Police Report: May 7

May 7, 2012


1A 41-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for drunken driving, with two prior convictions, after a report of him driving in circles outside Open Pantry, 501 W. Brown Deer Road, at 12:10 a.m. April 30. The man had gone inside to prepay for gasoline and asked a clerk, "Where is the bar?" His blood alcohol content was 0.14 and he was taken for a blood draw.

2An 18-year-old Whitefish Bay man and a 22-year-old Fox Point man were arrested for theft at Open Pantry, 501 W. Brown Deer Road, at 3:26 a.m. May 1. The men, who appeared intoxicated, admitted taking lighters and energy drinks valued at about $20. A burned condom was found outside the men's car along with two boxes of condoms. The Fox Point man, the driver, was arrested a short time later by Fox Point police for drunken driving.


3A 39-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for battery and damage to property in the 4000 block of West Rivers Edge Circle at 6 p.m. April 12. The resident had called police the day before to report he hit her, broke her cellphone and a window causing $500 damage and then urinated on her carpet. However, when police arrived, she refused to press charges. She changed her mind the next day when he returned and refused to leave. He was arrested.

4A moped was damaged in an attempted theft at Brown Deer High School, 8060 N. 60th St., during the school day April 19. About $96 in damage was done to the ignition and a leg shield.

5More than 60 bottles of scented oils valued at $310 were taken from a display at Bath and Body Works, 9096 N. Green Bay Road, the afternoon of April 20 and reported April 25.

6A 28-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after someone reported the smell of marijuana outside an apartment in the 4100 block of West Hawthorne Trace Road at 9:50 p.m. April 21. The man, who was alone, denied smoking marijuana and said there was none in the apartment. Police found a bag with 0.5 grams of marijuana on a coffee table along with a pipe with residue.

7A 26-year-old Milwaukee woman was arrested for drunken driving, with a prior conviction, and refusal to take a breath test after she created a disturbance in the 4400 block of West Bradley Road at 3:10 a.m. April 26. The woman had given the resident a ride home and then refused to leave pounding on his door for 15 minutes. She then honked her horn for another half-hour, and he then called police. When asked what she'd been drinking, she said, "Nothing" adding that she couldn't "get another DUI." She was taken for a blood draw.

8A 17-year-old Brown Deer boy was arrested for assault after fighting with a relative and damaging a wall in the 9300 block of North Bethanne Drive at 4:20 p.m. April 26.

One domestic violence incident was reported this week.


9A 22-year-old Fox Point man was arrested for drunken driving in the 8700 block of North Port Washington Road at 3:30 a.m. May 1. He failed field sobriety tests and, after being arrested, vomited in the bathroom at the police station. His preliminary BAC was 0.106.

10A brand new push lawn mower valued at $155 was taken from a garage in the 8500 block of North Fox Croft Lane between 7 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. May 2.

11The two rear wheels of a riding lawn mower valued at $40 were taken from that mower parked outside North Point Service, 8000 N. Port Washington Road, on May 3 or 4.


12Two purses valued at $600 and contents including two pair of glasses valued at $325 were taken from a car at Le Club, 2001 W. Good Hope Road, during the day April 28. A window was smashed to gain entry.

13Two headlight assemblies valued at more than $550 were taken from a locked rental car at Amato Nissan, 5200 N. Port Washington Road, on April 28 or 29 and reported April 30. Damage to the car was more than $1,000.

14A $75 wallet was taken from a kitchen table after entry was gained though an unlocked screen door in the 6700 block of North Sidney Place overnight April 28-29. Credit cards had been used before the burglary was discovered.

15Police responded to a burglary alarm at River Run Computers, 2320 W. Camden Road, at 12:09 a.m. April 30. They found a broken window and muddy footprints inside the building. An inventory was needed to report what might have been taken.

16A 1999 dark green Dodge Caravan was taken from the 2800 block of West Mill Road overnight April 29-30. It was recovered in the 3600 block of North 37th Street, Milwaukee, at 4:15 p.m. April 30. The Milwaukee resident said her van was gone and this one left in its place with door open and motor running.

17A snow thrower, push mower, tools and a toolbox valued at more than $900 were taken from an open garage in the 6400 block of North Green Bay Avenue overnight April 29-30.

18Three Milwaukee boys, 12, 14, and 16, were arrested for soliciting without a permit and obstruction after asking for donations for a nonexistent Little League team at Walgreens, 5400 N. Port Washington Road, at 7 p.m. May 1. One of the boys ran but was found in the area. They all then denied being in Walgreens, saying they were "near it" but not "in it." After being arrested, the boys acted as if it was a joke saying they hadn't been stealing because the people gave them the money. Two had been arrested for the same offense in Brookfield in January.

19A 1999 purple Plymouth van reported taken from Milwaukee was found in the 2200 block of West Marne Avenue at 4:45 p.m. May 2. A witness reported that this van drove up with two men inside followed by another van with two women inside. The drivers then seemed to play "chicken" before the men abandoned the stolen van, possibly got into the women's van, which drove off. The van the women were in was later identified as the 1999 Dodge Caravan stolen from the 5700 block of North Argyle Avenue a short time before. It was recovered by Milwaukee police in the 2100 block of West North Avenue at 6:45 p.m. May 3. In that instance four people were arrested.

