Sturgeon Bay Man Sentenced to 31 Years in Prison for Fatal Hit & Run

It was late last August when 45 year old Joshua J. Gann of Sturgeon Bay was operating a motor-vehicle while intoxicated and he caused a hit & run fatality on Sturgeon Bay’s Gordon Road, claiming the life of Marilyn Vandenbogart.In November he gave up his right to a jury trial and pled guilty to 8 counts, including homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle, resisting … Continue reading

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Arrests Made in Sturgeon Bay Stolen Vehicle Cases

The Sturgeon Bay Police Department has released an update on their efforts to solve numerous stolen vehicle cases in the city since February. It was in late April when the department announced six different stolen vehicle cases they were investigating, those thefts dated from February 7th through April 10th. Five of those 6 cases resulted in arrests. Since April, there have been 5 additional stolen … Continue reading

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Multiple Stolen Vehicles Tuesday Morning Near Sturgeon Bay

The Door County Sheriff’s Office and the Sturgeon Bay Police Department have been working together to investigate the theft of 3 vehicles which may have occurred late Monday night or early Tuesday morning. Door County Sheriff Chief Deputy Pat McCarty reports that there was one vehicle which was stolen from outside of Sturgeon Bay but was later abandoned within the city. Then there were also … Continue reading

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Algoma Woman Arrested After Death of Child

A twenty-three year old Algoma woman was arrested on February 15th on charges of neglecting a child resulting in death, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of methamphetamine. Cheyanne Wierichs was booked into the Kewaunee County Jail without incident.On February 9th, Algoma Police responded to the 400 block of 4th Street to the report of child who had drowned. The Algoma Police and Wisconsin Division … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Woman Faces Murder Charge After Stabbing

The Sturgeon Bay Police Department has recently announced that there was a homicide on Florida Street Tuesday morning. Shortly after 12:30AM, officers arrived to the 1800 block of Florida Street and noticed a woman in a front yard who said to the officers twice, “I stabbed her.” She said the injured woman was in the hallway to their upstairs apartment. The suspect, 52 year-old Susan … Continue reading

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Apparent Murder-Suicide in Kewaunee County

Authorities in Kewaunee County are investigating what has been described as a murder-suicide, discovered Friday, May 1st. The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department was asked to conduct a wellness check at a home in the Town of Ahnapee, after failing to make contact at the residence, deputies observed two bodies on the floor through the window of the home. Once inside the home, officers were able … Continue reading

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Attempted Robbery in Kewaunee County

The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an attempted robbery that took place at the L&L One Stop in the Town of Carlton. The Sheriff’s Department responded to the report at 8:30PM Tuesday. The caller reported that a tall, thin man, wearing a red Wisconsin Badgers sweatshirt, sunglasses, and a dark mask came into the store and demanded money from the clerk, who refused, and … Continue reading

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Email Scam Reported to Door County Sheriff’s Office

The Door County Sheriff’s Office was recently alerted to a fraud attempt related to the COVID-19 pandemic. A local business owner was contacted by the suspect, via email, impersonating a local government official. The fraudulent sender was requesting the business owner to share information concerning the processing of COVID-19 donations. This email was immediately recognized as potentially being a scam, as the suspect was attempting … Continue reading

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Algoma Man Charged With Possession of Child Pornography

A 61 year old Algoma man has been arrested on charges of possession of child pornography. The man’s apartment was searched Wednesday in reference to a tip from the Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce. David Lehnert, who lives in the Seagull Apartments on 6th Street in Algoma, is incarcerated at the Kewaunee County Jail pending further court orders. The Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force … Continue reading

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SBPD Investigating Suspicious Death

The death of a 32-year old Door County man, under investigation by the Sturgeon Bay Police Department, is being listed as suspicious in nature. The man was dead when he was found in a vehicle off the Ahnapee Trail by an officer on patrol on November 27th. A gun was recovered in the vehicle. An autopsy has been completed and the vehicle has been sent … Continue reading

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