Tuesday, February 7, 2023

37-year-old Milwaukee Police Officer Peter Jerving Killed By 19-year-old Armed Robbery Suspect In The Southside Of Milwaukee

19-year-old Black male suspect fired his weapon during struggle with Milwaukee Police Officer Jerving striking him critically in the Southside of Milwaukee.

By H. Nelson Goodson 
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.

February 7, 2023

Milwaukee, Wisconsin - On Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at around 1:16 a.m. Milwaukee police officers from District 4 responded to the 2700 block of S. 14 Street location where a 19-year-old Black male armed robbery suspect wanted earlier for a robbery at the 3600 block of W. Good Hope Rd. was located. When officers arrived in the Southside of Milwaukee, the armed suspect fled on foot and when an officer caught up with the suspect, they began to struggle. The suspect fired his weapon striking the officer and the officer fired back.

Milwaukee Police Officer Peter Jerving, 37, was critically injured and was conveyed to Froedtert Hospital where he died at 1:52 a.m.. Officer Jerving had 4 years of service with the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD). He was hired by MPD in 2018.

The 19-year-old suspect, Terrell Thompson died at 1:51 a.m. from a gunshot wound at the scene. Police haven't determined, if the suspect died from a self-inflicted wound or from police gunfire.


Monday, February 6, 2023

Laredo City Council Passed 5-3 A Non-binding Resolution Of No Confidence Against Councilwoman Daisy Campos-Rodriguez Over Voter Fraud Results

The non-binding resolution requests Laredo Councilwoman Campos-Rodriguez to go on administrative leave or step down after a Webb County judge ruled that she lost by 11 votes to her challenger due to voter fraud.

By H. Nelson Goodson 
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.

February 6, 2023

Laredo, Texas - On Monday, the Laredo City Council voted 5-3 to pass a non-binding resolution introduced by Councilwoman Alyssa Cigarroa from District 8th requesting for Councilwoman Daisy Campos-Rodriguez from District 2 to take an administrative leave or step down until the appeals process exhaust after she was sued on allegations of voter fraud. 

Voting against the resolution were City Council members,  Alberto Torres Jr. from District 4, Ruben Gutierrez Jr. from District 5 and Vanessa Perez from District 7. Those in favor of the resolution were Alyssa Cigarroa from District 8, Gilberto Gonzalez from District 1, Melissa Cigarroa from 3, Dr. Tyler King from District 6 and City of Laredo Mayor Dr. Victor Treviño.

City Council Candidate Ricardo Rangel filed a lawsuit claiming that multiple people who voted for Campos-Rodriguez had committed voter fraud. Campos-Rodriguez had originally won by 6 votes in November, but on February 1, 2023, Webb County Judge Susan Reed found that 11 people who know Campos-Rodriguez voted illegally by claiming addresses in District 2 that they admitted in court weren't their actual addresses. 4 Laredo Police officers, 1 U.S. Border Patrol agent, 2 real estate agents and City employees, according to the lawsuit.

Rangel was declared the winner of the City Council seat in District 2 by Judge Reed in the lawsuit.

Named in Rangel's lawsuit that allegedly committed voter fraud are the following Laredo Police Officers.

1. Juan Guadalupe Villa

2. Sgt. Vicente Rodriguez 

3. Raul Rios

4. Bryan Vicharelli

The four officers were placed on administrative re-assignment with pay pending an internal investigation of possible department policy violations due to a civil litigation judgement rendered on Feb 1, 2023, according to Laredo Police Chief Claudio Treviño Jr..

According to Rangel's lawsuit against Campos-Rodriguez filed on November 29, 2022 in Webb County, Rangel alleged that 18 individuals related to Campos-Rodriguez used an address claiming that they all resided at 3003 Pecos Plaza, which they do not, according to Rangel's lawsuit. Apparently, the address and property is owned by Campos-Rodriguez's uncle, Jorge Arturo Campos.

9 Suspects Charged With Sexual Assault Of A Child, 1 Man Convicted For Using Computer To Commit Child Sex Crime And 1 Suspect Charged With Possession Of Child Pornography In Milwaukee County

At least another 9 suspects have been charged in Milwaukee County with sexaul assault of a child, 1 man was convicted for using a computer to commit a child sex crime and 1 additional man charged with possession of child pornography.

By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.

