1. About 15 suitcases, valued at about $500, were stolen from a garage in the 400 block of West Sunnyview Drive between Oct. 25 and Nov. 1.

2. A 24-inch TV and wall mount, valued at $135, were stolen out of a room at Villa Vista Motel, 8060 S. 27th St., between the afternoon hours of Nov. 2 and 9 a.m. Nov. 3.

3. About $60 worth of Halloween decorations, including a ghost statue, metal cat, a scarecrow and lights, were stolen from yard in the 2100 block of West College Avenue between 7:40 a.m. and 4:10 p.m. Nov. 3.

4. A woman was taken into custody on South 27th Street and West Drexel Avenue for stealing an employee’s cellphone at Oak Creek Automotive at about 6:40 p.m. Nov. 3. Police responded to the area after receiving complaints the suspect was asking people for money while standing in the median. When officers discovered the woman had been inside the automotive business earlier that day and an employee’s cellphone was missing, the victim called his number and his cellphone rang inside the suspect’s purse. She was cited for theft and loitering.

5. A man shoplifted two Dewalt cordless drills, valued at $663, at Farm & Fleet, 501 W. Rawson Ave., at about 6:40 p.m. Nov. 3. The man fled the lot in a white Ford van.

6. A catalytic converter was stolen off a Chevy Trailblazer in the Ryan Road Park &Ride, 1450 W. Ryan Road, between 6 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. Nov. 4. Damage to the vehicle is estimated at $1,000.

7. An iPhone 6 was reported stolen off the customer service desk at Meijer, 171 W. Town Square Way, at 7:55 p.m. Nov. 4. The victim set her phone down on the counter, and when she came back to get it five minutes later, it was gone.

8. A white 2013 Kia Optima was stolen out of the parking lot at Melrose Restaurant, 6840 S. 27th St., while the owner was dining between 10:35 and 11:30 a.m. Nov. 5. The victim told police she left the door unlocked and the key fob in the cup holder. The vehicle is valued at $14,000.

9. A man shoplifted $897 worth of Dewalt power tools at Farm & Fleet, 501 W. Rawson Ave., and fled the lot in a green Dodge Caravan at about 4:10 p.m. Nov. 5. The man is the suspect in three other shoplifting incidents at the store.

10. A woman was cited for shoplifting after she tried to return $361 worth of stolen clothing for cash at Kohl’s, 9035 S. Howell Ave., at 5:45 p.m. Nov. 5.

11. A $500 HP laptop computer, a $500 Samsung smart phone, two $100 GPS units and a wallet were reported stolen from a room at Value Inn, 9420 S. 20th St., at 10:50 a.m. Nov. 6. The victim initially told police he was drinking with some guys from the room next to his, and when he woke up the items were gone. After police didn’t find any of the stolen items in the neighboring room, the victim admitted he had a woman in his room that he found on backpage.com, who apparently left the room with his items while he was sleeping.

12. A male shoplifted $428 worth of power tools at Menards, 6800 S. 27th St., and fled the lot in a dark-colored van with stolen license plates at about 1:40 p.m. Nov. 6.

13. Two bottles of prescription medications (Adderall and Percocet) were stolen out of an unlocked vehicle in the 7700 block of South Delaine Drive between 8 p.m. Nov. 5 and 1:30 a.m. Nov. 6.


14. A man was taken into custody for domestic violence/battery for punching his girlfriend in the head five to 10 times during an argument over a crack pipe at Villa Vista Motel, 8069 S. 27th St., at about 2:30 a.m. Nov. 4. The victim was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital for treatment.

15. A woman reported she was attacked and beaten by her ex-boyfriend and the mother of his child in the parking lot at Wildwood Apartments, 8020 S. Wildwood Drive, at about 12:10 a.m. Nov. 6. The victim, who was taken to St. Luke’s South Shore Hospital for treatment, told police she went outside to get a pack of cigarettes from her car when her ex-boyfriend began punching her in the face, causing her to fall to the ground and lose consciousness. When she came to, she was being kicked in the head and ribs by both the suspect and the woman, who then spit on her and stole $700 and a prescription medication from her.

Drug possession

16. Police investigating a suspicious, occupied vehicle at McDonald’s, 8800 S. Howell Ave., took the driver into custody for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver and carrying a concealed weapon (BB handgun) at about 8:30 a.m. Nov. 6.


17. A woman was taken into custody for fourth-offense OWI after her vehicle was pulled over for traveling 50 mph in a 30-mph zone in the 300 block of West Drexel Avenue at about 2:30 a.m. Nov. 5. A preliminary breath test indicated a blood alcohol content of 0.20. She was also cited for possessing open intoxicants in a vehicle.

18. A man was taken into custody for second-offense OWI after his vehicle was pulled over for equipment violations in the 100 block of East Drexel Avenue at 1:20 a.m. Nov. 6. He was taken to the hospital for a blood draw, cited and released. A female passenger in his car was also cited for possession of marijuana.


19. A 39-year-old woman was taken to Froedtert Hospital with an arm injury after she lost control of her SUV while driving south on South 13th Street and drove off the road and into a ditch near West Willow Drive at about 1:10 a.m. Nov. 4. Police later discovered her husband was following her in a blue Mustang and saw his wife’s vehicle go into the ditch. He admitted to police he checked to see if she was OK and then left the scene when he heard sirens.

20. A 94-year-old woman was taken to the hospital after she made a left turn from South Howell Avenue onto East Forest Hill Avenue and struck a vehicle that was traveling north on Howell Avenue at about 3 p.m. Nov. 4. The injured woman was cited for failing to yield the right of way while making a left turn.


21. Tires were slashed on two vehicles parked in the 8400 block of South 5th Avenue between 9 p.m. Oct. 31 and 7 a.m. Nov. 1. Damage to both vehicles is estimated at $600.

22. A man was taken into custody for vandalism and disorderly conduct after he broke some glass at the Red Roof Inn, 6360 S. 13th St., and then refused to cooperate with police and started spitting in the rear seat of the squad car at about 10 p.m. Nov. 5.


23. Emergency personnel responded to a report of a car fire in the parking lot at Pick ’n Save, 6462 S. 27th St., at about 1:45 p.m. Nov. 7. An officer spoke to the vehicle owner, who stated he was using an alcohol-soaked Q-tip to clean the points on the mass air intake because his vehicle was not starting, and when he tried to turn it over, a fire started in the engine compartment. The fire destroyed the engine; the car was valued at $2,900.

24. Oak Creek police assisted the fire department with 16 rescue calls between Nov. 1 and Nov. 7.

Compiled from Oak Creek Police Department reports

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