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City collects medicine, narcotics

October 16, 2014

Oct. 15, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik By Ryan Marshick   A drug drop box was placed outside of the Whitewater Municipal building two years ago. After two years of collecting unwanted pharmaceuticals and narcotics, the program is still successful, said Captain of the Whitewater Police...

UW-W student arrested on multiple drug charges

November 16, 2011

UW-Whitewater junior Michael S. Sommerfeldt, 21, was arrested on Nov. 7 on multiple felony drug-related charges, according to a Whitewater Police Department press release. According to the release, Whitewater Police seized cash and drugs worth an estimated $13,000. The arrest was made at 76...

‘Blue house’ tenants each fined at least $6,500

November 9, 2011

The “Blue House,” a popular drinking destination during homecoming weekend located at 531 W. Main St., was busted Oct. 30. The bust occurred barely one week after 90 underage consumption citations were handed out at another large-scale party bust. Nine students, all tenants at the house, ...

Alcohol abatement project leads to large-scale party busts

November 2, 2011

It’s no coincidence that the party bust on Oct. 20 at 404 W. Center St. was broken up the same week as last year’s large-scale party on Highland Street - the week before homecoming. The Whitewater Police Department created an alcohol abatement project to deter binge drinking and underage consumption of alcohol by following the crowds of students. S...

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