February 6, 2023

Milwaukee, Wisconsin - At least 8 men and 1 woman have been charged with sexual assault of a child, 1 man convicted for using a computer to commit a child sex crime and 1 additional man for possession of child pornography in Milwaukee County, according to court records.

The suspects charged are:

• Virgil J. Aquino-Perez, 32, was charged on 1/20/2023 with one felony count for 1st-degree child sexual assault including sexual contact/intercourse with a person under age 13. Cash bail for Aquino-Perez was set at $75,000.

• Oscar Artiga, 23, was charged on 2/2/2022 with one felony count for use of a computer to facilitate a child sex crime. Artiga pled guilty and was sentenced on 1/27/2023 to 8 years in prison with 5 years incarceration and 3 years supervision.

• Gabriel Alvarado, 28, was charged on 1/13/2023 with two felony counts for repeated sexual assault of the same child (at least 3 times) and 1st-degree sexual assault of a child including sexual contact/intercourse of a person under age 13. Cash bail for Alvarado was set at $50,000.

• Christopher Gonzalez, 28, was charged on 10/11/2022 with one felony count for 1st-degree sexual assault of a child including sexual contact/intercourse of a person under age 13. Cash bail for Gonzalez was set at $15,000.

• Modesto Guzman-Trujillo, 43, was charged on 6/17/2022 with 1st-degree sexual assault of a child including sexual intercourse with a person under the age of 12. Cash bail for Guzman-Trujillo was set at $25,000.

• Victor de Dios Jose, 20, was charged on 3/28/2022 with one felony count for 2nd-degree sexual assault of a child. Cash bail for Jose was set at $3,500.

• Moises E. Marrero Garcia, 30, was charged on 10/18/2022 with five felony counts for possession of child pornography. Cash bail for Garcia was set at $10,000.

• Francis Mejia-Perez, 35, was charged on 12/18/2022 with two felony counts for 2nd-degree sexual assault of a child under age 16 and one felony count for repeated sexual assault of the same child (at least 3 times). Cash bail for Mejia-Perez was set at $20,000.

• Hector Pacheco-Quintana, 34, was charged on 1/15/2023 with three felony counts for child enticement sexual contact, expose child to harmful material and 1st or 2nd-degree sexual assault of a child including repeated sexual assault of the same child (at least 3 times). Cash bail for Pacheco-Quintana was set at $35,000.

• Manuel Perez-Avila, 57, was charged on 9/14/2022 with one felony count for 1st-degree sexual assault of a child including intercourse with a person under age 12 and 6 felony counts for 1st-degree sexual assault of a child including sexual intercourse with person under age 13. 

• Chelsea Tamagos, 27, was charged on 2/3/2023 with two felony counts for sexual assault of a child. Cash bail for Tamagos was set at $7,500.


Wednesday, February 1, 2023

62-year-old Robert Allen Walczykowski Sr. Pleads Guilty To Disorderly Conduct For Deferred Agreement In The Trevon Burks, 24, Choking Hold Case

Walczykowski must complete deferred agreement for a no conviction.

By H. Nelson Goodson 
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.

February 1, 2023

Milwaukee, Wisconsin - On Tuesday, Robert Allen Walczykowski Sr., 62, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct for a deferred agreement that would eventually find him not guilty, if he completes all the stipulations required in the plea agreement.

Walczykowski was facing 90 days in prison and up to $1,000 in fines.

Walczykowski was taken into custody and charged criminally for grabbing a young special needs Black man by the throat and kept him from leaving while calling 911 for an alleged accusation of stealing a bicycle along or knowing another individual that took a bicycle two days earlier.

Walczykowski Sr. on October 10, 2022 in front of his home 2143 S. 25th Street in Milwaukee assaulted Trevon Burks, 24, in the middle of the street and held him against his will while grabbing Burks by the neck with his left hand until DeAngelo Wright, a good samaritan arrived at the scene and began to record the incident and forced Walczykowski to release Burks neck. Wright's live Facebook video went viral. 

35-year-old John Nelson Poulos From Wisconsin Charged With The Homicide Of Guaraha Dance Genre DJ Valentina Trespalacios, 21, In Bogotá, Colombia

Poulos was arrested in Panama after killing his 21-year-old girlfriend in Bogotá.

By H. Nelson Goodson 
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.

