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Erich R. Strausbaugh

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Kenosha Online LLC


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The Daily Kenoshan - Your Portal to Kenosha and the World!

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However, crime analysis experts say the lack of evidence does not refute the Kenosha Police Department's contention that Bell, 21, was trying to disarm officer Erich Strausbaugh during the Nov. 9 struggle behind Bell's home at 8310 14th Ave.According to the lab report, Strausbaugh's gun holster and weapon were submitted for processing and DNA analysis, along with buccal, or cheek, samples from Strausbaugh, Bell and Sgt."The whole justification for the shooting of Michael Bell was because he was supposedly taking Strausbaugh's gun, but there was absolutely no DNA."According to Police Department reports of the Nov. 9 incident, Strausbaugh stopped a Ford Explorer driven by Bell for an alleged traffic violation.But Bell resisted as Strausbaugh tried to put him through sobriety tests and fled to the rear of his home, police reports said.Michael's skin cells, and fingerprints would have been on that gun, and holster with as much force that Strausbaugh said he was putting on his gun.DNA TESTS PROVE MICHAEL BELL NEVER TOUCHED THE GUN The Kenosha Officers Erich R. Strausbaugh, Erich Weidner, and Albert Gonzales are receiving the Wisconsin Professional Police Association Meritorious Award for "Performing within the realm of duty and showing great courage, ability, and devotion to police service," on May 15, 2005.TRUTH IS MICHAEL WAS STALKED BY OFFICER STRAUSBAUGH THE MORNING OF NOVEMBER 9TH.


Michael Edward Bell: Michael Edward Bell: Civil Case

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OFFICER ERICH R. STRAUSBAUGH1000 55th StreetKenosha, WI 53140,The defendant, Officer Erich R. Strausbaugh, is an adult citizen and resident of the City and County of Kenosha, employed as a police officer for the City of Kenosha Police Department, located at 1000 55th Street, Kenosha, WI 53140.That at all times material hereto, the defendant, Officer Erich R. Strausbaugh, was acting within the scope of his employment as a police officer for the City of Kenosha Police Department.At all relevant times herein, the defendants, Officers Erich R. Strausbaugh, Erich S. Weidner, Albert B. Gonzales and Lieutenant David H. Krueger, were each a "person" for purposes of 42 U.S.C. , 1983 and acted under color of state law to deprive Michael Edward Bell of his constitutional rights.That by defendant Strausbaugh's own admission, Michael Edward Bell did not pose "an articulable threat of harm to an officer or another person" nor did Bell have "the ability to harm [Strausbaugh] or another person" at the time that defendant Strausbaugh decided to use and did use his taser on Michael Edward Bell.When defendant Gonzales shot Michael Edward Bell in the head, the defendants Krueger and Strausbaugh had Michael Edward Bell pinned against the driver's side quarter panel of Bell's car with Bell's upper body bent forward with his head pressed against the hood of the car.2. Officer Albert Gonzalez shot Mr. Bell in the head while Mr. Bell was pinned against the hood of a car parked in Bell's driveway by Officer Strausbaugh, Lt.Officer Strausbaugh had control of Mr. Bell's right arm, Lt.In point of fact, Officer Strausbaugh admitted that Mr. Bell never removed the gun from Officer Strausbaugh's holster.Krueger question Officer Strausbaugh about the status of his gun, time to independently ask Officer Strausbaugh if Mr. Bell had the gun and time to press the barrel of the gun against Mr. Bell's head so tightly that when Officer Gonzalez pulled the trigger, the gun did not initially fire because the slide could not move forward.4. Officer Strausbaugh admits that Mr. Bell never removed the gun from OfficerDespite the knowledge that Mr. Bell had not removed the gun from the holster, Officer Strausbaugh allegedly told both Lt.5. Officer Strausbaugh negligently stopped Mr. Bell without probable cause in the 8300 block of 14th Avenue.That no officer can accurately estimate the speed of a vehicle based on engine noise (engines can be noisy even when stopped) or the tilt of its hood and Officer Strausbaugh's after the fact justification is based on negligent training, negligent estimation of his powers of observation, or fabrication.6. Officer Strausbaugh negligently confronted Mr. Bell and caused an unjustified traffic stop to escalate into a physical confrontation and struggle.Officer Strausbaugh had no probable cause to stop Mr. Bell, confront Mr. Bell or to detain Mr. Bell.Despite this fact, Officer Strausbaugh physically grabbed Mr. Bell by the arm and shoulder and took him out of the range of the video camera.While Officer Strausbaugh confronted Mr. Bell outside of camera range and by the side of his squad Officer Strausbaugh claims Mr. Bell walked towards his house at 8310 14th Avenue.Strausbaugh then shot Mr. Bell with a taser 3 times for a total of 22 seconds in violation of accepted standards for police officers, Kenosha Police Department Policies and training.Officer Strausbaugh's use of the taser for a continuous period of 22 seconds did not give Mr. Bell time to comply, rather this misuse of the taser caused Mr. Bell to react to the pain by fleeing Officer Strausbaugh.Officer Strausbaugh's negligent use of the taser is further evidenced by the fact that Officer Weidner had to advise Officer Strausbaugh to stop tasing Mr. Bell and to drop the taser.8. The amount of time the taser was used by Officer Strausbaugh on Mr. Bell is10. Officer Strausbaugh struggled with Mr. Bell on the portion of the driveway next to the Bell home.Officer Strausbaugh yelled that Mr. Bell was trying to get his gun even though Officer Strausbaugh admits that Mr. Bell did not have his hand on the officer's gun at this time.Officer Strausbaugh yelled that Mr. Bell was trying to get his gun even though Officer Strausbaugh admits that Mr. Bell did not have his hand on the officer's gun at this time.Officer Strausbaugh's statement was contrary to the facts as Officer Strausbaugh knew them and contributed to an escalation of the confrontation on his part and the part of Officer Weidner.11. Officer Strausbaugh and Officer Weidner fought with Mr. Bell and took Mr. Bell to the ground in the driveway area in front of Mr. Bell's garage.13. Officer Weidner was negligent in assisting in the initial stop of Mr. Bell, escalating the confrontation by assisting Officer Strausbaugh in knocking Mr. Bell to the ground in front of Mr. Bell's home, assisting Officer Strausbaugh's administration of multiple knee strikes to Mr. Bell, failing to use proper empty hand control procedures to gain control of Mr. Bell, failing to prevent Officer Strausbaugh from his repeated and unjustified use of the taser which exacerbated the situation and caused Mr. Bell to seek to avoid Officer Strausbaugh's repeated use of the taser.14. Lieutenant Krueger negligently used his taser when Officers Strausbaugh and Weidner had Mr. Bell under control in the driveway area in front of Mr. Bell's garage.17. Michael Edward Bell was assaulted by Officers Strausbaugh and Weidner and Lt.


