An alcohol-fueled argument in Menomonee Falls almost turned deadly Tuesday in a home on Manhattan Drive.
At roughly 5 p.m. Tuesday, police received a call regarding a physical altercation between a 51-year-old intoxicated man and his 16-year-old stepson. According to the report, the man armed himself with a handgun and pointed it at his stepson during the fight.
The man was taken into custody for dangerous use of a weapon, and being intoxicated while armed. The man had a blood-alcohol content o 0.24. The man was later released and charges are being referred to the Waukesha County District Attorney’s office. Police seized two guns from the man’s home, as well.
Also in the reports:
- On Wednesday, police received a report of a missing person who left a home on the N9000 block of Water Street. A 66-year man said his live-in girlfriend left the residence on Tuesday and has no idea where she went. He told police she has mental issues, and said she was, “Going home to heaven.”
- A 82-year-old Menomonee Falls woman called police to report that she had been swindled out of $1,850 after she sent money to a man pretending to be her grandson. The man told her he was in need of the money because he was in a jail in Mexico. It's been called the "Grandparent Scam," and occurs around the nation. .
- At 10:17 p.m. Sept. 1, a 25-year-old Milwaukee man was pulled over for suspended registration. The officer could smell burnt marijuana, and discovered a small amount of marijuana on the man’s shirt. The man received a citation for a first offense OWI.