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Police Report: July 31

July 31, 2012

BURGLARY

1A videogame system, game and controller were stolen from an apartment in the 1900 block of West Timber Ridge Lane between 7:15 a.m. and 3 p.m. July 27. Loss is estimated at $400. There were no signs of forced entry.

2A .40-caliber handgun and prescription pain and anti-anxiety medications were stolen from an unlocked residence in the 1500 block of West Daniel Lane between 4:15 p.m. July 28 and 8:15 a.m. July 29.

3A snow blower, air compressor and power washer were stolen from Gastrau Golf Center, 1300 E. Rawson Ave., about 11:30 p.m. July 30. The thieves entered a detached garage by forcing the steel door open with a crowbar, which was left at the scene. The door and a lawn mower were damaged during the burglary.

THEFT

4Two men shoplifted a 200-amp breaker at Menards, 6800 S. 27th St., just after 1:30 p.m. July 24. They removed an $84.95 scan sticker from the breaker and replace it with a sticker for $7.44.

5A $170 Nintendo 3DS was taken from Target, 8989 S. Howell Ave., at 8:15 p.m. July 24.

6Stereo equipment and a box containing 300 "Warhammer" figurines, valued at $2,420, were stolen out of a locked truck in the Southfield Apartments parking lot between 11 p.m. July 24 and 3 a.m. July 25. A man - described as about five-foot-ten, white, in his mid- to late-20s, weighing 185 pounds, and having a shaved head and short, full beard - smashed the passenger-side window to gain access and was last seen speeding away from the scene in a red Chevy Lumina.

7Lighters, $7 and a YMCA membership card were stolen out of an unlocked vehicle in the 6400 block of South Crane Drive overnight July 25.

8A bottle of prescription pain medication was stolen out of a shipment bound for Wheaton Franciscan Hospital at Dunham Express, 7420 S. 10th St., prior to 9:30 a.m. July 27. Police have video surveillance of the theft.

9About $50 worth of meat was stolen at Woodman's, 8131 S. Howell Ave., at 2:15 p.m. July 27.

10Medication used to help people with drug withdrawal was stolen out of the center console of an unlocked vehicle in the 2100 block of West College Avenue between 7 p.m. July 27 and noon July 28.

11 bottle of prescription pain medication was stolen from an open garage in the 2500 block of West Oakwood Road between noon and 8 p.m. July 27. Many people had passed through the garage that day.

12Two GPS units were stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 3800 block of East Stargrass Lane between 9 p.m. July 27 and 5:30 a.m. July 28. Loss is estimated at $200.

13A $40 blanket, a $30 tool case, $5 in quarters and 50 CDs, valued at $750, were stolen out of two unlocked vehicles in the 3700 block of East Garden Place between 10 p.m. July 27 and 5 a.m. July 28.

14A men's wallet containing two credit cards, $20, a driver's license and a Social Security card was stolen from an unlocked truck in a driveway in the 3500 block of East Garden Place between 10:30 p.m. July 27 and 5:30 a.m. July 28. The credit cards were used at two Red Box locations and a gas station prior to the discovery of the theft.

15A 25-year-old Port Washington woman and a 24-year-old Milwaukee man were arrested for shoplifting $640 of groceries at Pick 'n Save, 2320 W. Ryan Road, about noon July 28. The theft occurred at 12:20 p.m. July 14.

16A 66-year-old Milwaukee woman was arrested for shoplifting two bottles of spices, a total value of $9, at Pick 'n Save, 6462 S. 27th St., about 7 p.m. July 28.

17A 17-inch dirt bike was stolen at Oak Creek High School, 340 E. Puetz Road, between 5 and 7:30 p.m. July 30.

ASSAULT

18A 25-year-old Michigan woman was cited for battery for repeatedly striking a 42-year-old Milwaukee man, causing bruising to his arms and a cut on his right cheek, during an argument in their room at Comfort Suites, 6362 S. 13th St., at 2 a.m. July 28.

19An Oak Creek man called police to report the driver of a white Chevy got angry for no reason, followed him into the parking lot at Comfort Suites, 6362 S. 13th St., and punched him in the shoulder about 7:15 p.m. July 28.