Michael Edward Bell: Michael Edward Bell: Home

michaelbell.samsbiz.com [cached]

However, crime analysis experts say the lack of evidence does not refute the Kenosha Police Department's contention that Bell, 21, was trying to disarm officer Erich Strausbaugh during the Nov. 9 struggle behind Bell's home at 8310 14th Ave.According to the lab report, Strausbaugh's gun holster and weapon were submitted for processing and DNA analysis, along with buccal, or cheek, samples from Strausbaugh, Bell and Sgt."The whole justification for the shooting of Michael Bell was because he was supposedly taking Strausbaugh's gun, but there was absolutely no DNA."According to Police Department reports of the Nov. 9 incident, Strausbaugh stopped a Ford Explorer driven by Bell for an alleged traffic violation.But Bell resisted as Strausbaugh tried to put him through sobriety tests and fled to the rear of his home, police reports said.That is police NEGLAGENCE by Erich R. Strausbaugh.LOOK AT THESE PICTURES.


Michael Edward Bell: Michael Edward Bell: Officers involved in shooting get awarded

michaelbell.samsbiz.com [cached]

The Kenosha Officers Erich R. Strausbaugh, Erich Weidner, and Albert Gonzales are receiving the Wisconsin Professional Police Association Meritorious Award for "Performing within the realm of duty and showing great courage, ability, and devotion to police service," on May 15, 2005.According to the WPPA announcement for its Meritorious Award, officers Erich R. Strausbaugh, Erich R. Weidner and Albert B. Gonzalez were cited for "performing within the realm of duty and showing great courage, ability and devotion to public service." Police reports indicate that Bell resisted when Strausbaugh tried to give him a sobriety test.Bell allegedly fled to the back of the house, struggled with Strausbaugh and attempted to grab Strausbaugh's gun from its holster, and Gonzalez shot Bell in the head. Bell was trying to grab the gun of Officer Erich Strausbaugh when another officer, Albert Gonzales, shot him in the head, police said at the time.As four officers tried to restrain Bell by pinning him to the hood of a car, Officer Erich Strausbaugh began screaming, "He's got my gun!"


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