Police Report: Oct. 4

Oct. 4, 2011


1Gold and diamond jewelry valued at more than $4,000 was taken from a bedroom in the 800 block of East Ellsworth Lane on Sept. 23 to 28.

2A 45-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for drunken driving and driving while suspended when he was seen driving erratically southbound on Interstate 43 at Brown Deer Road at 2:45 a.m. Oct. 1. When he was stopped, he said he had just left a bar and had a "couple drinks." He failed field sobriety tests including the alphabet saying "… N-O-K-T-U-R … ." His blood alcohol content was 0.10.


3A 20-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon within 1,000 feet of a school and obstruction outside Brown Deer High School, 8060 N. 60th St., at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 9. A bus driver reported to the school's liaison officer that a man had threatened him with a gun and then followed him onto school property. The suspect ran but was caught with a loaded .38 special Smith and Wesson. He also carried five more rounds of ammunition.

4A 37-year-old Brown Deer man was arrested for breaking his parole no-drink order after he was found intoxicated being loud and vulgar at a football game at Brown Deer High School, 8060 N. 60th St., at 8 p.m. Sept. 16. The man had also been banned from school property. He admitted having a few beers but said he didn't recall being banned from the school. His preliminary blood alcohol content was 0.223.

5A man and woman were seen taking 18 bottles of men's cologne valued at more than $500 from Bath and Body Works, 9096 N. Green Bay Road, at 12:45 p.m. Sept. 20. The couple grabbed the bottles and fled.

6A 58-year-old Brown Deer woman was arrested for drunken driving in the 6000 block of West Dean Road at 6 p.m. Sept. 20. The woman rear-ended a car stopped for a light. The driver of that car saw that there was no damage so he drove on followed by the woman. He stopped again for a light and she rear-ended him again. This time he saw she could hardly stand and called police. The woman said she had three vodkas that morning and had taken Ambien and that she didn't remember being in an accident. Her preliminary BAC was 0.08 and she was taken for a blood draw.

7A 19-year-old Brown Deer man was arrested for underage drinking after the car he was in was stopped in the 8500 block of North 51st Street at 3 a.m. Sept. 21. His preliminary BAC was 0.076. The driver, 21 of Brown Deer, was arrested for improper stop, expired license and open intoxicants. A bottle of rum was found in the car.

8A GPS unit, a cell phone and some change with a total value of $420 were taken from an unlocked car while the owner was at work in the 8900 block of North 51st Street the afternoon of Sept. 23.

9A 49-year-old Brown Deer man was arrested for drunken driving, possession of marijuana and warned for lane deviation in the 9000 block of North 60th Street at 3 a.m. Sept. 24. He told police he had two beers and he "may have some pot in his pocket." Police found two bags of marijuana weighing 6 grams. His BAC was 0.12.

10A 44-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for theft at TJ Maxx, 9020 N. Green Bay Road, at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 25. The man had taken clothing valued at $248 to give to his wife for Christmas. He also said when arrested, "Man, I suck at this," meaning shoplifting, adding he knew it was wrong and he was sorry.

One domestic violence incident was reported this week.


11Jewelry valued at $1,450 was reported taken from a bedroom in the 500 block of West Bradley Road on Sept. 29. The last time the resident saw the jewelry was in August. Workers had been in the home during that time.

12Graffiti was found on the side of Maple Dale School, 8377 N. Port Washington Road, on Sept. 27. Pieces of paper with words including "Awesome" along with a website address had been glued on the building. Damage was $50.

An 88-year-old Brown Deer woman was found to be the victim of a scam when she attempted to withdraw $9,000 and an employee became suspicious and called police from M&I Bank, 8740 N. Port Washington Road, at 12:45 p.m. Sept. 28. The woman said she received a call from her grandson who was in jail in Spain on a drug charge and he needed the money. She was adamant it was not a scam and had previously sent three payments of $2,400 each via Western Union. The grandson was reached in the United States and he was fine. The woman was aided by family members.


13 One man and two women were seen grabbing six jogging pants valued at $255 and running out of Victoria's Secret, 5701 N. Centerpark Way, at 1:10 p.m. Sept. 23. As they ran, they pushed customers out of the way.

14A 26-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for criminal damage to property after kicking in a window causing almost $700 damage at Taco Bell, 5560 N. Port Washington Road, about 3 a.m. Sept. 24. He and another man walked up to the drive-through window and tried to order some food. When told the drive-through was only for people driving, the suspect, who was intoxicated, kicked in a window and the two fled to a nearby motel. The man admitted the damage saying he was sorry.

