The Brillion News
KENOSHA - During the early evening hours of Wednesday, August 26, the Kenosha Police Department received a citizen tip about several suspicious vehicles with out-of-state plates meeting in a remote lot near State Highway 50 and Green Bay Road.
Acting on this information Kenosha officers located the vehicles and took up surveillance positions, with assistance from the U.S. Marshal's Service.
The suspicious vehicles were a black school bus, a bread truck and tan minivan. Kenosha Police confirmed the out of state license plates.
Officers followed the vehicles to a gas station near Washington Road and 30th Avenue where they saw the occupants of the black bus and bread truck exit and attempt to fill multiple fuel cans.
Officers suspected that the occupants of these vehicles were preparing for criminal activity related to the civil unrest on Kenosha streets.
Police and marshals wearing identification exited their vehicles, identified themselves, and then detained the occupants of the bus and bread truck.
The driver of the minivan attempted to drive away. Police stopped that vehicle and ultimately forced entry to the minivan and arrested the occupants.
The vehicles contained various items that included helmets, gas masks, protective vests, illegal fireworks, and suspected controlled substances.
The nine individuals asscoiated with these vehicles were arrested for disorderly conduct and are pending charging decisions by the Kenosha County District Attorney.
~ Source: Kenosha Police.