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Police report: Aug. 19

Aug. 19, 2013

CUDAHY

BURGLARY

· A residence was broken into in the 3700 block of East Mallory Avenue sometime between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Aug. 11. The burglars pried open the side-door of the house and stole about $7,200 of possessions, including a $500 TV, a $1,000 laptop computer, a $3,000 diamond ring, other jewelry collectively worth $2,600 and the death certificates of three family members.

THEFT

· About $270 was stolen from a safe in a residence in the 3300 block of East Van Norman Avenue sometime between July 28 and Aug. 10.

· A $20 electrical drill was stolen from an unlocked residential garage in the 3600 block of East Kimberly Avenue sometime between 2 and 7 a.m. Aug. 8.

· A 36-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for theft at National Tissue, 3326 E. Layton Ave., where he worked around 2 p.m. Aug. 12, for stealing a $700 laptop computer from one of the offices in the building. The theft occurred on Aug. 8 and was recorded on security footage. The laptop was recovered and returned to the company.

· A $100 mailbox was stolen from the front yard of a residence in the 5100 block of South Nicholson Avenue sometime between 8 a.m. Aug. 10 and 2:30 p.m. Aug. 11.

· A money envelope containing $500 was stolen from an unlocked car parked at Walgreens, 6241 S. Packard Ave., during a five minute period around 8:15 a.m. Aug. 10.

· Seven $159 propane tanks, collectively worth $1,113, were stolen from fenced-in, outdoor property of Joymark, 2121 E. Norse Ave., by at least two unidentified persons, around midnight Aug. 12. One man drove a dark, four-door sedan, and the other cut the padlock on the gate and loaded the 40-pound tanks into the back seat in about seven minutes, according to security footage.

· Two $40 cellphones were stolen from Family Dollar, 5656 S. Packard Ave., by two unidentified men around 9 p.m. Aug. 14. One man distracted the teller while the other man walked out of the store setting off security alarms. The men reunited outside of the store soon after, and were seen leaving in a white, four-door car.

· A bag containing $1,000 of military-grade, cold-weather gear and a $300 set of golf clubs were stolen from an unlocked car in the alley behind the 3800 block of East Pulaski Avenue sometime between 11 p.m. Aug. 15 and 6 a.m. Aug. 16.

ASSAULT

· A 32-year-old Franklin man was arrested for domestic violence related battery and disorderly conduct at Speedway, 4944 S. Packard Ave., around 12:30 a.m. Aug.16 after he choked a 32-year-old Franklin woman against a brick wall, threw her against the wall several times and threatened to kill her. Neither the victim nor the aggressor admitted that the incident took place, but the victim still signed a no-contact order after a witness called police. The man was held on violating his probation related to another domestic violence case.

· A 59-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for disorderly conduct at Blast Fitness, 2525 E. Layton Ave., around 10:30 a.m. Aug. 16, after he forcefully shoved another man and delivered a blow with his elbow to that man without provocation. The aggressor did not realize that the man he shoved was a local retired police officer and that the incident was observed by an off-duty Milwaukee County Deputy Sheriff. After being arrested and cited, the aggressor agreed to use another Blast Fitness location in the future.

DRUG POSSESSION

· A 24-year-old man was arrested for disorderly conduct in the 3500 block of East Ramsey Avenue around 2 a.m. Aug. 6 and was later found with one gram of marijuana, a pipe and other drug paraphernalia. The arrest began when the man was found lying on the ground. The man refused to cooperate with officers, trying to pry one officer's hands off of his wrist during the arrest, and attempting to bite and kick officers once he was pinned to the ground. The man was taken to St. Luke's South Shore Hospital for a cut that the man received above his eye during the arrest, and was equally belligerent with hospital staff. He was eventually issued five citations for possession of drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting an officer and two counts of disorderly conduct.

DRUNKEN DRIVING

· A 26-year-old Cudahy man was arrested for drunken driving, first offense, in the 3200 block of East Ramsey Avenue around 2:30 a.m. Aug. 15 after he was stopped for not obeying a stop sign. The man had a blood alcohol content of 0.11.

OTHER

· A 43-year-old male construction worker suffered a broken ankle, pelvis and spine, after he fell about 30 feet from a crane onto a gravel surface at a construction site at 3275 E. Layton Ave. around 2:30 p.m. Aug. 2. The man was wearing a safety harness, but later admitted to being heavily medicated.

· A 33-year-old Cudahy woman was cited for neglecting a child, Aug. 8, after she attempted to drop off her 6-year-old son with his 35-year-old father in the 3400 block of East Layton Avenue, got into an argument with the father when he refused, then dropped the boy off in the middle of the block and told him to walk to his father's house. The boy was found crying on the side of the road around 10:30 a.m., and he was taken into City Lounge for police to take charge of the incident. The boy was placed in the care of his paternal grandmother.

