Waukesha man sought on drug charges, resisting arrest

Complaint says he wrestled with cops while gripping child

March 19, 2014

A warrant has been issued for a 25-year-old Waukesha man accused of wrestling with police over possession of his infant child.

Michael Krzyzanek was charged Friday, March 7, in Waukesha County Circuit Court with possession of narcotic drugs, possession of THC (second offense), resisting an officer, possession of amphetamines and possession of a controlled substance.

According to the criminal complaint, Waukesha police were dispatched to Krzyzanek's residence at 112 LaSalle St. in response to a domestic dispute involving a small child.

The officers arrived at the residence and saw a woman standing in the doorway holding the child, the complaint states, but she disappeared back into the house.

The officers entered the home and saw Krzyzanek wrestling with the woman over control of the child. The officers managed to break Krzyzanek's grip on the child, and he was eventually subdued with help from a stun gun.

Police found in his possession a white powder, identified as heroin, and a small bag of marijuana. The officers searched the man's room and found five small bags of heroin, a strip of Suboxone and two 10-milligram amphetamine pills.

Suboxone is an opiate medication often used to treat narcotic drug addiction.

Krzyzanek could face eight years in prison and $40,000 in fines if convicted.

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