February 1, 2023

Bogotá, Colombia - On Tuesday, John Nelson Poulos, 35, of Windlake, Wisconsin was charged in Colombia with the homicide and tempering with evidence of his 21-year-old girlfriend identified as Valentina Trespalacios Hidalgo, a popular Colombian Guaracha dance genre Disc Jockey (DJ) on January 22, 2023. Poulos fled Colombia and was taken into custody in Panana when he was boarding a flight to Istanbul. He was extradited to Colombia.

If convicted, Poulos is facing up to 50 years in prison for combined counts.

The folded body of Trespalacios was found in a blue suitcase by a recycling collector inside a trash container in the suburb of Fontibón in the outskirts of Bogotá and he notified police. The Trespalacios family reported to police that the last person to see Trespalacios was Poulos.

Trespalacios cellphone was found in a trash can at the El Dorado airport near the area where her body was found in Fontibón.

When Poulos fled Colombia, he disabled his social media accounts.

Poulos had proposed to Trespalacios and were engaged to be married. Poulos also had hired a private investigator to follow Trespalacios at nightclubs and other venues due to his jealousy, according to police.

Poulos is still married and has three children in Wisconsin and a Civil Bench warrant was issued by Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Carl Ashley for Poulos on January 31, 2023 for the amount of $19,190.00 in child support in the divorce case #2021FA000206 Ashley Shannon Poulos v. John Nelson Poulos filed on January 13, 2021.

Poulos has refused to disclose his financial records, according to the divorce case.

Authorities say, that Trespalacios was brutally beaten in the head, chest and other parts of the body before being strangled to death by Poulos.

Second Suspect, 18-year-old Raymond King Charged In Connection With Sildian E. Torres, 27, Homicide On Christmas Eve

King was identified as the driver and criminally charged with reckless homicide and party to a crime in connection with the Christmas Eve murder of 27-year-old Torres at S. 29th Street and W. Greenfield Ave.

By H. Nelson Goodson 
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.

February 1, 2023

Milwaukee, Wisconsin - On Tuesday, Raymond King, 18, was charged with three felony counts for 1st-degree reckless homicide including party to a crime (PTAC) and two counts for 1st-degree recklessly endangering safety including party to a crime in connection with the Christmas Eve homicide of Sildian E. Torres, 27, in the Southside of Milwaukee. Torres was fatally shot in the back while driving her vehicle near the 1300 block of S. 29 Street. She was struck in the left backside of her body.

If convicted, King is facing up to 60 years in prison for reckless homicide PTAC, and is also facing up to 12 years and 6 months in prison and up to $25,000 in fines for each recklessly endangering safety PTAC count. A cash bail of $75,000 was set for King.

In January 4, 2023, Omarion DeAngelo Danielson, 18, the alleged shooter was charged with three felony counts for 1st-degree reckless homicide and two counts for 1st-degree recklessly endangering safety in connection with the Torres homicide. 

If convicted, Danielson is facing up to 60 years in prison for reckless homicide, and is also facing up to 12 years and 6 months in prison and up to $25,000 in fines for each recklessly endangering safety count. A cash bail of $300,000 was set for Danielson.

According to the criminal complaint, Danielson and King had gotten into a brief verbal altercation with a group of individuals at the Scott's Beer and Food store located at S. 33 St. and W. Scott Street. They all went outside and Danielson believed the individuals were armed so, he fired at least 10 gunshots blindly at them from the front passenger's window in the vehicle he was traveling and King was driving a Black Taurus.

Torres was driving to her mother's house at the time she was fatally struck by gunfire. In the vehicle with Torres was her husband who was seating in the passenger side and her young son who was seating in the back seat.

Police were able to connect Danielson and King to the Torres homicide by video surveillance camera footage inside the food store and spent cartridges at both crime scenes.

After the shooting, Danielson and King went to a pizza place to eat.

Monday, January 30, 2023

Homicide Suspect(s) Sought In Connection With The Fatal Shooting Of 20-year-old Rigoberto De la Torre In The Southside Of Milwaukee

De la Torre died from gunshot wounds, according to Milwaukee police.

By H. Nelson Goodson 
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.

January 30, 2023

Milwaukee, Wisconsin - On Monday, Milwaukee police confirmed that they are seeking a suspect(s) in connection with the homicide of Rigoberto De la Torre, 20, in the Southside of Milwaukee.

On Sunday, January 8, 2023 at around 1:39 p.m., police responded to the 3800 block of W. Morgan Ave. and found De la Torre shot. De la Torre succumbed to his gunshot injuries at the scene. The homicide investigation is ongoing, according to police.