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Police Report: April 28

April 29, 2014

THEFT

1Two unidentified males stole $2,500 worth of cash and coins out of a safe at Gary's Beer & Liquor, 9555 S. Howell Ave., at about 1:55 p.m. April 18. The suspects were described as black males, one wearing a blue Nike sweatshirt and a baseball hat and the other wearing a red sweatshirt with a red vest and stocking cap. They were seen entering the business through a back hallway on surveillance footage and putting cash in their pockets and carrying boxes of change.

2A man, suspected in earlier incidents, shoplifted $460 worth of merchandise, mostly alcohol and Red Bull energy drinks, at Pick 'n Save, 8770 S. Howell Ave., at about 1:30 p.m. April 20.

3A $200 CD player faceplate was stolen from a vehicle in the 8700 block of South Wood Creek Drive between 9 p.m. April 21 and 7 a.m. April 22.

4A $120 GPS unit was stolen from a vehicle in the 500 block of West Puetz Road between 6:30 and 8:10 p.m. April 22.

5A spare tire, valued at $125, was stolen off a semi at Pilot Travel Center, 2031 W. Ryan Road, between 11 p.m. April 21 and 11 a.m. April 22.

6A $15 flashlight and $10 in cash were stolen from two unlocked vehicles at a residence in the 10600 block of South Howell Avenue between 7 p.m. April 22 and 7 a.m. April 23.

7An envelope containing $120 was stolen out of the basket of a scooter at The Centennial, 400 E. Centennial Drive, between 10:45 and 11:30 a.m. April 23.

8A $1,500 laptop computer, a $300 laptop computer, a $500 tablet computer and a $45 computer bag were stolen from an unlocked truck in the 10600 block of South Howell Avenue between 6 p.m. April 22 and 6 a.m. April 23.

· A handgun, two 9-round magazines and a nylon holster were stolen from a vehicle between April 16 and April 23. The victim stated she did not know where the theft occurred. The handgun, ammunition and holster are valued at $525.

9A man was arrested for theft and obstructing police after he was seen stealing a smartphone and tablet computer from a vehicle in the 8500 block of South Whitney Drive at about 10:40 a.m. April 24.

10About 238 gallons of gasoline, valued at $933, was siphoned from two trucks at Value Inn, 9420 S. 20th St., between 6:30 p.m. April 24 and 4:45 a.m. April 25.

11About $3,000 worth of hand tools were stolen from a locked truck at Candlewood Suites, 6440 S. 13th St., between 11 p.m. April 24 and 9 a.m. April 25.

12Three unidentified suspects shoplifted three drill combo kits, valued at $1,007, at Blain's Farm & Fleet, 501 W. Rawson Ave., at about 4:50 p.m. April 25. The suspects were described as one Hispanic female between 16 and 20 years old wearing black pants and a black T-shirt, and two heavy-set Hispanic males between the ages of 18 and 25.

13A female was arrested for stealing her grandparents' credit cards, making about $458 worth of fraudulent charges, and also stealing $250 in cash from their residence in the 200 block of West Aspen Court on April 27.

14An unidentified woman shoplifted two post lights and two LED light caps, valued at $106, by concealing them underneath a plastic tote inside her cart at Menards, 6800 S. 27th St., at about 9:30 a.m. April 27.

15A smartphone, valued at $650, was stolen from a shopping cart at Pick 'n Save, 2320 W. Ryan Road, at about 6:30 p.m. April 27.

16A 2007 Kia Sorento, valued at $9,000, was stolen in the 10300 block of South Katie Drive between 6 p.m. April 27 and the morning of April 28.

17Cash totaling $135 and a debit card were stolen from a purse left inside an unlocked vehicle in the 1400 block of East Oakwood Road between 6 p.m. April 27 and 4:30 a.m. April 28.

ASSAULT

18A man was arrested for second-degree sexual assault of a child after he allegedly had sexual contact with a female juvenile inside a room at Comfort Suites, 6362 S. 13th St., at about 10 p.m. April 23. The suspect is the boyfriend of the victim's mother. The suspect was located in Madison on April 26 and brought back to Oak Creek, where he was booked, then was taken to the Milwaukee County Jail.

