4 Deputies Sworn In Wednesday

Sheriff Tammy Sternard recently welcomed 4 new deputies to the Door County Sheriff’s Office. The 4 deputies were sworn in Wednesday, bringing their services to our area from all different parts of Wisconsin. Two of them are now working the jail. Bobbi Gilson is now the Jail Seargeant following Cary Jeanquart’s retirement and Jeremy Karnitz is filling an open part-time jail position. Deputy Elizabeth Williams … Continue reading

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Deceased Cave Point Swimmer Identified

We recently reported on the 35 year-old swimmer at Cave Point County Park who collapsed into the water Saturday and was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office has completed an autopsy, but the results will not be known for 6 weeks or more. At this time, foul play is not suspected, and the preliminary investigation indicates … Continue reading

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Death at Cave Point County Park Under Investigation

Saturday afternoon, shortly after 2:30, the Door County Sheriff’s Office was called for an incident at Cave Point County Park. It was reported that a 35 year-old male was swimming in Lake Michigan and while climbing out of the water he collapsed and fell back into the lake. Numerous bystanders then helped pull him from the water and attempted to revive the man. Emergency response … Continue reading

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Local Law Enforcement Honors the Late Deputy Fuerst

Many members of local law enforcement and emergency personnel gathered in sturgeon bay Wednesday to pay their final respects and honor Door County Sheriff Deputy Timothy Fuerst who passed away unexpectedly this last Saturday from a sudden illness. Chief Deputy Pat McCarty reports that as a department, the Sheriff’s Office left the Justice Center and proceeded to the funeral home along with some outside agencies, … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Man Tazed Outside of Gas Station

There was quite a commotion outside of the Sturgeon Bay Shell Station Taco Bell Friday evening. At around 6:45 pm, an emergency call was made concerning a domestic abuse situation at a residence just west of Sturgeon Bay on Highway 42/57. The suspect, a 40 year-old Sturgeon Bay man, left the scene prior to a sheriff’s deputy arrival on the scene. He was soon located … Continue reading

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Mark Schwartz retires from DC Sheriff’s Office

For Mark Schwartz, this last Monday was his final day with the Door County Sheriff’s Office before retiring. Mark began his career with the Sheriff’s Office in March of 1992 when he was hired by Sheriff Charles Brann as a jail dispatcher. He soon moved on to patrol, where he served as a field training officer, mentoring and sharing his knowledge with new deputies. Schwartz … Continue reading

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