DRUG POSSESSION

20A 25-year-old Michigan man was arrested for possession of marijuana after a canine search revealed four grams of high-grade THC in a bag in his room at Days Inn, 1201 W. College Ave., at 6:30 p.m. July 24.

21An 18-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for possession of marijuana after 3.5 grams of THC were found underneath the shifter console in his car during a traffic stop in the 7500 block of South 10th Street at 5:15 p.m. July 27.

22An 18-year-old Oak Creek man was arrested for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and a 21-year-old Oak Creek man was arrested for possession of marijuana after a pipe with THC residue and a pill bottle containing 1.5 grams of marijuana were found in their vehicle in the 8700 block of South Chicago Road at 7 p.m. July 27.

23A 26-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for possession of marijuana after he asked people if they needed drugs outside Days Inn, 1201 W. College Ave., about 5 p.m. July 29.

VANDALISM

24A nail was found in the tire of a minivan and the vehicle was scratched while it was parked in the 100 block of West Sunnyview Drive between 6:30 p.m. July 22 and 11:30 p.m. July 28. Damage is estimated at $250.

25A delivery truck window was broken at DHL, 305 E. Mahn Court, between 5 p.m. July 27 and 5 a.m. July 30. Damage is estimated at $100.

26A resident called police after his ex-girlfriend, a 46-year-old Germantown woman, threw a mug through his car window during an argument in the 7300 block of South Logan Avenue about 10 p.m. July 28. Damage is estimated at $700.

27A vehicle's back window was smashed in the 8300 block of South Newbury Drive between 9 p.m. July 29 and 3:30 a.m. July 30. Damage is estimated at $200.

OTHER

28A driver reported a man waving a tennis racquet out of the driver's side window of his car to prevent anyone from driving next to him while he was traveling westbound in the 1800 block of West Rawson Avenue at 11 a.m. July 25. Police located the driver, a 34-year-old Oak Creek man, who admitted he was holding a tennis racquet out his window because he loves tennis. He was warned and advised and stated he would not wave objects out of his vehicle anymore.

29A 17-year-old Milwaukee boy was cited for underage drinking after he was seen lying in the road in the 300 block of East Darlene Lane at 12:20 a.m. July 26. His blood-alcohol content was 0.21.

30A 24-year-old Milwaukee woman was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia after a needle and metal container with burned residue were found in her hotel room while she was arrested for prostitution at the Red Roof Inn, 6360 S. 13th St., at 2 p.m. July 26. Police also arrested a 27-year-old Milwaukee man for stealing items from a cleaning cart and a 47-year-old Muskego man for soliciting a prostitute.

31A medium-sized black and white dog lunged at a woman and bit her in the calf, drawing blood, while she was running near the intersection of Puetz Road and Sunnyview Drive at 7:30 a.m. July 27. Police notified the dog's owner and are following up.

32A 17-year-old Oak Creek boy was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia after police found a metal pipe with burned residue and two small pieces of tin foil with burned residue in his car during a traffic stop in the 1000 block of East Puetz Road at 12:50 a.m. July 28.

33An 18-year-old West Bend woman was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia after a police and canine search revealed a methadone lockbox containing a syringe, spoon, tin foil, a needle and other contraband in her vehicle in the Milwaukee Area Technical College parking lot, 6665 S. Howell Ave., at 10 a.m. July 28.

34A 15-year-old girl was bitten in the thigh by a dog being walked by two people while she was running on a path near Miller Park & Pavilion, 340 E. Puetz Road, prior to 8 a.m. July 30. The dog, an Australian shepherd, was being walked on a leash by a couple, who did not stop and continued walking through the park and into a nearby subdivision.

35A 13-year-old Oak Creek boy was cited for disorderly conduct after he was seen swinging a metal pipe at several other children at Otjen Park, 9300 S. Chicago Road, at 4:30 p.m. July 30.

FIRE CALLS

Oak Creek police responded to three domestic violence calls and assisted with 25 rescue calls between July 23 and July 30.

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