Police Report: Nov. 14

Nov. 14, 2011


1An electric pump and extension cord valued at $35 were taken from a back yard in the 800 block of West Jonathan Lane on Nov. 9 or 10. A fountain was knocked over but no damage reported.


2Two dock plates and other metal parts valued at more than $1,000 were taken from a loading dock at Mechanical Industries, 8900 N. 51st St., between Oct. 17 to 27.

3A bicycle, two grass trimmers and a chain saw valued at more than $1,700 were taken from a landscape trailer in the 8000 block of North 66th Street either Oct. 21 or 22.

4A resident reported the theft of jewelry including a gold chain and earrings valued at more than $5,000 from the 4000 block of West Rivers Edge Circle the evening of Oct. 22.

5A $1,263 catalytic converter was taken from a car in the 8900 block of North Park Plaza Court the afternoon of Oct. 26 and a $300 converter from the 9400 block of North Green Bay Road sometime Oct. 24 to Nov. 1. An attempted theft of a converter was reported in that block Nov. 8.

6A wallet with $200 cash was taken when left in a men's room at Pick 'n Save, 9200 N. Green Bay Road, about 10 a.m. Oct. 28.

7About $300 in scrap metal was taken from Signicast, 9000 N. 55th St., mid afternoon Oct. 31.

8A boys bicycle and a GPS unit valued at more than $500 were taken from an unlocked car and a garage in the 8500 block of North 42nd Street either Nov. 2 or 3.

9A 42-year-old Brown Deer woman was mailed a citation for littering after placing a portable basketball hoop at the roadside in the 4900 block of West Spring Lane on Nov. 3. Residents had complained because of teens playing in the street. The woman had been warned she must remove the hoop from the roadway three times since Aug. 31.

10An armed robbery was reported at the BP Gas Station, 5125 W. Brown Deer Road, about 11 p.m. Nov. 4. Two men, one armed with a black handgun, walked into the station and demanded money. They then fled on foot but perhaps had a car waiting nearby.

11A hit-and-run driver slammed into a mailbox and a speed limit sign causing $250 damage in the 5400 block of West Dean Road about 11:30 p.m. Nov. 5.

12A 49-year-old Minonk, Ill., man was arrested for drunken driving, refusal to take a breath tests and unsafe lane deviation after he was seen veering in traffic in the 8900 block of North 51st Street at 2:30 a.m. Nov. 6. His preliminary blood alcohol content was 0.159.


13Items valued at more than $250 including CDs, a stethoscope and blood pressure cuff were taken from a car in the 7200 block of North Longacre Road before noon Nov. 13.


14Two counterfeit $100 bills were reported at Pick 'n Save, 6969 N. Port Washington Road, early evening Nov. 2. One man purchased liquor and used the bill getting more than $40 change. Another man attempted to purchase liquor but the cashier realized the bill was counterfeit and the man left the store. Another bogus $100 bill was cashed at Speedway, 6170 N. Green Bay Ave., at 11 p.m. Nov. 4. A man bought cigarettes and licorice for about $9 and got back more than $90 in change.

15A 47-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for theft of jewelry and men's fragrances valued at $292 at Kohl's, 5650 N. Bayshore Drive, at 10:30 p.m. Nov. 4. The man, who was remorseful according to a police report, said the stolen items were for his partner.

16A 21-year-old Fox Point man was arrested for possession of 8.3 grams of marijuana at his place of employment, IPic Theatre, 5800 N. Bayshore Drive, at 8:15 p.m. Nov. 6. The drugs were found by a manager in the man's backpack. He said he got the drugs from another employee. Both were terminated.

17A 19-year-old Glendale man was arrested for possession of 0.6 grams of marijuana and resisting arrest, and his brother, 17, for failure to obey an officer and both were arrested for loitering and failure to yield to traffic in the 5200 block of North Mohawk Avenue at 7 p.m. Nov. 7. The males were seen blocking traffic in the 5200 block of North Port Washington Road and then entering the Amato dealership. When they saw police they ran toward their home making obscene gestures and profane comments. The older brother fought with police and a stun gun was used on him several times saying, "I ain't afraid of (expletive) you," adding he didn't have to do what they told him. The younger boy also said he didn't have to do what police said until their mother was on the scene and urged her sons to do as the officers said. The younger boy did.


No reportable incidents this week.


18A 19-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after he was stopped for driving without lights in the 3600 block of North Oakland Avenue at 1:15 a.m. Nov. 5. He had 0.7 grams of marijuana and a pipe with residue.

