ONE MAN CRIME WAVE!
May 2nd City of Portage 1:16 AM
Police responded to a report of a man who was incapacitated and lying in a hallway on E. Howard Street. The 41-year-old man, Sean Pendergast, was reportedly intoxicated. Officers took Pendergast to the police department to spend the rest of the night in the lobby. However, in the morning police found that Pendergast allegedly had urinated over handmade baskets that were provided to him and on furniture. The blankets had to be disposed of and the furniture was sanitized. Pendergast was cited with criminal damage to property.
May 2nd City of Portage 12:49 PM
Police received a report of a man who was allegedly intoxicated and urinating in public. When police arrived, they found the man passed out inside a portable toilet. The man, Sean Pendergast, was charged with disorderly conduct.
May 7th City of Portage
Police investigated a report of the man on West Albert Street who allegedly claimed that he was robbed by two people. Responding officers found the story was false and arrested the man, 41-year-old Sean Pendergast, and charged him with obstructing an officer.
May 9th City of Portage
After keeping his nose clean for two days, police responded a report of a man on Conant Street who was allegedly intoxicated and bleeding from a cut on his nose. Police arrested the man, Sean Pendergast on a charge of bail jumping and with being intoxicated in violation of a court order.
(Prior to last week, Pendergast was no stranger to altercations with the law. Among his previous brushes with police, in November 2010, he was charged with felony battery of a police officer after allegedly kicking a policeman in the head while intoxicated. The assault allegedly occurred a mere six hours after Pendergast had been released from the Columbia County Jail where he had just served over a year. At the time of the arrest Pendergast had a blood alcohol level of .384.)
In other Small Town Crime Wave news....
May 7th City of Wisconsin Rapids
A woman called police to report her neighbor was raking yard waste into her yard and throwing pinecones at her house.
May 8th City of Appleton
A Walden Avenue woman called police to report someone had thrown eggs at her home several times in the past week. A beer bottle was also left on her porch with an egg balanced on it and a note left that read "move bitch before I kill you." A neighbor's surveillance video showed a 62-year-old man committing the acts. When confronted, man initially denied the crimes, then reportedly admitted his guilt to police. He also said he did not know the woman and made the threat against her life because "it just something to do."
May 1st City of Germantown
A resident called 911 to report that her neighbor’s motion-activated yard light shines into her bedroom, making it difficult for her to sleep. The woman was advised to close her drapes and was also warned about misuse of 911.
April 27th City of Oak Creek
A man received minor injuries after he drove his vehicle off the roadway and into a ravine. The man told police he was turning when his pizza slid off the seat and he reached for it, causing him to swerve off the roadway. The man injured his nose in the accident but refused medical attention.
May 2nd City of Waukesha
A woman called 911 to ask why police were at her door earlier. She began shouting and using profanities at the dispatcher indicating that she had been sleeping. When the dispatcher told her that calling 911 for a nonemergency was grounds for a citation she told the dispatcher to write her a citation and to “Stick it up my butt!”
May 9th City of Shawano
Police were dispatched to aide a 15-year-old who was babysitting two children who were apparently stuck in the bathroom.
May 7th City of Shawano
Police responded to a report of a vehicle illegally parked in an Amish buggy spot at the Wal-Mart.
May 4th City of Beaver Dam
Police responded to a report of middle school kids catching fish and throwing them back in the water. They were also heard to be making loud sexual remarks. Police made contact with the students and gave them a warning and their parents were notified.