Pleasant Prairie Village President John Steinbrink, Sr announced today that his son, John Jr was placed on leave for a “complaint.” John, Jr is the Public Works director for the village.
A source told the Kenosha County Eye that agents with the Wisconsin Department of Justice Bureau of Criminal Investigation were questioning Village staff today. KCE could not independently confirm these allegations.
Village staff have been givin a strict gag order by Village Administrator Nathan Thiel according to our source. Discipline has been threatened to any village employees that talk about the details.
Reached by phone, Village President John Steinbrink, Sr refused to answer KCE’s question and hung up on us.
Village board member Kris Keckler told Kenosha County Eye that the Public Works director was placed on leave over a week ago and had no knowledge about any police presence at Village Hall today.
This is a breaking story and we will give you more as soon as we learn more.