Police Report: Nov. 8

Nov. 8, 2011


1A 29-year-old Grafton man was arrested for drunken driving, with two prior convictions, driving with a suspended license and violating a red arrow at Port Washington and Brown Deer roads at 10:40 p.m. Nov. 2. The man had a blood alcohol content of 0.14 and was taken for a blood draw.


2A catalytic converter valued at $250 was taken from a car in the 8900 block of North Park Plaza Court sometime Oct. 1 to 15.

3Two Brown Deer boys, 15 and 16, were cited for disorderly conduct after fighting in the cafeteria line at Brown Deer High School, 8060 N. 60th St., at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 21. The older boy was "air boxing" and "accidently" hit the other boy in the face. That boy then hit back. Both boys said it was all an accident and when asked why they then kept fighting, had no answer.

4A 29-year-old Thiensville woman was arrested for theft of a purse at Pick 'n Save, 9200 N. Green Bay Road, at 9 a.m. Oct. 22. The suspect grabbed the purse left unattended in a cart and when the owner looked back, she saw the suspect walking away with it. She yelled for help. An employee stopped the suspect who denied taking the purse saying she thought it was hers. She then admitted taking it but asked to be let go because she was homeless. She then said some people in a car took her identification and made her take the purse. A similar theft was reported at a Pick 'n Save on West Good Hope Road.

5A man and woman, both 18, and girl, 16, all of Milwaukee, were arrested for theft at Kohl's, 9060 N. Green Bay Road, at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 22. The trio took 16 items valued at more than $700. The two females, sisters, entered a fitting room with some of the clothing and exited with a full bag leaving behind hangers and tags. They denied stealing even though they were found wearing some stolen items, still with tags, under their own clothes.

6A resident reported the theft of her $150 cell phone and more than $30 in cash in the 4300 block of West Deer Run Drive at 1:40 p.m. Oct. 22. The woman said she met a man at a Milwaukee bar and he gave her a ride home and then he stayed at her apartment. He left sometime in the morning and when she awoke about noon, she found the items missing.

7A 48-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for possession of a crack pipe, violation of his probation and theft and a 31-year-old Milwaukee man for taking a car without the owner's consent, possession of less than a gram of marijuana and theft at Kohl's, 9060 N. Green Bay Road, at 7 p.m. Oct. 31. The men took six shirts valued at $214 and placed them in another store's bag. The younger man denied the theft saying he thought the shirts belonged to his friend and he was returning them. The older man said he found the crack pipe on North Avenue and just picked it up. He also said he "was clean" except for alcohol but then admitted doing cocaine earlier. The car belonged to the younger man's sister who had reported it stolen.

8An armed robbery was reported at the BP Gas Station, 5125 W. Brown Deer Road, at 10:55 p.m. Nov. 4. Two men, one with a handgun, threatened the employee and demanded money. They fled with an undisclosed amount of money leaving in a waiting vehicle. No injuries were reported.


9Three boys, 13 and 14, of Bayside, Fox Point and Glendale were issued citations for underage drinking, and along with a 14-year-old Glendale boy, for curfew violations after they were seen walking in the road in the 8100 block of North Port Washington Road at 1:10 a.m. Oct. 29. The first three boys were meeting the fourth at Maple Dale School. One of the boys had a flask holding vodka which he admitted he had taken from his home without his parents knowing. The boys, who were turned over to their parents, had preliminary BACs of 0.022, 0.034 and 0.041.

10Obscene and profane words were spray-painted on a window and side of a home in the 500 block of East MacArthur Road early morning Oct. 29.

11A 37-year-old Port Washington woman was arrested for disorderly conduct after spitting in a man's face in the 7800 block of North Port Washington Court at 4:20 p.m. Oct. 30. The woman was angry over something the man said regarding the child they have in common. She denied spitting at the man deliberately but admitted she was "in his face" and happened to cough and then spit by accident.


12 A 60-year-old Milwaukee man was cited for loitering after being found in a private office at Ye Olde Pharmacy, 5320 N. Port Washington Road, at 2 p.m. Oct. 29. He was caught on video, peering through a back door and then entering the office. When approached, the man said he wanted to fill out a job application. He then left the store but was located an hour later and cited.

13Police responded to 50 to 75 juveniles being disorderly at Bayshore Town Center, 5800 N. Bayshore Drive, at 4:35 p.m. Oct. 29. The juveniles left but were reported again in the 5600 block of North Port Washington Road at 5:15 p.m.

