Police Report: April 30

May 1, 2012


A 57-year-old Wauwatosa man was arrested for disorderly conduct after sending at least 70 threatening and obscene messages over the past three weeks to his "life coach," a Fox Point resident, at 9:45 a.m. April 23. The man admitted sending some of the messages but denied threatening the victim's life. The resident was advised to get a restraining order.

1A resident reported that a turkey flew into the front door window breaking it in the 9500 block of North Regent Road at 2:40 p.m. April 24. The turkey was lying on the stoop and the resident called Wild Life Rescue. However, before they arrived, "the turkey got up and walked away."

2A resident reported a suspicious person sleeping in a car in the 8500 block of North Greenvale Road at 5 a.m. April 25. The person was waiting for an estate sale to begin.

A resident reported that after filing taxes with the IRS was told that his Social Security number had already been used to file April 27.

Five cars were broken into in the 8800 and 8900 blocks of North Regent Road, 8800 block of North Malibu Drive, 8900 block of North Santa Monica Boulevard and the 100 block of West Krause Place on April 27 or 28 and two cars in the 100 block of East Glencoe Place on April 29. Taken from one car were items valued at more than $500 including a digital media player, a GPS unit and a subwoofer. Another resident reported the theft of a digital media player and GPS unit valued at $400. Most of the cars were unsecured and only a small amount of change taken.


3A catalytic converter was taken from a car in the 4100 block of West Schroeder Drive within an hour of 11:30 a.m. April 5. The owner said when she started the engine it was "exceptionally loud" and saw that the converter had been cut cleanly from her car. Replacement costs $1,684.

4A 24-year-old Milwaukee woman was arrested for attempting to fill a fraudulent prescription at Pick 'n Save, 9200 N. Green Bay Road, at 6 p.m. April 16. A voice mail was sent April 13 ordering 240 mL of Promethazine with codeine, a cough syrup, using a doctor's name. When the store checked, it found the order was fraudulent. The woman arrived the next day and the clerk attempted to stall her while another called police. The woman was asked for an ID and became angry saying she didn't have one and why should she have to show it anyway. She left but was found at a nearby store. The doctor's name that was used this time has been used multiple times in the past in an attempt to order this drug which is then mixed with a soft drink to create "purple drink."

5A car was scratched causing about $60 damage while parked at Brown Deer High School, 8060 N. 60th St., during a track meet late afternoon April 17.

6A 15-year-old Brown Deer girl was arrested for disorderly conduct after punching another student at Brown Deer High School, 8060 N. 60th St., at 12:15 p.m. April 20. The girl and others were wearing a "will not talk" sticker for a "specific cause" and when the victim saw the sticker, he said, as a joke, he was glad she was wearing it so he wouldn't have to hear her talk. The girl became angry and hit him, later admitting she had anger management problems and had been "out of control."


7A 22-year-old Park City, Utah, woman was arrested for theft and obstruction for giving a false date of birth and a 20-year-old Slinger woman was mailed a citation for theft both on April 25 after taking jewelry, cosmetics and some clothing from the 8200 block of North Gray Log Lane on April 8. A 22-year-old Fox Point man, house sitting, and his friend brought the two women to the home early morning April 8. After the women left, the house sitter reported his diamond earrings valued at more than $1,500 were missing along with items from the home valued at more than $800. When interviewed, the women denied taking anything although they admitted putting on clothing they found in the home but said they returned it. The Utah woman, who gave a birth date of 10-11-89 when it was really 11-10-89, said she always gave the day first, then the month and the year because "that's how they do it in Utah."

8A $200 digital media player was taken from an unsecured car in the 7700 block of North Club Circle on April 28 or 29.

9A 20-year-old Milwaukee woman was arrested for disorderly conduct outside Topper's Pizza, 383 W. Brown Deer Road, at 2:30 a.m. April 29. Witnesses reported the woman confronting a man sitting in a car. After he got out of his car, she attacked him, pushing and punching him then they both drove away. When stopped, the woman, a passenger, admitted following the man, her ex-boyfriend, from Milwaukee to Fox Point, after seeing him with another woman believing he must have been cheating on her. She had blood on her hands but said she might have scratched herself with her long fingernails.

10A 50-year-old Menomonee Falls woman was arrested on two counts of theft while working as a caregiver in the 7300 block of North Iroquois Road on April 30. The woman had used the victim's charge card at Mayfair mall and also sometime in March or April cashed a $3,050 check sent to the victim. At first, the suspect denied cashing the check saying it never arrived at the residence. Later she admitted she had cashed it and made restitution.


11Tools used to install carpeting, value not listed, were taken from a truck parked at the Hilton Inn, 4700 N. Port Washington Road, April 19 or 20. A window was broken to gain entry.

12A 52-year-old Milwaukee woman was arrested for theft of jeans and shirts valued at $241 at Boston Store, 5701 N. Lydell Ave., at 2:30 p.m. April 20. The woman put the items into a store bag and walked out of the store where she was stopped.

