On September 1, 2010, Manitowoc Police Officers were called to Bud's Bar where it was reported that three black males were attempting to break in to video machines. The individuals left on foot and it was learned that other Manitowoc bars were entered and investigations are continuing to see if attempts were made at other Manitowoc businesses.
At 2:54 am., the Sheboygan Co. Sheriff's Office sent out a Teletype message advising they had three black males in custody for breaking into gaming machines. Manitowoc police officers learned that the individuals matched those reported at Bud's Bar. Sheboygan Co authorities indicated that two screwdrivers were in a vehicle along with a box style knife, the vehicle the three males used was impounded The three admitted to a theft at a Howards Grove business before being apprehended. The three males are currently being held at the Sheboygan County Jail for Theft. The investigation continues with variouse Shebooygan and Manitowoc county authorities.