Road Construction & Closures

UPDATED SCHEDULE FOR ASPHALT MAINTENANCE ROAD CLOSURES
SUNDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30 – SEPTEMBER 2, 2015

The City of Sheboygan has hired H.G. Meigs to perform asphalt maintenance as follows:

Sunday, August 30
Union Avenue from South Business Drive to Sauk Trail Road

Monday and Tuesday, August 31 and September 1
S. 15th Street from New Jersey Avenue to Pennsylvania Avenue

Monday through Wednesday, August 31 through September 2
N. 8th Street from Geele Avenue to Superior Avenue
Traffic will not be allowed on these roads at certain times. Vehicular traffic should plan on using alternate routes.
If you have any questions on this maintenance, please contact the Engineering Department at 920-459-3394.
Press Release – Road Closures – Sunday thru Wednesday

School Opens 9/1-Be Cautious!

The Sheboygan Police Department is asking the public to be cognizant of the upcoming start of the school season which typically begins Tuesday, September 1st, 2015. As families prepare their routines for ensuring their children make it to school safely and on time, please plan accordingly and all motorists must drive cautiously. Police ask the public to consider the following:

-Speak to your children about traffic/school safety and being cautious prior to the start of the school season
-Leave early in order that you have extra time to arrive at your destination
-Obey the speed limits, especially in school zones
-Stop for school buses displaying lights and “Stop Signs”
-Be aware of your surroundings as you travel by vehicle, students are being dropped off or walking to school
-Be aware of school crossing guards and obey their instructions
-Understand your schools vehicle drop off procedures
-Avoid parking in restricted areas surrounding schools

“Everyone being ready, aware and cautious during the start of the school season will avoid unnecessary contact with law enforcement and ensure the safety of our communities students” Capt. James Veeser

Sex Offender Bulletin

7/30/15:  11:27 AM

The Sheboygan Police Department is releasing the following information pursuant to Wisconsin State Statute 301.46(2m) which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offender’s release when, in the discretion of the agency, the release of information will enhance public safety, awareness and protection. The individual who appears on this notification has been convicted of a sex offense. Further, his criminal history places him in a classification level which reflects the potential to re-offend.

This sex offender has served the sentence imposed on him by the courts. He is NOT wanted by the police at this time. This notification is not intended to increase fear, rather, it is our belief that an informed public is a safer public.

Mitchell D. Pask will be paroled when he reaches his maximum release date the week of August 4, 2015, after serving his sentence for: Child Enticement – Sexual Contact.

Mitchell D. Pask will be residing at 930A Michigan Ave and will be under 24 hour electronic monitoring.

Click here for full details regarding this bulletin.

SPD Request Assistance in Identifying Theft Suspect

On 7/13/15, Sheboygan Police responded to a report of theft at Shopko, 518 South Taylor Drive in Sheboygan. At approximately 10:05AM, A male subject entered the Shopko pharmacy and requested various prescription medications. The subject then removed the medications from the store without showing a prescription from a doctor or paying. The suspect did not make any threats or display a weapon. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 6′-6’2,” 180 pounds with salt and pepper colored hair, and 40-50 years of age. The suspect was wearing dark wrap-around sunglasses, a paper surgical mask, black hat and a dark, zip-up jacket.

Anyone with information about this incident to call Sheboygan Police at 920-459-3333.

 

 

Suspects in Custody for Gun Incident

Sunday June 14th, 2015 :: 09:13 p.m. CDT

Officers responded to a complaint of a person displaying a gun from their vehicle. The suspect vehicle was located and a high risk traffic stop conducted in the area of 1300 Erie Ave. Subjects were taken into custody without incident and there is no threat to the community.

Auto Entries on North Side

Tuesday June 9th, 2015 :: 07:24 a.m. CDT

On 6-9-15, during the overnight hours, numerous vehicle entries were made on the north side, in the Kuehne Park Neighborhood. A 15 year-old juvenile male was taken into custody for theft from autos. Numerous property items were recovered. If anyone is missing property from their vehicle, please call the Sheboygan Police Department at 920-459-3333.

Strong Armed Robbery

Monday June 8th, 2015 :: 10:46 p.m. CDT

 The Sheboygan Police Department is looking for a strong armed robbery suspect.The suspect is described as a male black, 6′ to 6’02”, skinny,  darker complexion with a gaunt face and a mole or birthmark below his left eye, with patchy facial hair. The suspect was wearing a dark colored baseball cap with unknown sports emblem on it, dark blue jeans and a black sweatshirt with an unknown logo on it.

The suspect was picked up in the area of N. 9th Street and Erie Ave. by taxi between 7:15 pm and 7:40 pm and was taken to Sommers Trailer Court in the 4500 block of S. 12th Street and arrived there at approximately 7:56 pm.

Suspect fled on foot in a south westerly direction. Suspect is not believed to be armed.

If anyone would have any information regarding this incident contact the Sheboygan Police Department at 920-459-3333.

2015 High School Graduation

On Sunday, June 7, 2015, The Sheboygan Area School District will be holding their annual High School Graduation Ceremony in Vollrath Park. N. 3 Street from the intersection of Park Avenue north to the intersection of Vollrath Blvd. will be closed down to traffic from approximately 11:00 AM until approximately 5:00 PM. Vollrath Blvd. on the north side of the park will be reserved for Handicapped parking only.

Alcoholic Beverages will not be permitted in the park during the commencement exercises from 12:00 PM until 6:00 PM. Pets are also prohibited in the park in accordance with City Ordinances.

The Sheboygan Police Department in partnership with the community wishes everyone to have a safe, happy and responsible graduation ceremony and celebration.

Bike Rodeo

The Sheboygan Police Department is teaming with area businesses to offer two Bicycle Rodeo’s for youth. The bicycle rodeos are designed to teach bicycle safety, bicycle handling skills and safe operation of bicycles on streets and sidewalks. The program is available for children ages 6 to 14. The first bicycle rodeo will be held on Saturday, June 6th, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Sheboygan Evangelical Free Church, 1710 North 15th Street (South Calumet Neighborhood). The second bicycle rodeo will be held on Saturday, June 13th, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at St. Peter Claver Church, 1439 South 12th Street (Franklin Park Neighborhood). Registration has been made available at area schools though same day registration can be completed on-site.

Youth must be accompanied by an adult who must remain on site during the event. The youth are encouraged to bring a bicycle helmet though if no helmet available, one will be provided on site while supplies last. Bicycles will be inspected in order to ensure safely prepared to “hit the road”.

Suicide Investigation

05/30/15 at 3:21 pm Sheboygan Police were called to Vollrath Park, 2001 N 3rd St, to investigate a suicide. The park was closed for a period of time, but has now been reopened. Out of respect for the family, no further information will be released regarding this incident.