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Police Report: July 8

July 8, 2013

CUDAHY

BURGLARY

· A house in the 2800 block of East Allison Avenue was ransacked and about $7,125 of possessions were stolen from inside, sometime between 6 and 6:20 a.m. June 27. The door of the house had been pried and kicked open, and inside rooms and drawers were open and rummaged through. The stolen items included two $1,500 wedding rings, a $1,000 computer, two $350 guitars, a $600 camera, 43 model cars collectively worth about $500 and other items.

THEFT

· A $200, .40-caliber handgun, loaded with a nine-round magazine, was reported stolen from a residence in the 5100 block of South Packard Avenue around 10 p.m June 28. The theft was discovered during a move and could have occurred at any time in the preceding two weeks.

VANDALISM

· A car was found with three tires slashed, a passenger-side window shattered and dents on the passenger side of the car, while it was parked in the a lot in the 2200 block of East Norse Avenue, around 7 a.m. June 14. The incident could have occurred at any time since 2:30 p.m. June 8. Although nothing was stolen or damaged inside the car, the exterior damage will cost about $1,300 to repair.

· Graffiti was placed on a building in the 3700 block of East Barnard Avenue sometime between noon June 22 and 3:30 p.m. June 29. The graffiti consisted of the letters "DGF" written in magic marker on the rear door of the building and will cost $10 to clean.

· The soap dispensers were found to have been ripped off the wall and stolen in the men's and women's bathrooms in the field house in Cudahy Park, 3000 E. Ramsey Ave., around 5:30 p.m. June 27. The dispensers will cost about $50 to replace. Miscellaneous graffiti was also found in the bathrooms.

OTHER

· A 23-year-old Cudahy man was arrested for obstructing an officer, outside of his residence in the 5500 block of South Illinois Avenue around 9 p.m. June 27, after police discovered that he purposely misidentified himself during an investigation of a fight he was involved in.

· A 45-year-old Cudahy woman was arrested at her home in the 3700 block of East Munkwitz Avenue for obstructing emergency personnel just after midnight July 1, after she spit on a firefighter trying to put her into an ambulance. The woman was found lying in an alley behind Pony's Bar & Grill, 5132 S. Packard Ave. Initially, police took her to her home, but then decided that the degree of her intoxication required medical attention. She fought with police and firefighters who responded even after being handcuffed, and while being placed into an ambulance, she spit on a firefighter, nearly striking him in the eye. She has been arrested once before for resisting and spitting on a different firefighter. Blood tests on the woman confirmed that she had a blood alcohol content of 0.27 and that she had Hepatitis C.

· An apartment in the 5700 block of South Packard Avenue was entered without the sole resident's permission, sometime between noon and 2 p.m. July 1. Nothing was reported stolen from the apartment, and no recent damage was inflicted on the door. The only evidence of the break-in was in the bathtub, where the intruder left a bar of soap and miscellaneous hair.

· A Cudahy woman was bitten by a dog in the 4800 block of South Lake Drive around 1 p.m. July 4, while the woman was situating a chair during the community Fourth of July parade. Although the bite did penetrate skin and cause a bruise, the dog, a Jack Russel/tat terrier mix, was up to date with immunizations.

· The Cudahy Police Department responded to two incidents of domestic violence between June 29 and July 6.

FIRE CALL

· Cudahy police and firefighters responded to a smokey apartment in the 5700 block of South Packard Avenue around 1:30 p.m. June 29 and a pot of potpourri burning in a kettle on the stove that the resident had forgotten to extinguish before leaving. The fire was extinguished and no further damage was reported.

ST. FRANCIS

THEFT

· A 22-year-old St. Francis woman was arrested for retail theft at Pick 'n Save, 4698 S. Whitnall Ave., around 5 p.m. June 28, after she pushed a cart with about $191 of groceries out of the store without paying for them and began loading them into her car before store employees stopped her.

· About $25 in various kinds of soaps were stolen by two unidentified men from Family Dollar Store, 3048 E. Layton Ave., around 11:45 a.m. July 3. One man distracted an employtee while the other man stole the items. Both men escaped in a black, four-door sedan.

