Jeremiah J. Ogurek, 35, Bear Creek, was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a firearm while intoxicated, carrying a concealed weapon, four counts of felony bail jumping and four counts of misdemeanor bail jumping.
At 11:55 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, Clintonville Police Officer Dennis Schroeder responded to a disturbance at the Cutty Sark Tavern.
When he arrived, Schroeder spoke with witnesses who said an intoxicated man had pulled out a gun, but it had been taken away and locked behind the bar. They identified the man as Ogurek and said he had left the bar through the back door.
Schroeder went outside and saw a yellow car parked nearby. The driver was Ogurek’s stepfather, who said Ogurek’s mother had picked him up, but they would be returning shortly.
According to the criminal complaint, Ogurek told the officer the gun had been unloaded and he had just placed it on the bar.
Police have had numerous contacts with Ogurek over the past 15 years.
In March 1998, he was convicted of six counts of theft and sentenced to nine months in jail.
In December 1998, Ogurek was convicted of drunken driving and sentenced to five days in jail.
In May 1999, Ogurek was sentenced to two years in state prison as a habitual criminal after being convicted of substantial battery, possession of marijuana and a third drunken driving offense.
In November 2003, Ogurek was convicted of possession of marijuana and sentenced to 60 days in jail.
In January 2007, he was convicted of a fourth and a fifth drunken driving offense and sentenced to eight months in jail.
In July 2013, Ogurek was charged in Outagamie County with a sixth drunken driving offense, possession of narcotics, possession of a controlled substance and obstructing an officer. He was released after posting a $1,500 cash bond with the condition he not commit any more crimes.
On Nov. 8, Ogurek was arrested in Waupaca County for another drunken driving offense.