Monday, February 4, 2013
A warrant has been issued for Norberto Avendado-Cano for allegedly selling cocaine in the villages of Caledonia and Mount Pleasant and the City of Racine.
A $50,000 warrant has been issued for the arrest of Norberto Avendado-Cano, 22, of Milwaukee. Cano - who has at least three aliases - was charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court with two felony counts of manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, subsequent offense. If convicted, he faces up to 65 years in prison and/or up to $200,000 in fines. Because he is a repeat offender, Cano could get additional time tacked on to his sentence. According to the criminal complaint, a Special Agent with the Department of Justice was working with a confidential informant who identified Cano as a supplier of cocaine. The agent worked with the CI to set up a buy on May 16, 2012 at the Mobile station at 7-Mile Road and I-94, which went off as …
Monday, January 16, 2012
The huge increase in permit applications has the state sweating bullets trying to process applications on time.
According to a story in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Wisconsin Department of Justice is now at least four days behind in completing background checks and processing applications for gun permits. Handgun sales have increased to an overwhelming volume since the passing of the new conceal carry law on November 1, 2011. There is a law which states that applications are to be processed within 21 days, but the state fell behind on December 30, 2011. You can read the full story HERE.
Monday, November 7, 2011
The Joint Committee for Review of Administrative Rules has removed the training requirement despite recommendations by the state Department of Justice.
With more than 20,000 state residents applying for a conceal carry permit in the last week, it doesn't appear many people had an issue with a required four-hour training course. The Joint Committee for Review of Administrative Rules, however, thinks differently. Members voted against the rule put in place by State Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen after he testified in support of the training. In part, Van Hollen said the Department of Justice would be hard-pressed to confirm whether or not any of the applicants had any training at all without the requirement. "There's no reason why we have to micromanage how people obtain their concealed carry permit,'' said Sen. Glenn Grothman, R-West Bend in a story from the Associated Press. More, …