A yelling man promised to go inside and sleep off his intoxication, but he yelled some more so the police took him into custody. When he tried to say he was sorry and officers didn’t accept his apology, he yelled some more.
William David Honkonen, 49, of Mount Pleasant, is finding himself in trouble after he allegedly went outside to yell at his neighbor after the neighbor had already called the cops on him for yelling.
He was charged in Racine County Circuit Court Wednesday with one count of disorderly conduct. If convicted, he faces up to 90 days in jail and $1,000 in fines.
According to the criminal complaint:
On Wednesday, officers were called to Honkonen’s home in the 5500 block of Spring Street after a neighbor said he was riding a bicycle up and down the driveway while yelling obscenities. When officers arrived they noticed Honkonen was intoxicated, but he agreed to go inside and go to sleep.
Ten minutes later the officer was called back to the residence after the neighbor said Honkonen was back outside and yelling at him for calling the cops. This time he was placed under arrest.
While in the back of a squad car, Honkonen said he hadn’t been arrested in a while and didn’t want to go back into the system. He admitted to yelling at the neighbor, but said the police shouldn’t have been called because he had the situation handled.
When the officer told him it could’ve been avoided if he would have just gone to bed, Honkonen began to yell.
He’s currently being held in Racine County Jail on a $150 signature bond.
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