Duking It Out: Shorewood Rewind

Patch and Shorewood Police spar about the public's right to know.

Like Lazarus, a 24-year-old  unsolved case is trying to unearth itself. The question remains, will the details of David Wolfson’s murder come out of Shorewood’s closet?

The Shorewood Police Department denied the public’s right to know most of the details of the case when they partially responded to Patch’s Freedom Of Information Request with a mere fraction of the documents. Here’s what happened, and more, in Shorewood Rewind:


Winner winner chicken dinner

Shorewood cops were on a hot streak when they randomly ran vehicle plate numbers. Check out the action in Lucky Number Shorewood Police Blotter.

Does that come with a rolling pin?

This week’s featured women wearing the esteemed “wife beater” tee shirts.


Flag on the field

Under the advice of counsel, Shorewood refused to release the majority of the details of the police report and file of the Wolfson murder. Village Attorney David Silverman, who coincidently was the Shorewood cop who processed the scene, said the department should keep mum. Patch threw the BS flag and appealed to Attorney General Lisa Madigan. Read the details .

Wearing plaid pants

Shorewood officials may not look like the stero-typical used car salesmen, but now they’re in the biz. The village board approved selling off 13 seized cars. Read about the clearance sale .

Jumpin’ Jack Flash

The volatile stock market has dropped fuel prices. Not all of Shorewood has caught on. Read to find out where to get your gas, gas, gas.


Hog ride

Conrad’s Harley Davidson unveiled the new 2012 models. Patch got a sneak preview. Read about it . 

So you think my shot is sexy?

The Mom Talk packed a wallop this week with . The fifty comments were just as interesting. 

Louie, Lou-I

With the closing of Shorewood’s Louie’s Chophouse, the management asked Patch for help. Come fall, the new restaurant will be an upscale sports bar. The likely name was Coulda-Been’s, until Patch readers poo-pooed it. Read the and weigh in with your opinion on Shorewood Patch’s Facebook poll. 



Check out the to read how cannabis helped capture a wanted teen.


Here they come

The newly crowned Miss Shorewood award winners take a bow. If you haven’t met them yet, .

Stock Market Shudder

In the weekly column, new prices to the way corn is traded are likely to make trading more volatile. 


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