Police Report: April 9

April 9, 2012


A resident reported a fraudulent charge to a credit card of $182 Feb. 24 and reported April 4. A purchase had been made at newegg.com from California.


1A wallet and contents including gift cards with a total value of $500 was taken from a purse at Burlington Coat Factory, 9040 N. Green Bay Road, between 6 and 6:15 p.m. March 20. The purse was left unattended in a cart.

2Thefts of 33 pound LP tanks were reported at U Line Corp., 8900 N. 55th Street, on March 12 and March 25. In total, 15 filled tanks valued at $2,325 were taken.

3Damage to property and the theft of a camera were reported in the 9100 block of North 51st Street on March 25. The residence was in disarray with food spilled on the floor, a mattress moved from the bedroom, a front window broken from the inside and holes in the drywall. The total loss including the camera was about $750.

4Two 16-year-old Brown Deer boys were arrested, one for forgery and one for being party to the crime of forgery, after passing a counterfeit $20 bill outside Brown Deer Middle School, 8060 N. 60th St., about 3:30 p.m. March 16. The boys had walked from the high school to play basketball when one called out he needed change for a $20 bill. A girl, about 11 or 12, said she had two $10 bills and the exchange was made. A short time later, she discovered the bill was worthless when she tried to buy food at a nearby store. The boys at first denied knowing the bill was counterfeit, one saying he found it. Later they admitted knowing it was fake both saying they were sorry.

5A woman reported being the victim of a hit and run after her car was rear-ended when stopped for a red light in the 6300 block of West Brown Deer Road at 11:15 a.m. March 28. As she got out of her car to check, the other driver, "an elderly white male," drove around her car and left the scene. Damage was about $800.

A 28-year-old Brown Deer man was arrested for substantial battery/domestic at 10 p.m. March 31. A woman called 911 after the man allegedly hit her in the face at least three times. She fled the home and was found outside bleeding from the face. She told police the man had been drinking and it was a "normal week" for him to hit her "upside" the head and call her names. The man said she had said "bad things to him." His preliminary blood alcohol content was 0.133.

A 40-year-old Brown Deer man was arrested for battery/domestic after hitting his 21-year-old stepson causing injury at 1:30 a.m. April 3. The injured man was found lying in the grass bleeding from the face and not wearing shoes or socks. The victim said he and his mother had been arguing when his stepfather punched him in the face numerous times. He then jumped out a first floor window to get away. His mother told police that her son "got slapped." The victim was medically treated. The suspect was found hiding in the basement.


6At least five eyeglass frames were reported taken at Premier Vision Center, 8693 N. Port Washington Road, about 1:30 p.m. April 6. The value of the frames was not available.


7Five pieces of gold and diamond jewelry valued at more than $4,000 was taken from a resident of Laurel Oaks, 1600 W. Bender Road, in November 2011 and reported April 4.

8An 18-year-old Glendale man was arrested for possession of marijuana on school grounds, a blunt weighing 0.6 grams, at Nicolet High School, 6701 N. Jean Nicolet Road, at 7:48 a.m. March 30. The school was running a routine check with a metal detector when the male student got out of the line. He said the blunt, found in his waistband, was given to him yesterday, his birthday, by a friend.

9An 18-year-old Milwaukee woman was arrested for theft of $340 cash from her employer Sears, 5900 N. Port Washington Road, at 2 p.m. March 30. Surveillance video showed the woman taking the money from two registers March 26 and 27. She admitted the theft.

10A 16-year-old Milwaukee girl was arrested for theft and battery at Pick 'n Save, 1735 W. Silver Spring Drive, at 7 p.m. March 30. The girl took nail polish valued at $15 and attacked an employee when he attempted to stop her. She scratched his face and bit his hand causing pain and injury. She had other items suspected of being stolen property. She was defiant and uncooperative during her arrest.

11A 28-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for drunken driving, a felony with three prior convictions with his last drunken driving arrest Feb. 6, driving with a revoked license, with five prior convictions, and speeding 85 mph in a 55 mph zone in the 7000 block of Interstate 43 at 3 a.m. April 1. The man admitted to having a few beers at Potawatomi where he lost a "significant amount of money."

12A snowblower and lawn mower valued at $800 were taken from a garage in the 2100 block of West Kendall Avenue from early afternoon April 1. The residents had gone to church and when they returned the garage door was open and the items gone. There was no sign of forced entry.

13A 25-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for possession of 1.5 grams of marijuana after a complaint of very loud music coming from a car in the 6000 block of North Green Bay Avenue at 10:50 p.m. April 1. The man opened his window about an inch and there was a strong odor of marijuana. When asked to open it further, he said "no" but then did so. He admitted smoking the drug but said it wasn't wrong.

14An undisclosed amount of cash was taken by two males implying a weapon at Stone Creek Coffee, 6969 N. Port Washington Road, at 5:45 p.m. April 2.

15A burglary was reported at River Run Computers, 2320 W. Camden Road, before 2:30 a.m. April 3. Police found doors opened and a broken window.