14Three Milwaukee boys, ages 14 and 15, were cited for trespassing after refusing to obey the curfew rule at a Bayshore store, 5650 N. Port Washington Road, at 5:55 p.m. Oct. 29. The boys had been warned a short time before that they must leave the mall.

15A 17-year-old Milwaukee boy was arrested for disorderly conduct after threatening another male in the 5800 block of North Bayshore Drive at 7:15 p.m. Oct. 29.

16A 21-year-old South Dakota woman was arrested for possession of 4.1 grams of marijuana after an employee reported a strong odor of the drug at Baymont Inn, 5485 N. Port Washington Road, at 1 a.m. Nov. 1. The woman said she knew it was wrong and stupid to smoke the drug at the hotel. When police were with the woman, a 23-year-old Milwaukee man knocked on the door. He was arrested on a warrant.

17Items valued at more than $3,700 including a 37-inch flat screen TV, two computers, two game systems and two video game consoles were taken from an apartment in the 6500 block of North Sidney Place about 10:40 a.m. Nov. 1. Witnesses reported seeing three men carrying the items from the building and then climbing over a fence and getting into a car in the 2800 block of West Mill Road. The front door of the apartment had been forced open to gain entry.

18Two 18-year-old men and a 17-year-old boy, all of Milwaukee, were arrested for theft/party to the crime of theft and one of the men for resisting arrest and outstanding warrants at AT&T, 6150 N. Port Washington Road, at noon Nov. 2. The boy, reported as a missing juvenile, and one of the men entered the store and grabbed a smart phone valued at $650 and fled getting into a car driven by the other man. Police found a wad of counterfeit money in that man's shoe. He said he only used it to "flash at girls." The other man admitted the theft of electronic tablets from the Bayshore Apple Store on Sept. 4.

19A wallet with $100 cash and credit cards was taken from a purse while the owner shopped at Trader Joes, 5600 N. Port Washington Road, at 10 a.m. Nov. 2. Before the theft was discovered $1,100 had been charged on two credit cards.


No reportable incidents this week.


20A locked car was entered and the interior and trunk ransacked in the 3800 block of North Oakland Avenue sometime Oct. 29 to 31. Taken were gloves and an air compressor valued at $52.

21Rocks were thrown through a window breaking two panes of glass in the 3500 block of North Murray Avenue either Oct. 31 or Nov. 1. Damage was $100.

22A resident came to the police station with an envelope he received with a white powdery substance inside in the 3400 block of North Wildwood Avenue on Nov. 1. The envelope was addressed to someone in Maryland but had his return address on it. However, he never sent the envelope. The substance is being tested.

A resident reported being the victim of fraud after receiving a call for an overdue bill of $533 for his Verizon Cellular account Nov. 1. The resident never had a Verizon account.

23Two Trek bicycles valued at $200 and $300 were taken from Shorewood Intermediate School, 3830 N. Morris Blvd., sometime Nov. 4 to 6. Both bicycles were secured to bike racks.

24A 33-year-old Shorewood man was arrested for drunken driving in the 3400 block of North Oakland Avenue at 2:30 a.m. Nov. 5. He was taken from a blood draw.


Police incident reports were not available due to system problems.


Firefighters responded to 100 calls, 73 emergency medical and 27 fire/rescue, Oct. 31 to Nov. 6.

25Rescue responded to a carbon monoxide meter sounding in the 4300 block of North Wildwood Avenue, Shorewood, about 7 p.m. Oct. 30. A reading of 18 ppm was found. Outdoor venting was checked and a tarp was found covering the cold air intake. It was removed, the home ventilated and the CO reading dropped to zero.

26Firefighters responded to smoke in an apartment building which was being evacuated in the 8900 block of North Park Plaza Court, Brown Deer, at 12:30 a.m. Nov. 1. Smoke was coming from a second floor apartment. The door was forced open and burned food was found on the stove. The occupant, who had left with the other tenants, did not notify firefighters or the manager that the smoke was coming from her apartment and she had burned food.

27A chimney/flue fire was reported in the 500 block of West Apple Tree Road, Glendale, at 4 p.m. Nov. 6. Firefighters found burning creosote in the clay lining of the chimney and they removed the "smoldering debris." The residents were advised to have their chimney cleaned.

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