DRUG POSSESSION

19A woman was arrested for possession of marijuana at LaQuinta, 7141 S. 13th St., at about 8 p.m. April 24.

20A male and female were arrested for possession of marijuana at Comfort Suites, 6362 S. 13th St., at about 2 a.m. April 26.

21A woman was arrested and cited for possession of marijuana at Days Inn, 1201 W. College Ave., at about 2:10 a.m. April 27.

22A male was arrested for illegal possession of a controlled substance after police found 27 Tramadol 50-mg tablets in his possession during a field investigation in the 800 block of East Rawson Avenue at 5:45 p.m. April 27.

23A man was arrested and cited for possession of marijuana and a woman was arrested and cited for prostitution/escort license violation at La Quinta, 7141 S. 13th St., at about 12:20 a.m. April 29.

DRUNKEN DRIVING

24A man was arrested for drunken driving and cited for operating without headlights in the 1300 block of West College Avenue at 12:10 a.m. April 23.

25A woman was arrested for drunken driving and on South 27th Street and West Rawson Avenue at about 3 a.m. April 25. A preliminary breath test indicated a blood alcohol content of 0.11.

26A man was arrested for drunken driving (second offense) in the 2200 block of West Ryan Road at about 10:15 p.m. April 26.

27A man was arrested for drunken driving (third offense), operating after revocation, and speeding in the 9700 block of South 27th Street at about 4:25 a.m. April 27.

ACCIDENTS

28A male was transported to Froedtert Hospital for treatment of a leg injury after he rear-ended a vehicle in the 500 block of East Puetz Road at about 6:55 a.m. April 26. He was cited for inattentive driving.

VANDALISM

29A caller reported someone shot out the window of her vehicle with a BB gun while she was driving in the 2500 block of West College Avenue at about 7:30 p.m. April 22.

FIRE

30Firefighters and police responded to a house fire in the 9900 block of South Nicholson Road at about 5 p.m. April 26. The resident stated she saw flames coming from the back of an oversized chair that was up against a wall in the family room and they attempted to put out the fire with an extinguisher. The residents evacuated the home and no injuries were reported.

OTHER

31An officer who responded to a 911 call from a residence in the 9000 block of South 26th Street was bitten on the right leg by a rat terrier at about 3:35 p.m. April 22. The dog's owner was issued a citation for harboring a vicious dog.

32A man at Mainstay Suites, 1001 W. College Ave., called 911 to report he was being threatened by text messages from a "masseuse" at about 11:10 p.m. April 22. The caller eventually acknowledged that he had contacted the woman for prostitution after finding her online ad, and he made a deal with her for $160, but changed his mind and told her not to meet him. The caller was warned about soliciting prostitutes.

33Three boys were cited for discharging a BB gun inside city limits after a 911 caller reported the suspects were shooting pellet guns at passing cars in the 2100 block of West College Avenue at about 12:45 p.m. April 23.

34A male was arrested for disorderly conduct after he pushed his sister to the ground, pulled her by her hood and tried to force her into his vehicle in the 4000 block of East Elm Road at about 2:30 p.m. April 24. The victim refused medical treatment and was transported to her residence in Milwaukee.

35A woman reported a man exposed himself to her 16-year-old granddaughter in the 1500 block of West Ryan Road at about 3:05 p.m. April 24.

36Two unidentified males attempted to pass two counterfeit $50 bills and five counterfeit $20 bills at Menards, 6800 South 27th St., at 2:25 p.m. April 27. When the checkout clerk marked the bills and found they were counterfeit, both men left the store without the bills and fled in a vehicle.

37Officers responding to a report of a loud argument inside a room at the Oakwood Motel, 8810 S. 27th St., arrested a man and a woman for disorderly conduct at about 5:15 a.m. April 29. After the man admitted the woman was a prostitute, he was cited for patronizing prostitutes. She was cited for prostitution/escort license violation.

· Five Oak Creek residents reported an unknown subject used their name and Social Security number to file fraudulent 2013 tax returns between April 22 and April 29.

· Oak Creek police responded to one domestic violence call and assisted with six rescue calls and three fire calls between April 22 and April 29.

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