16Two 15-year-old Glendale girls were arrested one for underage drinking and one for possession of alcohol on school property at Nicolet High School, 6701 N. Jean Nicolet Road, at 12:40 p.m. April 3. One girl brought the alcohol to school in a water bottle which she said a friend had left at her house over the weekend. Both girls denied drinking at first but then admitted having a few sips. One girl had a preliminary BAC of 0.035.

17Thirteen bundles of marijuana weighing 9.9 grams were found on the floor of the children's department at Boston Store, 5701 N. Lydell Ave., at 1:25 p.m. April 3.

18A 43-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for felony charge of robbery with a threat of force, attempt to flee an officer and recklessly endangering safety after taking more than $200 while implying a weapon at Cousins Sub, 5333 N. Port Washington Road, at 10 p.m. April 3. The suspect led police on a high-speed chase sometimes driving the wrong way and without lights and speeding over 90 mph into Grafton where he crashed his car near Hwy 60 and Port Washington Road. He fled on foot but was caught.

19A 21-year-old Grafton man was arrested for drunken driving in the 6700 block of North Jean Nicolet Road at 12:30 a.m. April 6. His BAC was 0.13.

20An armed robbery of an undisclosed number of tablets of oxycodone and OxyContin was reported at Medpoint Pharmacy, 2501 W. Silver Spring Drive, about 4:50 p.m. April 6. The suspect was a woman armed with a handgun. She jumped over the counter took the drugs and fled.

21A 13-year-old Milwaukee boy was arrested for strong-armed robbery after taking a woman's purse as she walked with her son in the 4700 block of North Port Washington Road at 3:20 p.m. April 8. Witnesses saw this boy and another male, who were riding bikes, and reported one boy hit the woman in the face and grabbed her purse and rode off. A witness followed one of the boys who was caught in the 4000 block of North Seventh Street and arrested. He admitted being involved but said he bumped into the woman by accident while on his cellphone and his friend told him to take the purse.


No reportable incidents this week.


22A 24-year-old Sheboygan man was arrested for drunken driving, driving after suspension, open intoxicants, possession of marijuana and speeding 46 mph in a 25 mph zone in the 4800 block of North Navajo Avenue at 12:30 a.m. April 1. An open can of beer and 1.5 grams of marijuana were in the car. His BAC was 0.12

23A $200 snowblower was taken from an unlocked detached garage in the 4400 block of North Bartlett Avenue during the day April 2.

24A 53-year-old Milwaukee woman was arrested on a felony probation warrant after attempting to use a fake prescription to buy a Schedule II narcotic at Thompson Serv-U Pharmacy, 1421 E. Capitol Drive, at 7 p.m. April 3. The woman gave a false name and failed to show any identification.

25A resident came to the Police Department and turned in a .40 caliber bullet found on the playground at Lake Bluff Elementary School, 1600 East Lake Bluff Blvd., at 1 p.m. April 3.

26A 42-year-old man who had no permanent address was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and theft from Pick 'n Save, 4145 N. Oakland Ave., at 1 p.m. April 4. The man took four bottles of liquor valued at $116 and fled the store. He was found with a syringe with residue.

27Two Milwaukee males, 17 and 18, were arrested for theft of a $200 cellphone and $15 cash from the boys gym at Shorewood High School, 1701 E. Capitol Drive, about noon April 4. The suspects, both students, were identified by the calls one or both made on the stolen cellphone.

28A 40-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested on a warrant and is a suspect of several thefts after he was found riding a bike on the sidewalk without lights in the 4200 block of North Oakland Avenue at 1:30 a.m. April 6. The man had various items tied to his bike that had been reported stolen.

29A $125 GPS unit was taken from a locked car in the 4100 block of North Oakland Avenue on April 6 or 7. Damage was more than $150.


30A man and woman, both 24 of Oak Creek, were arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia after a witness reported them injecting themselves in a car in the 900 block of East Henry Clay Street at 10:20 p.m. April 4. The woman was arrested for possession of a syringe and the man for possession of needles, rubber bands and other paraphernalia. The man had track marks on his arms which he said occurred because he "works on cars." Later he admitted he had injected himself with Percocet. The woman admitted doing the same but "not this evening but earlier." She also said she "shoots up" once or twice a day and the man more with OxyContin and Percocet which costs them at least $700 a week. The drugs are purchased in Milwaukee.

31A resident reported an attempt to remove a head lamp from his car causing damage to the light and the car's surface in the 200 block of East Chateau Place April 6 or 7. The amount of damage was not reported.

32An in-dash car stereo and a 22-inch flat screen high definition TV with a total value of $1,600 were taken from a possibly unsecured car parked behind the 300 block of East Silver Spring Drive the morning of April 7. The cost of the damage was not available.

33A resident reported that juveniles in a small silver car threw doughnuts and a juice on her car parked in the driveway in the 4900 block of North Berkeley Boulevard at 9 p.m. April 7.

34Graffiti was found on rocks and picnic tables in the 5700 block of North Shore Drive at 11:30 a.m. April 8. There was no information on any damage.


Firefighters responded to 98 calls, 75 emergency medical and 23 fire/rescue April 2 to April 8.

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