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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Another Walkay Inmate from Door County Jail

**UPDATE** Harris was apprehended Thursday in Green Bay & is back in custody. For the second time during the month of November, a Door County Jail inmate, operating under work release privileges, has has failed to return to the county lockup. The Door County Sheriff’s Office says there’s no reason to believe that the public is in any danger. At about 9AM Wednesday, Dennis Harris, … Continue reading

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“Walk Away” Inmate Returns to Door County Jail

An inmate, working under huber privileges, who walked away from the Door County Jail on November 4th is incarcerated again. Thirty one year old Chad Skarvan turned himself in at the Door County Jail at about one o’clock Monday. He had been doing time on a criminal trespass charge when he left under work release privileges and failed to return. Door County Chief Deputy Pat … Continue reading

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Authorities Searching for “Walk-Away” Inmate of DC Jail

The Door County Sheriff’s Office is looking for an inmate of the Door County Jail who walked away from custody. Thirty one year old Chad Skarvan, serving a sentence for criminal trespass to a dwelling, left the jail at 1203 South Duluth Avenue in Sturgeon Bay at about 7AM Monday under work release privileges. When he did not return to the jail, the sheriff’s office … Continue reading

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Man Accused of Sex Crimes Not Competent to Stand Trial

A 28-year old Door County man will not stand trial on two sex-related charges, at least not for the time being. Judge David Weber ruled that Duryea Johnson of Sturgeon Bay was not competent to stand trial and instead ordered him to be evaluated at a state mental health facility. The judge based his decision on a report compiled by a doctor who concluded that … Continue reading

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