MILWAUKEE – A 28-year-old Milwaukee man is in custody for allegedly breaking down a front door at the Milwaukee County Jail early Thursday, July 21.
Officials from the Milwaukee County Sheriff‘s Office and the Milwaukee Police Department have shared information about this incident. They say that shortly before 1:30 a.m. Thursday, the man approached the front door of the Milwaukee County Jail and “ringed” the intercom. When asked what he had to do in the establishment, the individual replied that there was nothing to do there, but asked to be allowed to enter. trash can, and threw it in the front door, shattering the glass. The individual fled on foot.
The Milwaukee man was identified by CCTV – and located near 28 and Wisconsin a short time later. He was taken into custody – and convicted on one misdemeanor count of criminal damage to property and four misdemeanor counts of bail jumping.
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Vandalized entrance gate to Milwaukee County Jail
Officials valued the damaged front window at $1,600.