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Tag Archives: Michael Nieskes

Judge to face disorderly conduct charges

Embattled Waukesha County Circuit Court Judge Linda Van De Water will stand trial this fall for disorderly conduct charges. On Monday, Racine County Circuit Court Judge Gerald Ptacek set a trial date of Oct. 27 after denying a motion for recusal filed by the defense against District Attorney Michael Nieskes. According to court officials, Van De Water did not appear ...

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Charge dropped after police officer resigns

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — A Caledonia police officer accused of pointing his handgun at another officer has resigned and the charge has been dropped. Officer Curtis Schollmeier had been charged with a misdemeanor for allegedly pointing his department-issued gun at the back of another officer in 2008. The incident happened after several officers had teased Schollmeier about maintenance work he ...

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