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Police Report: Aug. 14

Aug. 14, 2012

BURGLARY

1Three GPS units and a satellite radio were stolen out of company trucks and nine scrap truck batteries and four truck batteries were stolen from the rear lot at Mid-America Steel Drum, 8570 S. Chicago Road, between the evening hours of Aug. 10 and 7 a.m. Aug. 13. Total loss is estimated at $1,530.

THEFT

2A five-foot long wooden bench, valued at $50, was stolen off a porch in the 1100 block of West Willow Drive between 8 p.m. Aug. 7 and 2 p.m. Aug. 9.

3A 16-year-old Oak Creek girl was arrested for shoplifting $100 worth of earrings and sunglasses at Kohl's, 9035 S. Howell Ave., at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 9.

4A 17-year-old Milwaukee boy was arrested for stealing a credit card out of an employee's locker at Pick 'n Save, 6462 S. 27th St., at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 9. The suspect was also cited for negligent handling of burning materials after he admitted starting a fire in a back room that caused $168 in damage.

5A 34-year-old South Milwaukee man was arrested for shoplifting a doorknob by hiding it in another box while checking out at Menards, 6800 S. 27th St., at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 9. He was also cited for disorderly conduct after he became loud and uncooperative before police arrival.

6A 49-year-old Franklin man was cited for shoplifting after he was seen shoving a box of hot cod loins down his pants and stuffing a box of toothpaste in his waistband at Pick 'n Save, 6462 S. 27th St., at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 10.

7A jewelry box containing pearl jewelry and a GPS unit, valued at $300, were stolen from a locked vehicle parked at La Quinta, 7141 S. 13th St., between midnight and noon Aug. 11. The unknown suspect(s) smashed out the front passenger side window, valued at $300, to gain access.

8A satellite radio and a lighter adapter power cord, valued at $250, were stolen from a locked vehicle parked at La Quinta, 7141 S. 13th St., between 4 and 6:45 a.m. Aug. 11. The unknown suspect(s) smashed out the driver-side window to gain access.

9A GPS unit, 12-pack of soda, flashlight, USB cellphone charger and an envelope containing $200 were stolen out of a locked truck parked at La Quinta, 7141 S. 13th St., between 4 and 6:45 a.m. Aug. 11. The unknown suspect(s) smashed out the passenger-side front window, valued at $250, to gain access.

10An unknown male shoplifted $130 by taking items off the shelves and returning them for credit at Menard's, 6800 S. 27th St., at 6 p.m. Aug. 12. Police are following up with the store to review video surveillance of the theft.

ASSAULT

11A 22-year-old Oak Creek woman was arrested for battery and disorderly conduct after she threw a price scanner at a cashier, struck another employee in the body and face and threw a trash can through the vestibule area at Pilot Travel Center, 2031 W. Ryan Road, at 9:30 p.m. Aug. 11. The suspect apparently became upset when her Western Union check didn't go through. She was also cited for operating without a driver's license.

12A 16-year-old Oak Creek girl was arrested for battery after she physically assaulted her mother, causing a large scratch on her neck and other minor injuries, in the 8300 block of South Verdev Drive at 6:40 p.m. Aug. 12.

DRUG POSSESSION

13A 25-year-old man was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia after police found syringes, charred spoons and a tourniquet in his bedroom while investigating the theft of a TV set in the 400 block of East Estates Place at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 13.

DRUNKEN DRIVING

14A 40-year-old Oak Creek woman was arrested for drunken driving with passengers under 16 years of age after she was seen staggering around the gas pump behind her vehicle at Kwik Trip, 9535 S. 13th St., at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 12. The woman's two teenage sons, who were passengers in her vehicle, told police their mother had been drinking all night and morning. A legal blood draw was taken from the suspect, the results of which were unavailable.

15A 22-year-old Cudahy woman was arrested for drunken driving and cited for operating after suspension and operating with prohibited alcohol content in the 8300 block of South Chicago Road at 2:20 a.m. Aug. 13. Her preliminary blood alcohol content was 0.17.

ACCIDENTS

16A 43-year-old Illinois woman was taken to Froedtert Hospital with a possible head injury after her bike was struck by a car exiting a gas station on 1st Street and Rawson Avenue at 10:10 a.m. Aug. 13. The driver of the striking vehicle, a 44-year-old Racine woman, was not cited.

VANDALISM

17The passenger-side window of a truck was smashed while it was parked in the 6400 block of South 20th Street between 10 p.m. Aug. 8 and 10 p.m. Aug. 9. Damage is estimated at $200.

18A window was smashed on a vehicle parked at La Quinta, 7141 S. 13th St., between 4 and 6:45 a.m. Aug. 11. It was unknown if anything was stolen.

19A 2004 Toyota Solara was scratched while parked in the lot at Woodman's, 8131 S. Howell Ave., between 4:15 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. Aug. 13. Damage to the vehicle is estimated at $500. Video surveillance is being reviewed.

OTHER

20An officer responding to a report of an underage drinking party at a residence in the 300 block of East Quail Run cited an 18-year-old Oak Creek woman for underage possession of alcohol after she answered the door to talk to the officer while holding a beer in her hand at 10:40 p.m. Aug. 10. She was also cited for resisting/obstructing an officer after she slammed the front door in the officer's face, striking the officer on the knee. Two 18-year-old Oak Creek men were also cited for underage possession of alcohol.

Oak Creek police responded to three domestic violence calls and assisted with 11 rescue calls and one fire call between Aug. 7 and Aug. 14.

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