 a.m. | At about 5:14 p.m. on New Year's Day, the West Allis Police Department received a report of a disturbance at a residence in the 1100 block of 62nd St. that involved a man inside with a firearm.

Officers surrounded the residence and made contact with him. The SWAT team was there but man surrendered without incident by 9 p.m.

Joshua R. Jashinski, 33, West Allis, faces five charges filed by the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office — two for second-degree recklessly endangering safety and one for domestic abuse battery, domestic abuse disorderly conduct and possessing a firearm while intoxicated, West Allis police said.

Woman breaks tooth trying to enter what she thought was her car

Jan. 08, 2014 8:45 a.m. | A woman broke her tooth after trying to get into what she thought was her car, but turned out to be another person's vehicle Jan. 5.

According to the Greenfield police report:

A woman called 911 to report that a man pushed her down and knocked out her tooth when she tried getting into her vehicle and found someone else inside of it in the parking lot at Scott E's Pub, 3800 S. 108th St., about 11 p.m. Jan. 5.

The responding officer discovered the woman was highly intoxicated and was actually trying to get inside someone else's car, started arguing with them and then fell and broke her tooth. The woman's car was never parked in the lot.

No citations were issued and she was turned over to a sober family member.

Teen files for seat on Greenfield School Board on 18th birthday

Jan. 06, 2014 9:00 a.m. | On his 18th birthday Dec. 27, David Pettersen entered adulthood by fulfilling a public-service goal.

The Greenfield High School student filed candidacy papers to run for the Greenfield School Board.

"I have been eagerly awaiting my run for School Board for three or four years now," the young candidate said in an email interview.

"I'm running to make a difference in our community by focusing on the things that really matter — like being a strong advocate for the hard-working taxpayers, students, parents and teachers that make up our great community," Pettersen said.

His main goal would be improving Greenfield's performance on statewide academic tests.

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