19A 40-year-old Milwaukee woman was arrested for drunken driving and imprudent speed after hitting a light pole and a street sign in the 1100 block of East Capitol Drive at 8:30 p.m. Nov. 7. Damage to the pole and sign was more than $1,500. Her BAC was 0.16.

20More than $600 was taken from a safe in a Milestone Program office at St. Robert's School, 2214 E. Capitol Drive, between Nov. 4 to 7. A door and the safe were both forced opened causing $500 damage.

21A wallet with credit cards and $35 was taken from a purse in the Reading Resource room at Atwater School, 2100 E. Capitol Drive, during the day Nov. 9. No credit cards were used.

22A 35-year-old Milwaukee man was cited for panhandling after asking people for money in the 4100 block of North Oakland Avenue at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 13.

23Two residents called police to report a man knocking on their doors asking for the "man of the house" in the 4100 block of North Newhall Street after midnight Nov. 12. The man who was found in the area said he was looking for his pastor. No citations were issued.

24A resident reported a suspicious black car driving around and a man getting out and "pulling on doors" on Murray Avenue and Capitol Drive at 1:25 a.m. Nov. 12. Police investigated and notified the resident it was Jimmy Johns delivering food.


25A cast iron bench valued at $600 was taken from a yard in the 5700 block of North Shore Drive sometime between Oct. 20 to Nov. 7.

26A GPS unit and briefcase were taken from an unlocked car in the 600 block of East Beaumont Avenue either Oct. 31 or Nov. 1.

27A wallet valued at $75 and contents including $100 cash and two gift cards for $140 was taken from a car at Sendik's, 500 E. Silver Spring Drive, at 10 a.m. Nov. 1. The owner had put her purse and groceries into her car and the theft happened as she returned the cart. At least one credit card was used to purchase gift cards at a Walgreens on East Brady Street totaling $175.

28An 18-year-old Whitefish Bay man was arrested for disorderly conduct at Whitefish Bay High School, 1200 E. Fairmount Ave., at 11:45 a.m. Nov. 2. The man, a student, was seen punching another student in the face on the third floor. The victim, who was not badly injured and refused medical attention, said he and suspect had an argument Oct. 28 and then they exchanged comments on Facebook. When he got to class on Nov. 2, he heard the 18-year-old was looking for him wanting to fight.

29A 17-year-old Glendale boy was arrested for possession of 1.3 grams of marijuana after a report he might be under the influence of the drug at Whitefish Bay High School, 1200 E. Fairmount Ave., at 3 p.m. Nov. 2. During the investigation a 17-year-old Milwaukee boy admitted he drove the Glendale boy and three other students, males 17 and 18 of Whitefish Bay, Brown Deer and Milwaukee to Estabrook Park over lunch and they all smoked marijuana provided by the Glendale boy. Later the males all admitted to smoking the drug.

30Transportation credit cards were reported taken from the Jewish Community Center, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd., at 4 p.m. Nov. 2. The cards were used to charge more than $2,500 at six locations in Milwaukee.

31Sports memorabilia including 1950s-era Milwaukee Braves cards and autographs were taken from the 5300 block of North Bay Ridge Avenue over the past two weeks and reported Nov. 3. Workmen had been in the home.

32A 59-year-old Whitefish Bay woman was arrested for theft of $80 of items from Sendik's, 500 E. Silver Spring Drive, at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 9.

33A 26-year-old Sheboygan woman was arrested for drunken driving, failure to have insurance, driving while suspended and refusal to take a breath test in the 4700 block of North Idlewild Avenue at 2:30 a.m. Nov. 10. The woman said she had two drinks and after failing field sobriety tests denied being intoxicated saying she was "under the influence."

34More than $100 cash was reported taken from the 4900 block of North Ardmore Avenue the morning of Nov. 10. Workers had been in the home.

35An 18-year-old Shorewood man was arrested for possession of marijuana and underage drinking in the 1200 block of East Fairmount Avenue at 5 a.m. Nov. 11. A resident called police thinking the man appeared suspicious.


Firefighters responded to 100 calls, 71 emergency medical and 29 fire/rescue, Nov. 7 to Nov. 13.

36A resident reported that she had accidently locked herself out of the home and a 1-year-old child was inside in a crib on the second floor in the 1300 block of East Lake Bluff Blvd., Shorewood, at 2:50 p.m. Nov. 9. Rescue used a ladder and entered through a second floor window. The baby was fine.

37A car fire was reported on the Interstate 43 off ramp at Brown Deer Road, Bayside, at 12:40 a.m. Nov. 13. The engine was fully engulfed and foam and water were used to extinguish it. The driver, of Cedarburg, was not injured.

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