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Oak Creek Police Report: May 20

May 20, 2014

Burglary

1 A $600 HD camera, a $50 video game controller, a $300 cellphone; and a $300 white smartphone were stolen from a residence in the 600 block of East Forest Hill Avenue between 5:20 and 6:20 p.m. May 18.

Theft

2 Two industrial HVAC copper coils, valued at $450 each, were stolen from the outside north lot at Electrotek, 7745 S. 10th St., between 2 p.m. May 9 and 8:10 a.m. May 10. The theft was captured on video surveillance.

3 An unidentified woman shoplifted $127 worth of liquor at Pick 'n Save, 6462 S. 27th St., at about 7 p.m. May 10.

4 An unidentified man shoplifted multiple bottles of tequila and a bottle of vodka, concealing them under a bag of charcoal in his grocery cart, at Pick 'n Save, 8770 S. Howell Ave., between 4:50 and 5 p.m. May 11.

5 A man was arrested for shoplifting liquor at Pick 'n Save, 8770 S. Howell Ave., at 8:30 a.m. May 16.

6 A man was arrested for shoplifting after he was seen concealing two digital thermostats down the front of his pants at Menards, 6800 S. 27th St., at about 1:05 p.m. May 16. He was also taken into custody for having a valid warrant with Washington County for retail theft.

7 A quick-change artist took $20 from McDonald's, 9471 S. 13th St., at about 8:30 a.m. May 17. The suspect, described as a black male in his 50s with short hair, a graying goatee and wearing glasses, a gray and white sweat jacket and gray sweatpants, came inside and ordered food and drinks and then made several requests to exchange bills with the cashier before leaving in a red or maroon vehicle.

8 An unidentified man shoplifted two cartons of cigarettes at Mobil Gas, 1200 W. Rawson Ave., at about 6:45 a.m. May 17. The investigating officer later tentatively identified the suspect, whose picture was captured on surveillance footage, as the same suspect who has a temporary felony warrant with Greenfield police for the strong armed robbery of cigarettes at a Walgreens on Loomis Road on May 18.

9 A man was arrested at about 9:15 a.m. May 18 for felony theft after he admitted stealing two 12-gauge shotguns, a 410 shotgun and a .22-caliber rifle from his parent's home in the 3600 block of East Elm Road and selling them to friends.

10 An unidentified woman shoplifted beer at 7-Eleven, 1225 W. Rawson Ave., at about 5:10 p.m. May 18.

11 A digital camera, valued at $200, was taken from an apartment in the 200 block of West Sunnyview Drive prior to 10 a.m. May 19. The victim stated he kept the camera in a garment bag in his bedroom closet, and when he returned home the garment bag was on the bedroom floor and the camera was missing. Police are following up with a cleaning service which had access to the residence.

Assault

12 Police arrested a man for second-degree sexual assault, strangulation and false imprisonment on May 16 after he held a woman against her will, choked her until she lost consciousness and raped her after she refused to have sex with him in a motel room at Sunrise Shores, 8481 S. Fifth Ave., on May 11.

Drug possession

13 Two males were arrested for possession of cocaine and drug paraphernalia in the parking lot at Red Roof Inn, 6360 S. 13th St., at about 3 a.m. May 14. An officer investigating a suspicious, occupied vehicle found an uncapped syringe in the console, a tourniquet on the floor by the driver's seat, two metal crack pipes sticking out from under the front driver and passenger seats and three bindles of crack cocaine in the driver's door storage compartment.

14 Two women were arrested for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after an anonymous caller reported a strong smell of marijuana coming from an apartment in the 8700 block of South Oak Park Drive at 3:45 p.m. May 14.

15 A male was arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver and possession of drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop in the 1200 block of West Rawson Avenue at about 1:45 p.m. May 16. Police found a grinder, a pipe and 116 grams of marijuana in a plastic bag underneath the glove box of his vehicle.

Drunken driving

16 A woman was arrested for drunken driving and cited for inattentive driving after she rear-ended a vehicle at a red light on South 13th Street and West Ryan Road at about 2:05 a.m. May 16. A breath test indicated a preliminary blood alcohol content of 0.20.

17 A woman was arrested for drunken driving after she was pulled over for defective brake lights in the 7600 block of South 27th Street at about 3:20 a.m. May 18. A breath test indicated a BAC of 0.18.

18 A man was arrested for drunken driving (second offense) after an officer pulled him over for an unsafe lane deviation in the 1200 block of West Ryan Road at about 3:25 a.m. May 18. A breath test indicated a preliminary BAC of 0.18.

19 A man was arrested for drunken driving (third offense) after he was pulled over for swerving, making several unsafe lane changes, almost striking the median and braking for no reason in the 100 block of East Rawson Avenue at about 1 a.m. May 19. He was also cited for drinking open intoxicants in a vehicle and was taken into custody for having a warrant through the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department for drunken driving. A breath test indicated a preliminary BAC of 0.16.

Accidents

20 One person was transported to St. Luke's Hospital for treatment of left arm and shoulder pain after a driver attempting to make a southbound turn from westbound Ryan Road onto South 20th Street clipped the rear of another vehicle at about 1:05 p.m. May 19. The driver of the striking vehicle was cited for failure to yield.

Vandalism

21 The entrance gate to the Runway Dog Exercise Park, 1214 E. Rawson Ave., was vandalized on May 9. Damage is estimated at $700.

22 A portion of a fence was cut in an apparent theft attempt at Hanna Trailers, 7575 S. Howell Ave., between 1 p.m. May 17 and 8:40 a.m. May 19. Damage is estimated at $500.

Other

23 A counterfeit $20 was passed at Menards, 6800 S. 27th St., between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. May 13.

24 A woman who called 911 to report that a housekeeper came into her room and saw her naked at Red Roof Inn, 6360 S. 13th St., at about 10:35 a.m. May 17 was herself arrested after police found she had an outstanding warrant through the Cudahy Police Department for larceny and a bench warrant through the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department for operating after revocation.

25 A woman reported her ex-boyfriend placed a copy of a photo of her with an exposed breast under the windshield wiper of her vehicle at the Park-and-Ride lot, 1450 W. Ryan Road, between 2 p.m. May 16 and 11:55 a.m. May 18. The woman stated her ex-boyfriend had made threats to reveal the photo on the Internet on about April 27, and she also told police she has filed prior harassment complaints against him. The woman was advised to obtain a restraining order, and police were seeking the man for questioning.

26 A man was arrested for resisting/obstructing an officer, drinking/possessing open intoxicants in a vehicle and operating without a valid license after a caller reported a woman was being chased by a man and was screaming for help on South 20th Street and West Virginia Place at about 8 p.m. May 18. The woman told police she jumped out of her boyfriend's vehicle after he hit her several times because other men tried to dance with her at a church festival in Milwaukee.

· Four Oak Creek residents reported an unknown person used their Social Security number to file a fraudulent 2013 income tax return between May 13 and May 20.

· Oak Creek police assisted with 24 rescue calls and two fire calls between May 13 and May 20.

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