Police Report: April 8

April 8, 2014


1An $1,800 gold-and-diamond engagement ring, a white gold-and-diamond heart and a sterling silver ring were taken from an apartment in the 8500 block of South Ventana Drive between 8 p.m. March 29 and 7 p.m. April 5. A bedroom window screen was cut for entry.


2Funeral sympathy cards (some containing cash) were taken between March 21 and 23 and a digital media player and a smartphone were taken prior to March 28 from a home in the 10300 block of South Oriole Lane. The resident gave police the name of a possible suspect and police were attempting to locate him at the time of the report.

3 A bottle of oxycodone was taken out of a lunch bag inside an unlocked vehicle in the 400 block of West Aspen Drive between 4 p.m. March 30 and 8:15 a.m. March 31.

4A man was arrested for shoplifting after he was seen concealing two bottles of liquor, valued at $39, in the front waistband of his pants at Pick 'n Save, 8770 S. Howell Ave., at about 8:25 a.m. March 31.

5An unidentified man shoplifted three jigsaws, valued at $90, at Aldi, 6810 S. 27th St., at about 11:45 a.m. March 31.

6A $600 smartphone was taken while it was plugged into a charger on a desk at Oak Creek High School, 340 E. Puetz Road, between 1:05 and 1:55 p.m. April 1.

7Two rings (valued at $900), $140 worth of clothing, two Coach purses and a wallet (together valued at $1,000), and a checkbook were taken from a residence in the 400 block of West Aspen Drive between March 15 and April 4. The woman gave police the name of a possible suspect and police are investigating.

8A man was arrested for shoplifting after he concealed a $109 keypad and then tried to return it for cash at Menards, 6800 S. 27th St., at about 6:40 p.m. April 5.

9A $3,500 camouflage-colored ATV with a yellow front plow was taken from a garage at the Oak Park Apartments, 8828 S. Oak Park Drive, between March 5 and April 6.

10A woman was arrested for shoplifting after she attempted to walk out of Pick 'n Save, 6462 S. 27th St., with $119 worth of groceries at about 3:30 p.m. April 7. It was later discovered that the same woman was involved in two other shoplifting incidents at the same business on April 1 and April 6.


11A man who called police to report his condo association president threatened to beat him up because his dog was running loose was arrested for battery to a police officer and disorderly conduct after he punched an officer in the head at the Oak Leaf Condo Association, 410 W. Aspen Drive, at about 5:50 p.m. April 2. The man continued to resist and police had to deploy a Taser to subdue him. The suspect, who had two valid warrants for resisting/obstructing an officer and disorderly conduct through the Oak Creek Police Department, was taken into custody after he was medically cleared.


12Two people, a male and a female, were arrested and cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after police found multiple glass pipes, a grinder containing marijuana and a blunt in their possession while investigating a suspicious, occupied vehicle parked in the 2600 block of West Puetz Road at 12:50 a.m. April 1. The male subject was also taken into custody for having a valid warrant for a traffic violation through the Greenfield Police Department.

13An officer investigating a report of a suspicious person moving pallets around near the trash bins at Truck Country, 2222 W. Ryan Road, arrested the man for operating after revocation and possession of 0.8 grams of cocaine at about 7:50 p.m. April 1. Police also found he was on probation for armed robbery. He was transported to jail.

14A man was arrested for marijuana possession at Bender Park, 4503 E. Ryan Road, at 10:30 p.m. April 3. Police found a cigar wrapper containing 1.3 grams of THC inside the his vehicle.


15A man was arrested for drunken driving and cited for operating after suspension in the 8100 block of South Howell Avenue at 12:25 a.m. April 1. His preliminary blood alcohol content was 0.13.

16A woman was arrested for drunken driving after she drove through some road blocks and into a ditch in the 9000 block of South Nicholson Road at about 12:45 a.m. April 1. Her preliminary BAC was 0.21.

17A woman was arrested for drunken driving and cited for operating after suspension in the 1200 block of West College Avenue at about 2:55 a.m. April 5. Her preliminary BAC was 0.22.

18A man was arrested for drunken driving after he was pulled over for driving at excessively slow speeds and impeding traffic in the 8500 block of South Chicago Road at about 12:45 a.m. April 8. He was also cited for possessing open intoxicants in a vehicle. His preliminary BAC was 0.25.


19A man was transported to Froedtert Hospital after his motorcycle struck the rear of a semi while attempting to pass it and slid over 200 feet off the roadway in the 7500 block of South Howell Avenue at about 7:45 a.m. March 31. He was cited for following too closely.

20One person was transported to St. Luke's South Shore Hospital for treatment of head and neck pain after a vehicle traveling northbound in the 10800 block of South Chicago Road struck a disabled vehicle, then crossed over the southbound lanes and drove into a wooded area at about 6:10 p.m. April 4. The driver was cited for inattentive driving.


21Two girls were cited for disorderly conduct after a verbal argument turned physical at Oak Creek High School, 340 E. Puetz Road, at about 12:10 p.m. March 31.

22A boy was cited for underage drinking after an officer saw him vomiting outside a vehicle during a traffic stop in the 6300 block of South 27th Street at 3:25 a.m. April 1. The boy, who was a passenger in the car, had a preliminary BAC of 0.08.

23Two men were arrested for disorderly conduct after they got into a physical altercation with security staff at Bootz Saloon and Grill, 8950 S. 27th St., at 12:55 a.m. April 5. The security staff told police one of the men placed his feet up on the bar, and when asked to remove them he and a friend began arguing and fighting with the staff when they were told to leave.

24A resident in the 2100 block of West College Avenue called police to report his girlfriend was "harassing" him at 11:35 p.m. April 6. The caller told police his girlfriend was being annoying, wouldn't let him sleep, and kept asking him to go get her some crack. Police warned both subjects about domestic violence laws, found no evidence of drugs in the home and told the female subject to leave the caller alone for the rest of the evening.

· Thirteen Oak Creek residents reported their personal information and/or Social Security number were used to file 2013 tax returns between March 31 and April 8.

· Oak Creek police responded to four domestic violence calls and assisted with 18 rescue calls and three fire calls between March 31 and April 8.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.

Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.


Local Crime Map



Latest Photo Galleries