20A suitcase filled with clothing, value not available, was taken from a car at Silver Spring House, 6655 N. Green Bay Ave., about 1 p.m. May 3. A witness heard glass breaking and saw a man reach into the car and take the luggage and drive off. The witness got the plate number which was traced to a Milwaukee address.

21A 21-year-old Milwaukee woman was arrested for theft at Kohl's, 5750 N. Bayshore Drive, at 6 p.m. May 3. The woman admitted taking jewelry valued at $47 and was angry when arrested because "all her friends do it," some even "make a living" doing it and they don't get caught.


No reportable incidents this week.


22A homeless 39-year-old man, formerly of Shorewood, was arrested April 30 for burglary, criminal trespass and criminal damage to property in the 3900 block of North Maryland Avenue that occurred about 3 a.m. April 29. The man, the former manager of the building, broke into the basement and took 13 sets of keys and then used some of those keys to enter occupied apartments, taking items while telling at least one tenant he was investigating a water leak. Before the burglary was reported, the man was seen carrying what turned out to be stolen items including a laptop computer and a digital media player valued at more than $1,000. An officer recorded the serial numbers of the items and sent the man on his way. When the burglaries were reported and the serial numbers matched, the man was found and arrested.

23A purse and contents valued at more than $120 including a cellphone and wallet were reported taken during an "after prom gathering" in the 4400 block of North Frederick Avenue about 4:30 a.m. April 29.

A 30-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and driving under the influence of narcotics, with three prior convictions, after driving erratically in the 3800 block of North Morris Boulevard at 2 p.m. April 30. The man was found slumped over in his car and in his lap was a plastic bag of marijuana. A syringe was also found in the car. He was taken for a blood draw.

24Two cars were broken into and items taken at Walgreens, 4081 N. Oakland Ave., from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. April 30. A lock was punched out in one car and a window broken in the other causing about $200 damage to each car. A purse and miscellaneous items were taken and an attempted use of a credit card was reported.

25A 29-year-old Shorewood woman was arrested for criminal damage to property/domestic in the 4900 block of North Wilson Drive at 10 p.m. April 30. A witness called police after seeing the woman breaking the windows of a car with a baseball bat. That car belonged to her boyfriend whom she had just been arguing with about finances.


An arrest warrant was issued for a 39-year-old Whitefish Bay man for battery/domestic after a woman reported the man, her live-in boyfriend, hit her as she drove him in her car at 3:35 p.m. April 29. The man had asked to borrow her car and became angry when she refused punching her in the face causing injury. He then drove away and the warrant was issued.

26An 18-year-old Whitefish Bay man was arrested for disorderly conduct in the 800 block of East Glen Avenue at 6:55 p.m. April 29. Police were called by neighbors reporting the man in his front yard yelling loudly into a cellphone. Police gave him a warning and urged him to go inside. A short time later, two witnesses told police they heard the man tell someone on the phone, "I'll murder you" and "You don't know who I roll with." Police returned and arrested the man.

27Two 16-year-old boys of Milwaukee and Glendale were mailed citations May 2, the Glendale boy for battery and the Milwaukee boy for disorderly conduct after a "planned fight" in the boys locker room at Whitefish Bay High School, 1200 E. Fairmount Ave., at 3:15 p.m. April 30. The boys had tweeted each other to set up the fight. The Glendale boy said he didn't want to fight but had no choice after a large group of students gathered around them to watch. The Glendale boy punched and kicked the other boy and fled the scene but gave himself up a few blocks away. The Milwaukee boy was found semiconscious and bleeding and was treated by a school nurse and North Shore rescue. When his mother arrived, she refused transport, and drove her son to a hospital.

28An employee reported he was the victim of a strong-armed robbery at Harder's Shell station, 303 E. Hampton Road, at 9:10 p.m. April 30. He said a person he knows, a 27-year-old Whitefish Bay man, came into the station, threatened to hurt him and then took more than $300 from the register. That man was found. He was arrested for possession of a trace amount of marijuana. The robbery is still under investigation.

29An 18-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for prowling and two warrants after a report of him entering yards and looking into windows in the 4600 block of North Larkin Street at 2 p.m. May 4. He was also cited for disorderly conduct for causing trouble after being arrested.

A 25-year-old Whitefish Bay man was arrested for disorderly conduct/domestic after he threatened to kill a woman at 2:05 a.m. May 5. The victim signed a 72-hour no contact order.


Firefighters responded to 128 calls, 99 emergency medical and 29 fire/rescue, April 30 to May 6.

30A natural gas main was struck by contractors causing gas to leak in the 8000 block of North 37th Street, Brown Deer, at 10:13 a.m. May 4. Traffic was blocked off and some roads closed. A few homes were evacuated from the immediate area. After We Energies shut off the control valve at Bradley Road and North 37th Street, the residents were allowed to return to their homes and no injuries were reported.

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