· A 20-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for recklessly endangering safety at his girlfriend's residence in the 3600 block of East Layton Avenue around 10:30 a.m. Aug. 13, after he pointed a gun at a 21-year-old Cudahy man and briefly detained him in the same residence the previous evening. The incident began when the aggressor perceived that the victim had been part of a plot to rip him off during a drug deal for Percocet pills. The two men had agreed that the victim would sell the gun to the aggressor, and while the two men were inside the residence finalizing the purchase, the aggressor pointed the gun at the victim and questioned him about the drug deal, and at one point the aggressor's girlfriend claimed that the victim had hit her. The victim managed to dial 911, but then the phone was taken away and disconnected. Although all of the parties involved gave varying accounts of the incident, the man admitted to pointing the gun at the victim during the incident. The man was cited for recklessly endangering safety, carrying a concealed weapon and possession of narcotics. The victim was also arrested at his home soon after the incident for an unrelated incident of domestic violence.

· Cudahy Police responded to two domestic incident between Aug. 11 and Aug. 18.

ST. FRANCIS

THEFT

· Two cars were entered and items stolen while the cars were parked in the 3300 block and the 3500 block of South Lake Drive between 2:30 and 5 p.m. Aug. 7. An unlocked car in the 3300 block was rummaged through with only a $25 flashlight stolen. The other car in the 3500 block was entered by shattering a $250 passenger-side window, and a $200 purse, a $100 wallet, a $300 necklace, five credit cards and $6 in cash were stolen from inside. One of the credit cards was used at three gas stations in Milwaukee, but only once successfully.

· A single tire, along with its rim and hub cap, was stolen from a car while it was parked in a driveway in the 3900 block of South Kingan Avenue during the evening of Aug. 9 or the morning of Aug. 10. The owner learned of the robbery when she attempted to drive her car out of the driveway around 11 a.m. Aug. 10, and felt the right, rear-side of her car fall to the pavement. She exited her car only to discover that a landscape block had been holding up that corner of the car. The tire was worth $300.

· Four cars were entered or broken into while in two residential parking lots, one in the 3500 block of East Tesch Avenue and the other in the 3500 block of East Norwich Avenue, sometime between 9:30 p.m. Aug. 15 and and 11:30 a.m. Aug. 16. Both of the cars in the parking lot on East Norwich Avenue were unlocked, and a $150 stereo system was stolen from one car and the face plate of a $180 stereo system was found in the grass near the parking lot from the other car. On East Tesch Avenue, each car had a $100 window smashed. Nothing was reported missing from one car, but a $200 purse and various I.D. cards and papers worth $150 were stolen from the other.

· St. Francis Police responded to one domestic incident between Aug. 11 and Aug. 18.

SOUTH MILWAUKEE

BURGLARY

· A safe, several microphones and an extension cord were taken from inside of the South Milwaukee Little League office building, 701 Mackinac Ave., during the night of Aug. 8 or morning of Aug. 9. According to security footage, three men gained entry to the building with a key. The stolen items were collectively worth $615. An 18-year-old Cudahy man was arrested for the incident. During a search of that man's house, police also found marijuana plants, and he was additionally arrested for manufacturing THC and bail jumping.

THEFT

· A wallet containing various credit cards and $520 in cash was reported stolen from a residence in the 1200 block of Monroe Avenue. at 11:30 p.m. July 26. The incident was not reported until Aug. 13.

· Two laptop computers and two cellphones were stolen from an unlocked van while it was parked at Grant Park, 100 Hawthorne Ave., between 6:30 and 7 p.m. Aug. 7. The victim was setting up for an upcoming dog show at the park when the theft occurred. The laptops were valued at $900 and $250.

· A trailer was stolen from a shared residential garage in the 3400 block of South Chicago Avenue between 1:30 p.m. Aug. 9 and 12:30 p.m. Aug. 10.

· A backpack was reported stolen from the backyard of a residence in the 2400 block of Fifth Avenue at 11 a.m. Aug 13. The theft could have taken place anytime between Aug. 9 and Aug. 13.

· An unlocked car was entered and rummaged through while it was parked in the 800 block of Michigan Avenue during the evening of Aug. 10 or early morning of Aug. 11. The victim reported only $6 missing and chose not to have a report filed.

· A car window was reported smashed and a purse stolen from inside while the car was parked in the 200 block of Lake Drive near Grant Park between 4 and 5:30 p.m. Aug. 11. The broken window and stolen items were collectively valued at $275.

· A 2002 Volkswagen Beetle, valued at $7,000, was stolen from the 1100 block of Marshall Avenue between 10 and 11 p.m. Aug. 11. The victim suspected that he left the key in the car. The car was recovered around 3:30 p.m. Aug. 13 in a parking lot in the 1100 block of Marquette Avenue with no damage. The key was not recovered.

