Standoff At Berlin Apartment Building

Police used a stun gun to subdue a 37-year-old Berlin man who barricaded himself in an apartment at 117 East Waushara Street in Berlin Monday night. Joseph Campshure barricaded furniture against the door of apartment. Police learned he had a boy inside and had access to knives, a sword, and other weapons. The Green Lake County Sheriff’s SWAT team pried the door off its hinges and slid it to the side. Officers could see Campshure who refused to put up his hands or comply with officers’ orders. The stun gun was used to take him into custody. He was taken to the Waushara County Jail. Charges will be filed with the Waushara County District Attorney’s Office. Berlin Police, Green Lake and Waushara County Sheriff’s Departments, the Wisconsin State Patrol, Berlin Fire Department and Ambulance, and Emergency Management Services responded to the call.