Police Report: May 6

May 6, 2013


1An unlocked car was entered and a small amount of change taken in the 8900 block of North Iroquois Road between 6:30 p.m. April 30 and 5 a.m. May 1.


2A female, age and residence not released, was arrested for theft, obstruction for lying about her name and birth date and a theft warrant at Kohl's, 9060 N. Green Bay Road, about 10:20 p.m. April 13. The female took items valued at $290 and fled through a rear door setting off an alarm. Police were called after she and three girls, 17 or younger, residences not released, caused a disturbance in the store. Those girls were arrested, one for obstruction for giving a false name, one for trespassing and one for trespassing and a warrant. The female and one girl were found at the back of the lot along with the stolen items thrown on the ground. The two arrested for trespassing admitted knowing they were banned but one said, "I just wanted to shop."

3Two female cousins, one a juvenile, residences not released, were arrested for theft after taking dozens of items valued at $1,083 from Kohl's, 9060 N. Green Bay Road, at 7:20 p.m. April 19. The females were seen filling a cart and then entering a children's fitting room with empty purses. They left the store with filled purses leaving behind an empty fitting room and empty cart. They got into a green four-door Mazda which was stopped. When confronted, the older female denied taking anything, saying she'd left the items in a cart at the door after her lighter set off the store alarm, and, in any case, she really didn't want to buy anything. The stolen items were found piled in the car and some were being worn by the females.

4A student, no other information available, was arrested for disorderly conduct and referred to Milwaukee County Children's Court after making "an inappropriate gun comment" at Brown Deer High School, 8060 N. 60th St., at 11:30 a.m. April 23.

A man, age and residence not released, was arrested for battery and damage to property both domestic violence related on allegations that he kicked over the victim's TV set and took her cellphone and fled her apartment at 12:45 p.m. April 27. The woman followed the man to the 7900 block of North Sherman Boulevard where he reportedly pushed her. The man denied the allegations saying the TV fell over after she pushed him and that he never had her phone. She waved the 72-hour no contact order saying she wasn't afraid of him. The couple have two children in common.

A man was arrested for disorderly conduct/domestic violence related, after he allegedly threatened his ex-wife at 7 p.m. April 29. The couple were arguing over their children when he told her, "I will kill you … put a bullet in your head if I lose my kids."

Cars were entered but nothing reported taken in the 4100 block of West Cherrywood and the 6300 block of West Goodrich lanes and the 8000 block of North Grandview Drive and the 8100 block of North 66th Street sometime April 23 to 26.

A resident reported receiving a call from Microsoft saying they needed access to his computer to fix a virus and also a credit-card number to charge the $10 fee at 6:30 p.m. April 26. He gave that information but after a short time realized it might be a scam and canceled that credit card and froze his bank account.


A resident reported he was the victim of stolen identity after a collection agency notified him of an unpaid Charter.com bill for $492 April 23. The service was at a Madison address and the resident had never lived in Madison.

5A man, between 18 and 20 years old, residence not released, was arrested for underage drinking and disorderly conduct at McDonalds, 8739 N. Port Washington Road, at 8:10 p.m. April 25. The man touched the head of an infant and made inappropriate comments to the mother mentioning breast feeding, condoms and abortion. When police arrived, he refused to give his name and swore at officers. He had bottle of vodka in his possession.

6A drop safe with about $200 in cash was taken along with another $100 from a register in a burglary at Bayside Floral Design, 333 W. Brown Deer Road, sometime the evening of April 25 to 9 a.m. April 26. The back door showed signs of forced entry.

A resident reported fraudulent use of his credit card, which he still had, at 5:30 p.m. April 27. It had been used at stores in Grand Avenue and Mayfair malls purchasing items valued at more than $700 including electronics and Major League Baseball caps from a number of teams including the New York Yankees, Seattle Pilots and Philadelphia Phillies. There was also a charge for $12 at Panera Bread.

7A man was arrested for trespassing and theft of 12 DVDs valued at $529 from Best Buy, 8755 N. Port Washington Road, at 1:45 p.m. April 29. The man put the DVDs in a bag and fled the store driving off in a truck. When stopped, the DVDs were found between the seats. The man had been arrested previously for theft from Best Buy and was told not to return or he would be arrested for trespassing. A passenger was arrested for two outstanding warrants.

8A man was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia, obstruction/resisting arrest and theft from Best Buy, 8755 N. Port Washington Road, at 1 p.m. May 1. The man took a speaker valued at $200 and left the store. He was seen walking west ending up at Indian Hills School where he threw a bag on the ground. A resident tackled the man and held him until police arrived. Inside the bag were hypodermic needles, a tin cup, swabs and other drug paraphernalia. The bag tested positive for heroin.


9Ten team jackets for "Kappa League" valued at $850 were taken from a car in the 5300 block of North Port Washington Road about 2:45 p.m. April 26. A window was broken to gain entry. Surveillance video revealed the license plate of the car used in the theft and that plate was traced on April 27 to a female who said she and a friend traded cars on that date. Police contacted a relative of the "friend" and later that day nine of the jackets were dropped off at that relative's church. They were returned in good condition to the owner. The investigation continues.

10A man, age and residence not released, was arrested for hit and run causing injury, driving without a valid license, failure to have insurance and not wearing a seat belt after he backed into a parked car hitting it so hard it bumped into two women causing injury in the 5800 block of North Port Washington Road at 1:30 p.m. April 27. The women got the plate number and the car was stopped a few blocks away being driven by a woman. She lied to police saying no man was driving this car and the dent on it had happened before. The victims arrived and identified the back seat passenger as the person driving the car. He then admitted he had been driving and "freaked out" when he realized he'd hit the two victims. The car was damaged down the entire driver's side. The amount was not available.

