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Middleton Police Department
Sunday January 15th, 2017 :: 06:25 p.m. CST

Advisory

WEAPON VIOLATION: Man arrested for weapon charges following road rage incident

On January 14, 2017 at 6:38pm, the Middleton Police Department was informed of a weapons violation at the intersection of Donna Drive and Park Street.  The caller stated there was a physical altercation between two men in the intersection and one male had a gun.

When Officers arrived on scene, the gun had been taken away from a male identified as Andrew B. Bilek, 22, of Middleton.  Officers later discovered the incident had stemmed from a road rage incident involving Bilek’s girlfriend and the victim, a 54 year old male. 

The victim had been walking his dog in the crosswalk on Donna Drive when he was almost struck by a vehicle driven by Bilek’s girlfriend.   Bilek confronted the victim and the two got into a physical altercation. Bilek retrieved a handgun from his vehicle and pointed the gun at the victim.  The victim was able to gain control of the gun and had a passerby contact police. 

Bilek was later transported to the Dane County Jail and charged with First-Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety, Reckless use of a Weapon while under the Influence of an Intoxicant and Disorderly Conduct while Armed.

Pursuant to the directive of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, as found in Supreme Court Rule 20:3.6, Trial Publicity, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and the at a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Sergeant Jessica Quamme
608-824-7300

Incident # MI 17-364

Address/Location
Middleton Police Department
7341 Donna Dr
Middleton, WI 53562

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 608-824-7300

Sergeant Jessica Quamme
Patrol Supervisor
jquamme@cityofmiddleton.us
608-824-7300

Park St & Donna Dr
Middleton, WI 53562

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