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Police Report: July 24, 2014 issue

July 22, 2014

Burglary

1A safe was ripped off a wall and a circular saw was stolen from a home in the 7900 block of South 13th Street prior to 5:35 p.m. July 19. The victim named a possible suspect, and an informant advised officers where the safe and saw were located. Police recovered both the items.

Theft

2An employee's purse, containing a $150 Coach wallet, a debit card, personal checkbook, Social Security cards and prescription medication, was stolen from a desk drawer at Eder Flag, 1000 W. Rawson Ave., between 4:40 p.m. July 11 and 8 a.m. July 15.

3A suspect stole a total of $232 worth of liquor during two separate incidents, on July 7 and 8, at Pick 'n Save, 8770 S. Howell Ave. According to the police log, the same suspect was arrested by Burlington Police for an incident in their jurisdiction on July 15.

4 Change totaling $10 and a flashlight were taken from an unlocked vehicle in the 6400 block of South Crane Drive prior to 9:30 a.m. July 16.

5A girl's $50 softball bat was taken from Chapel Hills Park, 6735 S. Highfield Drive, prior to 5 p.m. July 16.

6Two women were arrested for shoplifting $190 worth of merchandise at Kohl's, 9035 S. Howell Ave., at about 9 p.m. July 16.

7An iPod was stolen from a vehicle in the 200 block of West Sunnyview Drive between 10:50 p.m. July 16 and 11 a.m. July 17.

8The rear license plate was stolen off a vehicle in the 8900 block of South Chicago Road between 3 a.m. July 13 and 3:45 p.m. July 17.

9A wallet containing credit and debit cards was stolen from a vehicle at Springbrook Cercle Apartments, 8601 S. Springbrook Blvd., between 10:30 p.m. July 18 and 5:30 a.m. July 19.

10Batteries and battery cables were stolen from two vehicles in a construction area in the 6600 block of South 13th Street between 5 p.m. July 17 and 10:30 a.m. July 18.

11An unidentified man and woman shoplifted three bottles of tequila, valued at $30 each, by at 7 Eleven, 1225 W. Rawson Ave., at about 5:35 p.m. July 19.

12A man was arrested for shoplifting after a security employee saw him select a machete, valued at $40, and conceal it inside a bag of dog food at Menards, 6800 S. 27th St., at about 5:25 p.m. July 20.

13A $2,200 MacBook laptop computer, a $700 Apple iPad, a $3,500 Canon camera, a wallet containing three credit cards, a $400 Tumi briefcase, a $700 Galaxy S5 smartphone and two $500 radar detectors were stolen from a truck at DeCarlo Trattoria & Pizzeria, 8469 S. Howell Ave., between 1:30 and 7:45 a.m. July 21.

14A $250 impact drill pack and an $80 power painter were stolen from a vehicle in the 300 block of East Field Stone Circle between 8 p.m. July 20 and 7:55 a.m. July 21.

15A female was arrested for shoplifting after she was seen putting a six-pack of Kit Kat bars down the front of her pants at Pick 'n Save, 8770 S. Howell Ave., at about 10:10 a.m. July 21.

16A man was arrested for felony theft at about 1 p.m. July 21 after he stole a $6,000 snow plow from KEI Landscaping, 824 E. Rawson Ave., and attempted to sell it to a lawn care business in Racine on June 26.

17A pair of $230 Rayban aviator sunglasses and about $20 in change were stolen from a vehicle in the 1800 block of West Meyer Lane between 9 p.m. July 20 and 6:30 a.m. July 21.

18A pair of $150 Oakley sunglasses, cigarettes, earbuds and three CDs were stolen from a vehicle parked in the 100 block of East Field Stone Circle between 7 p.m. June 20 and 7 a.m. June 21.

19Two unidentified men shoplifted multiple bottles of liquor, valued at $198, at 7-Eleven, 1225 W. Rawson Ave., at about 7:20 p.m. July 21.

Drunken driving

20A man was arrested for drunken driving (third offense) after an officer saw him make several lane deviations, drift over the fog line, brake for no reason and drive well under the speed limit in the 1500 block of West Puetz Road at about 2:15 a.m. July 16. A breath test indicated a preliminary blood alcohol content of 0.15.

21A man was arrested for drunken driving in the 1900 block of West College Avenue at about midnight July 19. A breath test indicated a preliminary BAC of 0.09. A female passenger in his car was also cited for drinking open intoxicants in a moving vehicle and obstructing police and was subsequently arrested on a separated drunken driving warrant.

22A woman was arrested for drunken driving (second offense) after an off-duty Cudahy police sergeant reported he was following a maroon sedan that was riding on its rims with no license plate in the 100 block of East Forest Hill Avenue at about 12:45 a.m. July 19. The suspect was also cited for non-registration of a vehicle and no insurance. The suspect's preliminary BAC was unavailable.

23A man was arrested for drunken driving and operating after revocation in the 6300 block of South 27th Street at about 3:25 a.m. July 20. A breath test indicated a preliminary BAC of 0.13.

Accidents

24One person was transported to Wheaton Franciscan Hospital for treatment of head, neck and back pain after a four-vehicle, rear-end chain reaction accident in the 700 block of West Puetz Road at about 11:50 a.m. July 19.

25One person was transported to Wheaton Franciscan Hospital and another was transported to Children's Hospital after two-car accident at Howell and Rawson avenues at about 12:30 p.m. July 21. One driver was cited.

Vandalism

26All the windows were smashed and two tires were slashed on a vehicle in the lot at Applied Plastics, 7320 S. Sixth St., between 8:30 and 9 p.m. July 16. One witness heard two gunshots come from a vehicle that was seen leaving the area. Damage was estimated at $1,200.

27A 2-inch water discharge hose was cut at a construction site in the 600 block of West Drexel Avenue between 1:45 p.m. July 18 and 1:45 p.m. July 19. The hose is valued at $450.

28At least two gazing balls were smashed at residences in the 8100 block of South White Oak Drive between 7 p.m. July 20 and 9:30 a.m. July 21.

Other

29A man and a woman were cited for disorderly conduct after they were seen pushing and punching each other in the parking lot at Denny's Restaurant, 9650 S. 20th St., at about 2:35 a.m. July 18.

30A customer found a loaded Ruger P95 handgun in the men's bathroom at Speedway, 8667 S. Howell Ave., at about 9:30 a.m. July 18. Shortly after the report, dispatch received a call from the owner of the gun, who was in Kenosha, and just realized he left the gun behind. The gun was transported to the police station for safekeeping.

31A resident in the 1400 block of West Mario Lane brought a dog into the police station to report that it constantly goes into her yard and urinates on her kids' toys at about 11:50 a.m. July 18. An officer was familiar with the dog took custody of it and later turned it over to its owner, who was warned and advised about allowing the dog to run at large.

32A man was arrested for disorderly conduct while armed after he shot a gun out his car window while driving away from Applied Plastics, 7320 S. Sixth St., at 9:05 a.m. July 21. The incident occurred at about 9 p.m. July 18.

· Oak Creek police responded to one domestic violence call and assisted the fire department with 12 rescue calls and two fire calls between July 15 and July 22.

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