PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. - A $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect wanted in the killing of 41-year-old Joshua Terry of Cedarburg along I-43 on Oct. 30, the Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office said in a news conference on Thursday, Nov. 5.
All tips must be submitted to the Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office.
Four or five vehicles were seen driving northbound around the same time of the incident. These are the descriptions of the vehicles:
- Kia Sedona minivan, gold in color (or similar color)
- Older 4-door sedan, yellow in color (or similar color), with long, slim vertical taillights
- Dark-colored SUV, possibly a GM product
- An unidentified vehicle that exited at CTH H (Port Washington exit) at a high rate of speed, turned north on CTH H, and back southbound I-43. This occurred at approximately 6:43 pm.
It's an isolated incident, authorities say.
I-43 NB near Port Washington
Ozaukee County Sheriff Jim Johnson says evidence suggests minor contact had occurred between these two vehicles which left fresh damage to Joshua’s vehicle. It is believed that both vehicles pulled over to the shoulder of I-43, Joshua exited his vehicle and was shot by the suspect while on the side of the roadway.
"He was kind to every single person he met," Vanessa Nerbun said.
Joshua Terry and his wife.
Joshua Terry was 6'8" but seen as a gentle giant. The 41-year-old was a veteran, avid basketball player and loving husband.
"He brought her so much happiness," she said.
Nerbun is a friend and says Terry often went on drives to help clear his mind.
"Joshua's relaxation was really going for a drive," Nerbun said.
If you have any information regarding the identity of these potential witness vehicles or any information regarding the incident, please contact the Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Office at 262-284-7172.
Information can also be provided confidentially through Tip 411. To send an anonymous tip via text message to the Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office, text keyword: OZSO and your message to 847411. The tip will be immediately received by the Ozaukee County Dispatch Center.