· A 23-year-old South Milwaukee man stole a $7 pack of cigarettes from Speedway, 3102 S. Chicago Ave., around 1:30 a.m. Aug. 12, by reaching behind the counter and fleeing the store. The man was arrested in the 3300 block of Marina Road the same morning during a separate disorderly conduct complaint about the man, where he admitted to stealing the cigarettes and was cited for the theft.

· A bike and a leather jacket were reported stolen from outside of Human Concern, 1029 Milwaukee Avenue, at 2 p.m. Aug. 12.

· A $350 set of headphones was reported stolen from a residence by a guest in the 1700 block of Missouri Avenue between 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. Aug. 13. The 14-year-old Cudahy boy suspected of the crime has not been seen since the day of the incident.

· A 17-year-old Franklin boy was arrested for shoplifting at Walmart, 222 N. Chicago Ave., at 1:30 p.m. Aug 13 after he attempted to steal an $8 bottle of vodka and was caught by the store's loss prevention staff.

· A 19-year-old South Milwaukee man attempted to steal two $1 candy bars and $16, 10-pack of soda from Pick 'n Save, 2931 S. Chicago Ave., at 6 p.m. Aug. 13. The boy was able to escape when confronted by loss prevention staff, but an employee was able to grab the man's backpack, which contained documents identifying the man, and gave the bag to police. Despite going to three addresses, the man has not been found.

· A laptop computer, a video game console and cash were reported stolen from an apartment in the 1200 block of Monroe Avenue at 3 p.m. Aug. 15, but the incident could have occurred at any time in the past three weeks.

ASSAULT

· A 51-year-old South Milwaukee man was arrested for disorderly conduct at 2 p.m. Aug. 10, after he pulled a knife on another man at the bar Powers on 10th, 1815 10th Ave., and stuck the knife in a wooden barrel near him. The man was found on the same block with a folding knife and admitted being at the bar, but denied brandishing the knife. He was also cited for possession of drug paraphernalia after police found a marijuana pipe on him.

DRUG POSSESSION

· A 23-year-old South Milwaukee woman was cited for possession of marijuana after she was arrested for an outstanding warrant in Racine near Ninth and Monroe avenues, around 9 p.m. Aug. 10. She had 0.1 grams of marijuana on her.

DRUNKEN DRIVING

· A 35-year-old Oak Creek man was arrested for drunken driving, first offense, in the 1500 block of College Avenue, at 3:30 a.m. Aug. 10, after he was pulled over for expired registration. He had a BAC of 0.08.

· A 28-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for drunken driving, first offense, near College Avenue and Southtowne Place at 2 a.m. Aug. 11 after he turned onto a road on the wrong side of the curbed, grass median. The man had a BAC of 0.11.

· A 36-year-old South Milwaukee woman was arrested for drunken driving, first offense. near North Chicago and College avenues at 10 a.m. Aug. 16 after she was seen swerving in her lane, nearly hitting a parked car. Upon being signaled to pull over, she hit the curb and drove a block before coming to a stop. She underwent a blood draw, and her BAC is not available.

· A 48-year-old Milwaukee woman was arrested for drunken driving, third offense, in the 400 block of Montana Avenue at 8:30 p.m. Aug. 16 after another driver reported her swerving and making abrupt stops. She was found by police pulled over, with her lights on and ignition running. She underwent a blood draw and her BAC is not yet available. She was also cited for driving after suspension.

VANDALISM

· A truck's front fender and passenger-side panel were scratched while the truck was parked near North Chicago and Sycamore avenues between 7 and 11 a.m. Aug. 8 causing about $250 in damage.

· A car's two right-side tires were slashed while the car was parked in the 600 block of Milwaukee Avenue between 8 p.m. Aug. 9 and 2 p.m. Aug. 10 causing about $120 in damage.

· A $200 overhead light in a pavilion of Grant Park, 100 Hawthorne Ave., was found broken around noon Aug. 12.

· A small piece of a residential garage door's exterior molding was found burned in the 800 block of Park Avenue at noon Aug. 13, suggesting that someone attempted to light the door on fire the previous evening.

· An unidentified man threw a glass bottle at a bus while it was passing Bottoms Up Tavern, 500 Madison Ave., at 2 a.m. Aug. 14.

· A rock was thrown at a bedroom window in the 1800 block of Rawson Avenue at 1 p.m. Aug. 14.

· A drinking fountain was found damaged at Grant Park, 100 Hawthorne Ave., around 9:30 a.m. Aug. 16.

· South Milwaukee police responded to seven domestic incidents between Aug. 10 and Aug. 17.

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