Traffic stop in the Southside ends with the arrest of former Milwaukee Police Detective Collado.
By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.
September 14, 2016
Milwaukee, WI – On Friday, former Milwaukee Police Detective Gilberto Collado Jr., 48, was taken into custody after a traffic stop revealed that he was driving with a revoked license and resisted arrest. At least three officers had to restrain Collado and he even got tased in the process of resisting an officer.
Police found a stolen handgun in his vehicle, which was missing a front license plate and had a paper license in the vehicle. Collado was charged with 4 misdemeanor counts for driving with a revoked license, resisting an officer and two bail jumping charges.
On September 2, Collado was charged with 2 misdemeanor counts for bail jumping and possession of cocaine.
On August 20, Collado was taken into custody after making threats to the Mayor Tom Barrett. Collado went to City Hall and made comments to a clerk that he would beat the mayor and his security detail with a handgun. Collado was arrested a few blocks from City Hall and police found an ax and .24 grams of cocaine in a plastic bag in his backpack. He was charged with two misdemeanor counts for disorderly conduct and possession of cocaine.
Collado is expected to appear in court for a hearing on all three cases on September 26.
According to the April 2016 retiree newsletter of the Milwaukee Employes’ Retirement System of the City of Milwaukee, Collado retired from the Milwaukee Police Department.