Police Report: Dec. 10

Dec. 10, 2012


No reportable incidents.


At least seven cars were broken into and items taken at Northpointe Apartments, 9418 N. Green Bay Road, about 1 a.m. Nov. 20. A male rang doorbells until someone buzzed him in. He then entered the garage area and let in another man and the two broke into cars. One man, caught on surveillance video, was in his early 20s slim and about 5-feet 9-inches tall.

A 48-year-old Milwaukee woman was arrested for obstruction, for giving her sister's name, and theft of Johnny Walker Scotch Whiskey from Pick 'n Save, 9200 N. Green Bay Road, at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 21. On that day, she was seen putting six bottles valued at $222 into her purse and was arrested. Surveillance video on Nov. 16, 17, 18 and 19 showed her taking a total of 23 more bottles of the same liquor valued at $805. The store wants restitution for those bottles since they were not recovered.

Two filled forklift propane tanks valued at $360 were taken from Lakeside Stonework, 5333 W. Beaver Creek Parkway, on Nov. 21 to 26 and reported Nov. 28.

An attempt to open a locked gated fence caused $300 damage in the 8600 block of North Deerwood Drive sometime Nov. 22 to 24. Also two iron planters had been knocked over with contents creating "a mess." The planters were not damaged.

A 28-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon, possession of marijuana and displaying a facsimile firearm after a report of a man with a gun in an apartment office in the 4400 block of West Dean Road at 2:35 p.m. Nov. 24. The man, who had an air propelled .177 pellet gun partially hidden under a jacket, also had 3.1 grams of marijuana and a gold "special agent badge" around his neck. He said the badge was his ID for a security business he recently started and the marijuana was for his personal use. When asked if he was carrying a concealed weapon, he said, no, because he "didn't have a conceal carry license." The man had three arrests as a juvenile and nine as an adult including possession of marijuana with intent to deliver.

A digital media player and a laser pointer valued at more than $250 were taken from a Federal Express package delivered to the 9400 block of North Green Bay Road during the day Nov. 29. The box was found opened in the basement with the items gone.

A 52-year-old Brown Deer man was arrested on two counts of battery/domestic violence after a 911 hang-up call the afternoon of Dec. 1. Witnesses said the man came home from a grocery store, threw down the bags saying he was "never going shopping again." The man, who had been drinking, pushed his father who fell to the floor and pulled his mother's hair and pressed his hand against her face. His parents said he had mental problems.

A 40-year-old Brown Deer man was referred to the district attorney for strangulation and battery both domestic violence related at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 2. Police went to the home after a 911 call and were told the man had fought with his son, banging his head against a wall and choking him so the son almost lost consciousness. Police were also told the man was not on the scene. Later, he called police denying the allegations saying he should not be charged "for disciplining my son." He was also wanted on a theft warrant.

A 17-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl both of Brown Deer were cited for truancy at Brown Deer High School, 8060 N. 60th St., at 9:15 a.m. Dec. 4. They arrived at the school about 7:30 a.m. and then left returning about an hour later smelling of marijuana. The girl admitted leaving with the boy in order to smoke the drug. The boy said they had walked to Bradley Road but he had not smoked any marijuana just a cigar. Both were sent home for the day.

One additional disorderly conduct/domestic violence related was reported.


More than $1,200 in video games were taken from Game Stop, 8799 N. Port Washington Road, about 11 a.m. Nov. 29. The theft was caught on surveillance video showing a man and woman working together, she diverting a clerk and he putting the items into a jacket and then they both left the store.

A man, age and residence not listed, was arrested for underage drinking after the car he was in was found in the 8200 block of North Mohawk Road about 8 p.m. Dec. 4. He denied drinking and, at first, refused to take a breath test. When told if he hadn't been drinking, it wouldn't matter, so he took it. His preliminary blood alcohol content was 0.028.

A fraudulent prescription for Phenergan and codeine, a cough syrup, was filled at Walgreens, 8615 N. Port Washington Road, about 10:30 a.m. Dec. 6. The prescription was on a pad reported stolen from Rush University Medical Center, Chicago. Another prescription for the same drug was attempted at a Glendale Walgreens on Nov 12. That prescription was discovered to be fraudulent and not filled.


A cellphone valued at $130 was taken from a backpack in the boys locker room at Nicolet High School, 6701 N. Jean Nicolet Road, between 9 and 10 a.m. Nov. 30.

A 28-year-old Milwaukee woman was arrested for disorderly conduct/domestic violence after following a car her ex-boyfriend and after it stopped, hitting the bumper with her car and then punching the window in the 5600 block of North Bayshore Drive at 1 p.m. Nov. 30. The child of the couple was in the woman's car. There were no charges issued because the ex-boyfriend did not show up for the charging conference.

