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Suburban Crime Roundup: Sex Predator Sting Snares Man Seeking Young Girl

The man goes against his better judgment when arranging to meet what he thought was a young girl but could have been police. It was police.

Here are some of Patch's top crime-related stories from the throughout the Milwaukee area in the last week. Click on a link to see the all the details.

Online sting captures Wauwatosa man: A 46-year-old man who went looking for a young girl online instead connected with a police officer posing as a 15-year-old. The sting resulted in an arrest and subsequent charges in Waukesha County Court.

Oxycodone pills snared in bust: A Greenfield man and Milwaukee man were arrested after a traffic stop uncovered more than 200 Oxycodone pills with a street value of more than $2,000.

Homemade explosive found in Caledonia: Officers responding to a fight found a home littered with empty beer and liquor containers, cased and uncased guns, and an improvised explosive device in a plastic jug.

School takes precautions against possible predator: Hamilton School District officials notified parents and are seeking increased police patrols near Woodside Elementary after learning that a 17-year-old charged with sexual assault against a 6-year-old girl lives nearby.

Not guilty plea entered in dog death: A Milwaukee man pleaded not guilty last week following a June accident in which police say he struck a woman and her service dog with his car, killing the dog.

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The above items are from reports from local police departments and criminal complaints. In all incidents where an arrest occurred, a charge is merely an accusation and not evidence of guilt. The arrested person is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

tracy rogers November 11, 2012 at 09:52 PM
Glad he got caught!

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