· A 1997, blue Honda Civic, valued at $1,000, was stolen while it was parked outside of Kingpin's Tavern, 4102 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., sometime between 8 p.m. July 3 and 1:30 a.m. July 4.

VANDALISM

· A pane of plexiglass covering a We Energies electrical box was found cracked at Willow Glen Elementary School, 2600 E. Bolivar Ave., around 3:30 p.m. June 20. It is suspected that the damage was done in an attempt to get past the box to the roof of the school during the preceding two days. The damage will cost about $100 to repair.

· A sign was found bent over and hanging over the roadway at Whitnall and Pennsylvania avenues, around 5 a.m. July 1, in a suspected hit and run. The sign will cost about $100 to repair.

SOUTH MILWAUKEE

THEFT

· A 41-year-old man from Lynwood, Ill., was arrested for shoplifting at Pick 'n Save, 2931 S. Chicago Ave., around 11 a.m. June 29 after he attempted steal about $18 of merchandise.

· A purse was stolen from a woman at the main beach in Grant Park, 100 Hawthorne Ave., around 4:30 p.m. July 1. The purse contained an electronic tablet, smartphone and credit cards, $100 and a passport.

· About $285 was taken from a wallet while the owner was passed out at his residence in the 1300 block of Manitoba Avenue, around 1 a.m. July 4.

ASSAULT

· Two men were arrested for a fight that took place at a residence in the 1300 block of Milwaukee Avenue around 2:30 a.m. June 29. The two men were a 42-year-old South Milwaukee man, arrested for battery, and a 48-year-old South Milwaukee man, arrested for endangering safety by use of a firearm while intoxicated. County officials did not process charges against either man.

· A 20-year-old South Milwaukee woman was arrested for battery and underage consumption of alcohol outside of Walmart, 222 N. Chicago Ave., around 1:30 a.m. July 5, after police responded to break up a fight there. Additionally, an 18-year-old South Milwaukee woman was arrested for underage consumption of alcohol and disorderly conduct, and a 19-year-old Milwaukee woman was arrested for disorderly conduct.

DRUNKEN DRIVING

· A 24-year-old South Milwaukee man was arrested for drunken driving, second offense, at Park and North Chicago avenues, around 3 a.m. June 29, after he was pulled over for crossing a center line. The man registered a blood alcohol content of 0.12.

· A 21-year-old South Milwaukee man was arrested for drunken driving, first offense, in the 500 block of Southtowne Place around 12:30 a.m. June 30, after he was pulled over for swerving in his lane and not stopping in front of a crosswalk at a flashing red light. The man had a BAC of 0.11

· A 21-year-old South Milwaukee woman was arrested for drunken driving, first offense, during a traffic stop in the 900 block of Pine Street around 2:30 a.m. July 4, after she was pulled over for crossing a center line and speeding. The woman had a BAC of 0.14. This was also the fifth time she was caught driving after her license had been suspended.

· A 26-year-old South Milwaukee man was arrested for drunken driving, first offense, in the 800 block of Blake Avenue around 2 a.m. July 5, after he was pulled over for swerving in his lane. The man had a BAC of 0.24.

VANDALISM

· The break line of a vehicle was tampered with while it was parked in the driveway of a residence in the 600 block of Michigan Avenue sometime between 8 p.m. June 29 and 8 a.m. June 30. The damage will cost about $300 to repair.

· The window of a car was smashed while the car was parked in the 1500 block of Drexel Avenue sometime between 5 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. July 1. The window will cost $150 to replace.

· A window was found damaged with a hole shot through it at Nona's CafĂ©, 2206 10th Ave., around 11:30 a.m. July 1. That window will cost about $2,500 to replace. Additionally, the windows of four cars parked along 15th Avenue between the 1500 block and 3000 block were found damaged the same morning and afternoon, with about $930 collectively in damage. In three cases, the window either had a hole in it or a marble was found nearby.

· The window of a car was found smashed with a beer bottle while it was parked in the 2500 block of 15th Avenue around 9 p.m. July 4.

· The South Milwaukee Police Department responded to twelve incidents of domestic violence between June 29 and July 5.

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