13Police were called by Bayshore Security after a large number of people gathered around waiting to buy the new Air Jordan shoe at Footlocker, 5800 N. Bayshore Drive, at 5:50 p.m. April 21. No problems were reported.

14A 50-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for possession of 1.4 grams of marijuana and theft from Pick 'n Save, 1735 W. Silver Spring Drive, at 2:30 p.m. April 21. The man had taken more than $140 of meat, left the store and drove away but was stopped about a mile away. The marijuana was found in the front seat, the meat was found in the trunk and a half bottle of vodka was found in his pants pocket.

15Two 17-year-old Milwaukee girls were arrested for theft at Kohl's, 5650 N. Bayshore Drive, at 6 p.m. April 21. The girls had taken jewelry valued at $68 from the store and also had items, value not listed, taken from Charming Charlie and Francesca's, both located at the mall. The girls admitted stealing and both said they knew it was wrong. One added that the she came to Bayshore because her classmates said it was "easy to steal from" there.

16A set of keys were taken from an unlocked locker and used to enter a car while the owner was at LA Fitness, 501 W. Northshore Drive, before 10 p.m. April 21. A personal check and $500 cash were taken but a wallet, cellphone and the keys were left behind.

A resident called police reporting she had sent more than $3,000 to someone in Mexico City after being told that her grandson was in trouble for possession of drugs April 23.

17A 57-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for drunken driving, a probation violation and speeding 60 mph in a 35 mph zone in the 5700 block of North Green Bay Avenue at 10 p.m. April 23. When asked why he was speeding, he said he was late picking up his wife. He also said he had "a few" beers. His blood alcohol content was 0.08.

18A 54-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for failure to obey an officer, loitering and receiving stolen property after a neighbor saw him trying to open car doors in the 3000 block of West Valanna Court at 3:20 a.m. April 24. When police arrived, the man ran but was stopped. He had a GPS unit, $64 cash, a bottle of cologne and a $1,200 watch. The GPS unit valued at $150 was taken last summer from the 2000 block of West Bender Road.

19A digital media player, in-dash CD player and a subwoofer, value not available, were taken from a locked car in the 300 block of West Coventry Court on April 25 or 26. A lock was forced open causing more than $200 damage.


20A 17-year-old Milwaukee girl was arrested for substantial battery causing injury in the 800 block of West Green Tree Avenue at 9:05 p.m. April 28. The girl became angry when the girl's mother and the victim, another woman, began to argue and trade insults. The girl then punched and kicked the victim who was taken to a hospital for treatment. The girl was taken to the juvenile center.


21A 55-year-old Shorewood woman was arrested for drunken driving, refusal to take a breath test and warned for defective head lamps in the 1700 block of East Menlo Boulevard at 2:15 a.m. April 22. She was taken for a blood draw.

22A car was scratched on all four doors and the trunk causing $900 damage while parked in the 4400 block of North Oakland Avenue sometime April 22 and reported April 23.

23Graffiti was sprayed on a door at Atwater Beach, 4000 N. Lake Drive, on April 22 or 23. The amount of damage was not available.

A resident reported someone attempted to use his/her Social Security number to file a tax return April 24. The attempt was not successful.

24A red waffle-weave wallet valued at $795 with $170 cash was taken from a purse left unattended in a cart at Pick 'n Save, 4145 N. Oakland Ave., between 3 and 4 p.m. April 26.

25A camera valued at $120 was taken from a locker in the girls locker room at Shorewood High School, 1701 E. Capitol Drive, late afternoon April 26. Papers for a science project were also taken.

26A car's driver's side mirror was damaged in the 3500 block of North Oakland Avenue during the day April 28. The amount of damage was not listed.


27A four-foot arborvitae tree and a concrete planter with a total value of $300 were taken from the 4700 block of North Woodburn Street the afternoon of April 27.

28A 40-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for drunken driving, driving while suspended, failure to have insurance and speeding 42 mph in a 30 mph zone in the 5200 of North Lake Drive at 1:30 a.m. April 28. Police were alerted by an off- duty Wauwatosa police officer. The man failed field sobriety tests and had a BAC of 0.19. He was taken for a blood draw.

29Police were called on a report of a Mallard duck "in distress" after her chicks fell through a storm grate at Lydell and Day avenues at 9:30 a.m. April 28. A net was used to rescue seven of the 10 chicks.


Firefighters responded to 123 calls, 94 emergency medical and 29 fire/rescue April 23 to April 29.

30A great deal of smoke was reported in a first floor hallway of an apartment building in the 4100 block of West Schroeder Drive, Brown Deer, at 1 p.m. April 23. Firefighters accessed the apartment and found a "very burned hamburger incinerated in the microwave." No damage was reported.

31A dryer fire was reported in the 100 block of West Bradley Road, Fox Point, at 10:30 a.m. April 25. The basement was filled with smoke and the fire, confined to the dryer, was extinguished. The dryer was removed and no other damage reported.

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