Bruce Vielmetti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Bruce Vielmetti

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Recent articles by Bruce:

Supplier to major southeastern Wisconsin heroin ring sentenced to 12 years in prison

A network of 20 dealers peddled heroin to hundreds of customers, nearly 90 of whom suffered overdoses, some fatal. → Read More

After long delay, defendant in Froedtert nurse's beating death found competent; case set for an insanity plea

The defendant in the beating death of a nurse is found competent; case set for an insanity plea → Read More

N.C. man charged with sex trafficking same girl feds say was victimized by Altoona school official

A Carolina man has been charged with sex trafficking the same girl prosecutors say was allegedly victimized by Altoona schools superintendent → Read More

Milwaukee drunken driver sentenced to 14 years for killing pedestrian

At trial, he tried to show he would have struck the man regardless of intoxication. → Read More

Schools superintendent from Eau Claire suburb charged with sex trafficking, child pornography

Eau Claire area schools superintendent charged with sex trafficking, child pornography → Read More

Pain clinic owner's trial derails after defense attorney withdraws on the first day

Wauwatosa pain clinic owner's lawyer quits on first day of criminal trial → Read More

Blomme and Dedinsky, 2 candidates who moved to Milwaukee County, advance in judicial race

Incumbent Judge Paul Dedinsky, foundation president Brett Blomme move on to Branch 5 general election. Zach Whitney finishes third. → Read More

In race with questions about true residency, 2 challengers seek to unseat Scott Walker court appointee

Two lawyers, one who isn't practicing, want to unseat a a judge appointed by former Gov. Scott Walker as he left office. → Read More

Judge hears ER doctor's argument to dismiss charge that he abused infant daughter

A judge Wednesday declined to dismiss a criminal complaint charging that a Children's Hospital pediatrician injured his infant daughter last year. → Read More

Jury deliberating in sexual assault trial of former federal agent

The lawyer for a former federal agent charged with sexually assaulting 3 women said the women are victims of the government, not his client. → Read More

In a 4-3 decision, court says wrongly-charged OWI cases still count

Wisconsin's Supreme Court closed a loophole that let some drunken drivers reduce the severity of what might have been their third or fourth offenses. → Read More

Federal judge rejects Brown Deer motion to dismiss lawsuit over police shooting

Judge won't dismiss civil rights suit over Brown Deer police shoot → Read More

'David had raped me again': Third woman testifies in sexual-assault trial of former federal agent

The third woman to testify that she was sexually assaulted by a former federal agent said he raped her twice, years after they'd broken up. → Read More

Jury returns mixed verdicts in Milwaukee serial gang-rape trial

Two men charged with being part of serial gang rapes of young women they found on a dating app were convicted of some counts Friday, and acquitted of several others. → Read More

Witness against former federal agent in sexual assault trial made documentary about her story

She said she made the film out of concern David Scharlat might never be charged because he was an agent for the Diplomatic Security Services, an arm of the U.S. State Department. → Read More

Two Milwaukee men accused of using a dating app to lure 5 girls and young women into a gang rape

Three men were charged with kidnapping, blindfolding and assaulting five young women through a dating app. → Read More

First woman in case against ex-federal agent describes forced sexual encounters, why she didn't go to police

When a detective came to her in 2018, the woman said she felt some relief and some hope: "There's power in numbers." → Read More

Trial begins for former federal agent charged with sexually assaulting 3 women

David Scharlat, 55, of Oconomowoc, is on trial for charges he raped three women over four years in Waukesha County. → Read More

Unlicensed driver sped around another car before striking, killing cyclist, according to charges

A 31-year-old Milwaukee man who never held a valid drivers license was charged Friday with killing a bicyclist in a hit-and-run crash early Sunday. → Read More

Menomonee Falls man charged in nationwide child porn conspiracy

Falls man charged in nationwide child porn conspiracy on encrypted networks → Read More