11A male juvenile, residence not released, was arrested for fraudulent use of a credit card at Bayshore Town Center, 5800 N. Bayshore Drive, about 1 p.m. April 29. The boy had two credit cards that he said he "bought off a dude" for $20 each near Bayshore adding he thought they were prepaid and he could use them. When told there were names on the cards, he said he didn't notice that. Later he admitted he had taken them from a secured area during services at Eastbrook Church, 5385 N. Green Bay Ave., April 28.

12A chain saw valued at $300 was taken from the unsecured rear of a truck in the 5600 block of North Sunny Point Road overnight April 29 or 30. The cab was also entered but nothing taken.

13Items valued at more than $600 including a purse, camera and clothing were taken from a car parked at Kopps, 5373 N. Port Washington Road, between 9:30 and 10 p.m. April 30. The car was locked but a window was open.

14An attempted burglary was reported at Citgo Gas Station, 6204 N. Port Washington Road, about 2:36 a.m. May 1. The owner arrived at the station about 6 a.m. and found the glass on the front door shattered and called police. Surveillance video showed a car driving up and a man getting out and breaking the glass. He then attempts to open the door but is unsuccessful and leaves within a five minutes. Damage was $500.


15A toilet and a door were damaged in a women's bathroom near the ninth hole at Milwaukee Country Club, 8000 N. Range Line Road, sometime April 27 or 28. The door to the bathroom was broken and debris was scattered about. The amount of damage was not available.

16A red and black mountain bike valued at $295 was taken from a garage in the 3000 block of West Bradley Road sometime early evening of April 29 or during the day April 30.


17Two cars were entered and a $1,000 computer and a dress valued at $350 were taken from one in the 2400 block of East Stratford Court on April 28 or 29. No damage was reported.

18Items valued at $180 including a GPS unit were taken from a car in the 2700 block of East Shorewood Boulevard on April 28 or 29. No damage was reported.

19A car was entered but nothing taken in the 3900 block of North Harcourt Place on April 28 or 29.

20A male, age and residence not released, was arrested for drunken driving and following too close after he rear-ended a car in the 1100 block of East Capitol Drive about 6 p.m. April 30. His blood alcohol content was 0.12. No injuries were reported.

21 A man was seen climbing through a window from the second story porch at Hubbard Park Lodge, 3565 N. Morris Blvd., at 6:40 p.m. April 30. the man, who fled the scene on a bicycle, was about 5-feet 9-inches tall with a reddish beard.

22Four people were mailed citations for violation of park hours and one arrested for an open warrant at Atwater Park, 4000 N. Lake Drive, at 12:30 a.m. May 1.

23A Smith and Wesson .22 magazine with 12 rounds was found on the sidewalk at Sheffield Avenue and Kensington Boulevard at 1:45 p.m. May 1.

24A purse, iPod and other items valued at more than $200 were taken from a car while the owner walked her dog in the 4600 block of North Estabrook Parkway between 6 and 6:30 p.m. May 1. A window was broken to gain entry causing more than $200 damage.

25A car window was broken in the 1400 block of East Elmdale Court on May 1 or 2. Nothing was reported taken.


26A man was arrested for theft and a female for party to the crime of theft and receiving stolen property from CVS Pharmacy, 240 E. Hampton Road, at 6:15 p.m. April 22. Their ages and residences were not released. The man was found in a car belonging to the woman who had fled. In that car, police also found 119 items including women's fragrances, "top-shelf" liquor, deodorant, Tide Pods and toothpaste that according to the woman were stolen from Milwaukee stores. The man denied taking any of those items but did admit taking two bottles of liquor from CVS valued at $42. The car was impounded and the woman called and then came to get her car where she was arrested April 23. She denied being at the store saying the man borrowed her car but when shown video of her with the man she admitted being involved. She also admitted that she and another woman had acted as a diversion while the man stole most of the items in the car from Milwaukee stores. She also said some of those items belonged to her including fragrances and duct tape. She was told she could have those items when she presented receipts. The man was convicted of theft three times in 2012.

A box of checks delivered by UPS was taken between 2 and 4 p.m. April 24 and reported April 30.

27A resident reported a lawn mower engine attached to some kind of a cart was left next to her garage in the 700 block of East Beaumont Avenue during the day April 28. It was removed by the Department of Public Works.

28Two cars were entered and change taken in the 5500 block of North Bay Ridge Avenue between 11 p.m. April 29 and 6:30 a.m. April 30. No damage was reported.

29A man, age and residence not released, was arrested for drunken driving and failure to stop for a flashing red light in the 100 block of East Hampton Road at 2:10 a.m. May 1.


Firefighters responded to 140 calls, 102 emergency medical and 38 fire/rescue, April 29 to May 5.

30Firefighters were called nine times for fire alarms at an apartment building in the 1600 block of East River Park Court from April 23 to May 4. In all instances there was no damage and the alarms were set off mostly due to burning food and one for spraying too close to heat and one caused by cigar smoke.

31A gas spill with a "significant leak" was reported at Bayshore Town Center, 575 W. Glen Bay Ave., at 10 a.m. May 4. The owner could not be located. Firefighters used two bags of oil dry to contain the spill and then it was turned over to the mall's security.

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