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Oak Creek police reports

Oct. 9, 2008

BURGLARY

A game system valued at $400 and two safes containing $1,000 in savings bonds, a $900 engagement ring and a handgun, were taken from a residence in the 6800 block of South Southfield Boulevard between 10:30 a.m. and 9:42 p.m. Sept. 29. The front door was forced open.

A 27-year-old Cudahy man and an 18-year-old Oak Creek man were arrested for receiving stolen property about 4 p.m. Oct. 1, after they broke into an apartment in the 8000 block of South Wildwood Drive and took a game system and several games. The items have an estimated valued of $900.

The front door of a residence in the 1200 block of West York Street was broken down prior to 11 a.m. Oct. 2. Three males in their late teens to early 20s were observed fleeing the scene in a minivan with tinted windows. No items were taken, and damage is estimated at $250.

THEFT

A Global Positioning System valued at $450 was taken from a vehicle in the 6900 block of South Timber Ridge Lane between 7 p.m. Sept. 28 and 12:50 a.m. Sept. 29. The driver-side window was smashed. Damage is estimated at $200.

Various electronics and a refrigerator were taken from a vehicle at Pilot Travel Center, 2031 W. Ryan Road, between 4:30 p.m. Sept. 30 and 7:15 a.m. Oct. 1. Loss is estimated at $5,350.

A GPS and a cell phone charger were taken from a vehicle at Tri City National Bank, 6400 S. 27th St., between 5 and 6:10 p.m. Oct. 2. The driver-side window was smashed. Loss is estimated at $340, and damage is estimated at $500.

Three catalytic converters were taken from separate vehicles at P&J Bathroom Specialists, 6968 S. 13th St., and Sharp Refractories, Inc., 6960 S. 13th St., prior to 12:13 p.m. Oct. 3. Loss is estimated at $650.

A GPS valued at $300 was taken from a vehicle in the 2600 block of West Lakewood Lane between 11:30 p.m. Oct. 4 and 12:50 p.m. Oct. 5. The driver-side window was smashed. Damage is estimated at $250.

DRUG POSSESSION

A 38-year-old West Allis woman was arrested for possessing cocaine and drug paraphernalia, and operating a vehicle without the owner's consent during a traffic stop in the 1900 block of West Ryan Road about 10:45 p.m. Sept. 29. A 35-year-old Milwaukee woman also was arrested for operating a vehicle without the owner's consent.

A 24-year-old Milwaukee woman was arrested for possessing marijuana and drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop in the 2400 block of West Ryan Road about 2:45 a.m. Sept. 30.

DRUNKEN DRIVING

A 29-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for drunken driving during a traffic stop in the 300 block of East Fitzsimmons Road at 3:34 a.m. Sept. 30.

A 50-year-old Caledonia man was arrested for drunken driving in the 1200 block of West Ryan Road about 2:15 a.m. Oct. 2. His blood-alcohol content was 0.13.

A 42-year-old Milwaukee woman was arrested for drunken driving at Highway 100 and Shepard Avenue about 3:30 a.m. Oct. 4. Her BAC was 0.26. She also was cited for failure to obey a traffic signal.

A 33-year-old Oak Creek man was arrested for drunken driving and marijuana possession after he struck a telephone pole and two mailboxes and drove into a ditch in the 1800 block of West Drexel Avenue at 2:39 a.m. Oct. 5. His BAC was 0.20.

A 20-year-old Union Grove man was arrested for his second drunken-driving offense at 10th Street and Drexel Avenue about 3:30 a.m. Oct. 5. His BAC was 0.20.

ACCIDENTS

A 41-year-old Oak Creek man was taken to Aurora St. Luke's South Shore to be treated for neck and back pain after his vehicle was struck at Howell Avenue and Groveland Drive about 7 a.m. Sept. 30. A 17-year-old Oak Creek girl was cited for failure to yield to the right-of-way while turning left.

A 30 year old and a 27 year old, both Oak Creek men, were taken to Wheaton Franciscan to be treated for injuries, after their vehicle was struck by another driver at Howell and Drexel avenues about 11 p.m. Oct. 2. A 29-year-old Milwaukee man was cited for failure to yield to the right of way while turning left and operating after revocation.

VANDALISM

A vehicle's driver-side window was smashed at South Shore Cinema, 7261 S. 13th St., between 8 and 9:45 p.m. Oct. 1. Damage is estimated at $300.

A vehicle's trunk was broken open with a rock in the 3900 block of East High Street between 11 p.m. Oct. 4 and 7 a.m. Oct. 5. Damage is estimated at $250.

The Oak Creek Police Department responded to 11 domestic disputes last week.

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