A 55-year-old Glendale man was arrested for a felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a knife, an electronic weapon and five OxyContin pills without a prescription after a gun was reported at his residence in the 5400 block of North Shasta Drive at 8:40 p.m. Nov. 30. The man denied the gun, a .358 revolver, was his but did admit to carrying a stun gun and knife because he'd been robbed a month before.

A woman reported the theft of her 1969 Nicolet High School class ring which she said was worth $1,000 and had been left on a counter at Pick 'n Save, 1735 W. Silver Spring Drive, at 8:45 p.m. Nov. 30.

A 30-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for drunken driving after a report of him going 100 mph in the 5600 block of Interstate 43 and being stopped in the 400 block of West Good Hope Road at 2 a.m. Dec. 1. His BAC was 0.14.

A man reported the theft of two rings valued at $5,000 he left in a bathroom at Bayshore Town Center, 5800 N. Bayshore Drive, about 7 p.m. Dec. 2. The rings were found and returned to the man Dec. 3.

A 60-year-old Milwaukee woman was arrested for theft of two dresses valued at $418 from Boston Store, 5701 N. Lydell Ave., at 3:15 p.m. Dec. 2. The woman took four dresses into a fitting room, exiting with a filled shopping bag and holding two dresses which she put back. When stopped, she was asked if she had any weapons and said yes but it wasn't a gun and "not really a weapon but it was wire cutters." She posted bail and was released and later called police saying she had an accomplice and stole for other people all the time.

A resident reported an attempted scam after receiving a call from a person saying he was her grandson in a Mexican jail and needed money at 1 p.m. Dec. 3. He said to send it via Western Union but the resident knew it was a scam and no money was sent.

A 29-year-old Glendale man was arrested for possession of cocaine and theft at Kohl's, 5650 N. Bayshore Drive, at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 5. The man was seen taking four electronic tablets valued at $524 from a display, hiding them in his jacket and walking out of the store. When stopped, the man was found with 0.1 gram of cocaine which he said he had purchased for $20. He admitted being a heroin addict but still sometimes used cocaine. He also said he was homeless and in a methadone program and hoped this arrest wouldn't get him kicked out.


No reportable incidents.


An employee stopped the theft of a carton of cigarettes after two men entered the store one going into a storage room and grabbing the cigarettes at Citgo, 1602 E. Capitol Drive, at 8:40 p.m. Nov. 30. The employee stopped the men and punched both in the face. They fled in a silver Pontiac.

Graffiti was sprayed on six cars in the 3600 and 3700 blocks of North Murray Avenue and one in the 3800 block of North Morris Boulevard sometime 2 a.m. to 7 a.m. Dec. 1. The amount of damage was unavailable.

A bicycle valued at $500 was taken from a locked laundry room in the 1400 block of East Capitol Drive sometime Nov. 23 to 28 and reported Dec. 2. There was no sign of forced entry.

A 2003 Jeep Liberty was taken after the keys were stolen from an unsecured residence in the 4000 block of North Stowell Avenue sometime 4 to 10 a.m. Dec. 1. The car was recovered near the 9100 block of West Silver Spring Drive at 4 a.m. Dec. 3. The driver, a 25-year-old Milwaukee man, was taken into custody by Milwaukee police.

A car was entered in a closed garage and clothing and a computer valued at more than $2,000 were taken in the 3500 block of North Summit Avenue on Dec. 4 or 5. The clothing included a $450 pair of pants and a $900 coat.

A wallet and contents valued at $40 was taken from an apartment in the 3500 block of North Oakland Avenue on Dec. 5 or 6. There was no sign of forced entry.

Cars were entered but only small items taken including a garage door opener and soda in the 4100 block of North Prospect Avenue, the 2500 block of East Menlo Boulevard and the 2000 block of East Lake Bluff Avenue Nov. 30 to Dec. 6.


A smartphone valued at $200 was reported taken from an employee at Bruegger's Bagel Bakery, 601 E. Silver Spring Drive, at 3:45 p.m. Dec. 4.

Two new LED Christmas light strings valued at $50 were reported taken from the 4800 block of North Marlborough Drive at 4:15 p.m. Dec. 4.

A boy's red mountain bike valued at $350 was taken from the 1100 block of East Henry Clay Street during the day Dec. 7. It was recovered in the 400 block of East Lancaster Avenue at noon Dec. 8.

Three Whitefish Bay boys, ages not listed, were taken into custody and then turned over to their parents for trespassing and curfew violations after a report of noisy juveniles on the Whitefish Bay High School's football and track field, 5000 N. Marlborough Drive, at midnight Dec. 8. The three boys ran when police arrived and attempted to hide. Two other Whitefish Bay juveniles, who did not run and were cooperative, were given warnings and their parents notified.

Police were called after a cat was found stuck in a sewer basin at Fairmount and Woodruff avenues at 8:15 p.m. Dec. 8. Police were able to free the cat and no injuries were reported.


Firefighters responded to 109 calls, 79 emergency medical and 30 fire/rescue, Dec. 3 to Dec. 9.


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