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Police Report: Oct. 16

Oct. 16, 2012

THEFT

1An unidentified man shoplifted $545 worth of liquor at Pick 'n Save, 8770 S. Howell Ave., at 1:40 p.m. Oct. 7. The same man had attempted to shoplift liquor from the South 27th Street store a few hours earlier but was unsuccessful.

2An iPod Touch and a backpack containing two textbooks, an IBM Notepad and school items was stolen from a locked car in the employee lot at Kohl's, 9035 S. Howell Ave., between 8 a.m. and 12:20 p.m. Oct. 9. Loss is estimated at $1,500. The driver-side window was smashed to gain access. The cost to repair the window is estimated at $150.

3Four tires, valued at $500, were stolen off a car in the 6400 block of South 20th Street between 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9 and 8 a.m. Oct. 10.

4A 28-year-old West Allis man and a 29-year-old Milwaukee woman were cited for shoplifting after they were seen concealing a $65 wireless videogame controller at Target, 8989 S. Howell Ave., shortly before 8 p.m. Oct. 9.

5A $1,200 skid steer bucket attachment was stolen off a skid steer at 13th Street and Drexel Avenue between 4 p.m. Oct. 10 and 10:30 a.m. Oct. 11.

6A $375 backpack leaf blower was stolen from an apartment complex in the 2300 block of West Briar Lake Way between 3 and 3:15 p.m. Oct. 11.

7A 32-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for shoplifting six packages of meat at Pick 'n Save, 6462 S. 27th St., at 9:50 a.m. Oct. 12. The man left prior to officers' arrival and was found at a bus stop, where he was given the citation.

8A 35-year-old Racine woman was arrested for shoplifting $142 of groceries by failing to scan them in at the self-checkout lane at Woodman's, 8131 S. Howell Ave., just after 3 p.m. Oct. 12.

9A purse containing a cell phone, Social Security cards and a pair of earrings was stolen from a locked minivan at Value Cinema, 6912 S. 27th St., between 1:15 and 2 p.m. Oct. 13. Loss is estimated at $445. The rear driver-side window, valued at $200, was smashed to gain access.

10A 24-year-old Franklin man was arrested for shoplifting $100 worth of merchandise at Pick 'n Save, 6462 S. 27th St., just before 9 p.m. Oct. 13.

ASSAULT

11A 16-year-old girl and a 15-year-old girl, both of Oak Creek, were arrested for disorderly conduct and battery after a physical altercation in the 8400 block of South Verdev Drive at 3:25 p.m. Oct. 12. A 16-year-old girl who witnessed the fight was cited for obstructing an officer after she lied to officers investigating the incident.

DRUG POSSESSION

12A 25-year-old Sun Prairie woman was arrested for possession of a prescription narcotic painkiller and possession with intent to deliver after the housekeeping staff found needles and narcotics in her room at Days Inn, 1201 W. College Ave., at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 13. When the woman returned to the hotel that day, an officer and K9 unit searched her vehicle and found more drug paraphernalia and 99 Percocet tablets in her vehicle.

DRUNKEN DRIVING

13A 24-year-old Franklin man was arrested for drunken driving after an employee called police to report two intoxicated men in the drive-thru who tried to pay for their meal twice at McDonald's, 9471 S. 13th St., at 2:15 a.m. Oct. 12. The driver refused field sobriety and intoximeter testing.

14A 29-year-old South Milwaukee woman was arrested for drunken driving after an employee called police to report an intoxicated customer at McDonald's, 9471 S. 13th St., at 3:20 a.m. Oct. 14. The driver refused field sobriety and intoximeter testing.

15A 54-year-old Oak Creek woman was arrested for drunken driving in the parking lot at Days Inn, 1201 W. College Ave., shortly after 1 a.m. Oct. 15. Her blood-alcohol content was 0.12.

ACCIDENTS

16A 27-year-old South Milwaukee woman was taken to the hospital with an ankle injury after the car she was riding in collided with a vehicle attempting to make a left turn into Chase Bank in the 7900 block of South Howell Avenue at 4:20 p.m. Oct. 10. The driver of the turning vehicle, a 23-year-old Oak Creek man, was cited for failing to yield the right of way while making a left turn.

17A 45-year-old South Milwaukee man was taken to Froedtert Hospital with back and shoulder pain after he lost control of his vehicle while driving north on South Chicago Road, crossed the southbound lanes and struck a utility pole in the 9400 block of South Chicago Road just after 6 p.m. Oct. 10. The driver was not cited at the time of the accident due to a possible medical condition.

18A 22-year-old South Milwaukee man was taken to St. Luke's South Shore for treatment of a possible broken nose after the vehicle he was riding in struck a guard rail and spun out in the 600 block of East College Avenue just before 3:30 a.m. Oct. 14. The driver of the car, a 23-year-old South Milwaukee man, was cited for inattentive driving. Another passenger, a 20-year-old Milwaukee woman, was cited for underage drinking.

VANDALISM

19A vehicle was scratched while it was parked in a driveway in the 1100 block of East Stonegate Drive between the evening hours of Oct. 8 and morning hours of Oct. 9. Damage is estimated at $300.

20In an apparent break-in attempt, someone put a half-inch hole beneath the passenger-side door lock on a car parked in the employee lot at Kohl's, 9035 S. Howell Ave., between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Oct. 9. The incident was captured on video surveillance but the perpetrators were not identified. Damage is estimated at $400.

21A car was scratched while it was parked in a driveway in the 10300 block of South Shepard Avenue between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. Oct. 10. Damage is estimated at $500.

OTHER

22A 15-year-old boy and a 14-year-old boy were cited for disorderly conduct after a physical altercation at Oak Creek High School, 340 E. Puetz Road, shortly after 9 a.m. Oct. 11.

23A 16-year-old boy was cited for underage possession of tobacco after he was caught with chewing tobacco at Oak Creek High School, 340 E. Puetz Road, at 8:45 a.m. Oct. 12.

Oak Creek police responded to four domestic violence calls and assisted with 26 rescue calls and two fire calls between Oct. 9 and Oct. 14.

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