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John Zakowski

Sep 19, 2022

Man gets 30 years for Green Bay crash that killed 3 people

A Green Bay man who pleaded no contest to reckless homicide in a high-speed crash that killed three people was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday.

Sep 20, 2019

40 years in prison for drug debt homicide

A man convicted of killing a Green Bay area woman in 2016 because of her boyfriend's drug debt has been given a maximum sentence of 40 years in prison.

Mar 1, 2012

Lasee, Chiapete appointed to DA spots

Brown and Racine counties have two new district attorneys after Gov. Scott Walker made appointments on Thursday.

Dec 27, 2011

Mid-February trial date for Packers’ Erik Walden (UPDATE)

A mid-February trial date has been set for Green Bay Packers linebacker Erik Walden on a disorderly conduct-domestic abuse charge.

Dec 21, 2011

Walker appoints veteran DA to Brown County bench

Gov. Scott Walker on Wednesday appointed veteran Brown County District Attorney John Zakowski to the county’s circuit court bench.

Dec 7, 2011

Packers’ Walden charged with disorderly conduct (UPDATE)

Green Bay Packers linebacker Erik Walden has been charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct-domestic abuse following a fight with his girlfriend.

Nov 28, 2011

Packers LB Walden released from jail (UPDATE)

By CARRIE ANTLFINGER Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — Green Bay Packers linebacker Erik Walden was released from jail Monday after spending the weekend behind bars following his arrest on suspicion of domestic violence. Walden was arrested Friday in Brown County on suspicion of assaulting his girlfriend at their apartment near Green Bay. County District Attorney […]

Oct 29, 2011

Marchers: Flawed prosecution led to ’92 slaying convictions

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Supporters of six men who were convicted in a grisly 1992 Green Bay killing are continuing their efforts to get the convictions overturned, arguing that the men were victims of flawed investigation and prosecution. About 60 people marched Friday around the Brown County courthouse, chanting that they wanted “truth and […]

May 11, 2011

DA: De Pere police justified in shooting man

DE PERE, Wis. (AP) — An investigation has cleared De Pere police officers who shot and killed a man who threatened them with a gun. Brown County District Attorney John Zakowski said the officers repeatedly ordered Daniel LeCleir to drop his gun before fatally shooting him outside his town house on March 1. Officers had […]


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