15A woman reported her wallet was taken while she shopped at Bayshore Town Center, 5800 N. Bayshore Drive, during the day Sept. 24. Her credit cards were used to charge more than $1,200 at Boston Store, Office Depot and Walgreens.

16A 20-year-old Milwaukee woman will be mailed a citation for theft from the Children's Place, 5664 N. Bayshore Drive, at 4 p.m. Sept. 25. A sales clerk recognized this woman as a friend of her sister's and the suspect recognized the clerk and asked her, "Do you mind if I steal from here?" The clerk said of course and if she did steal police would be called. The suspect laughed and walked away while the clerk went to help other customers. A bit later she heard popping sounds as anti-theft devises were being removed. When a security guard entered the store, the suspect fled.

17A 17-year-old Milwaukee boy was arrested for operating a motor vehicle without the owners consent and obstruction at Andrew's Chevrolet, 1500 W. Silver Spring Drive, at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25. The boy had stolen a car in Milwaukee and drove into the dealership. When he saw a security guard and a squad car, he got out of the car and ran.

18Three smart phones and three tablets with total value of more than $3,000 were taken in separate thefts from the Apple Store, 5715 N. Centerpark Way. The first was about 10:45 a.m. Sept. 25 and the suspects were seen driving away in a black Lexus. The second theft happened about 3 p.m. Sept. 28.

19Two guests reported thefts from their rooms located just doors away at the Radisson Hotel, 7065 N. Port Washington Road, on Sept. 26 or 27. Laptop computers were taken from each room: one valued at $1,500 and the other with charger valued at $600.


No reportable incidents this week.


20A $300 cell phone was taken or lost from a gym locker at Shorewood High School, 1701 E. Capitol Drive, the afternoon of Sept. 26. The phone was used once and has not been turned in.

21Cars belonging to the village of Shorewood were sprayed with obscene and vulgar words in the 2000 block of East Shorewood Boulevard on Sept. 27 or 28. Damage was $3,000.

22Charges are pending for five Milwaukee men, ages 25 to 29, on allegations of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after witnesses reported the odor of marijuana and heavy smoke coming from a recording studio in the 3600 block of North Oakland Avenue at 7:50 p.m. Sept. 28. The men admitted smoking the drug.

23A 28-year-old Shorewood man was cited for being intoxicated behind the wheel of a car after he was found passed out in that car in the 4600 block of North Larkin Street at 2:20 a.m. Oct. 1. He admitted drinking and failed field sobriety tests.

24A $180 mountain bicycle left unsecured was taken from a front yard in the 3500 block of North Downer Avenue between 2 and 3:15 p.m. Oct. 2.

25A resident reported being the victim of a scam in the 1600 block of River Park Court about 5:15 p.m. Oct. 2. The woman had posted a TV and scooter for sale at UWM and received calls from "Val" who came to her home. He said he only had a $100 bill and needed change and asked her to give him some money so he could get change. She gave him $70 and he left and never returned.


26A wallet with $350 cash and various credit cards was taken from a purse in an office at Dominican High School, 120 E. Silver Spring Drive, between 2 and 4 p.m. Sept. 23. Before the theft was discovered more than $1,700 had been charged on the stolen cards.

27Two GPS units valued at $100 each were taken from two cars in a locked garage in the 5100 block of North Idlewild Avenue between 9 and 11 p.m. Sept. 26.

28CDs valued at $240 were taken from an unlocked car in the 5200 block of North Diversey Boulevard overnight Sept. 26 and 27.

29More than $100 was reported taken from an unlocked pool locker at Whitefish Bay High School, 1200 E. Fairmount Ave., at 7:25 p.m. Sept. 28.

A resident received two calls from "Michael" telling her she won a $1.5 million lottery and to receive that money to send $300 via Western Union at 7 p.m. Sept. 29. The woman did not send the money or return the call which came from Jamaica.

30Five girls and 13 males ages 16 to 18 all of Whitefish Bay, along with two boys 16 and 17 of Glendale and Fox Point and an 18-year-old Shorewood man were arrested for underage drinking after a report of a party in the 5200 block of North Hollywood Avenue at 11 p.m. Oct. 1. The Shorewood man was also cited for resisting/obstruction.


Firefighters responded to 134 calls, 97 emergency medical and 37 fire/rescue, Sept. 26 to Oct. 2.

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