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Suspect involved in Green Bay disturbance arrested by SWAT, charged

Posted at 10:19 AM, Apr 18, 2023
and last updated 2023-04-19 17:58:31-04

UPDATE: The Brown County District Attorney's Office charged Tanisha Washington on April 19.

Washington was charged with Second-Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety; use of a dangerous weapon, Disorderly Conduct; use of a dangerous weapon and Obstructing an Officer.


The Green Bay Police Department arrested Tanisha Washington, 29, from Ashwaubeonon, who is suspected of shooting a handgun on the city's west siding during a disturbance between herself and another woman.

Officers report they were dispatched to a residence in the 2200 block of Newberry Avenue on April 17 at 11:30 p.m. following reports that Washington was indie the east side home.

SWAT with assistance from the Crisis Negotioan Tam took Washington into custody at around 2:30 a.m.

The Green Bay Police Department will be referring charges to the Brown County District Attorney's Office.

An investigation is ongoing, further information has not been released.