1 Two passports, valued at $240 each, and a $1,500 collector bill were stolen out of a safe at a residence in the 9300 block of South Orchard Park Circle prior to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 10.

2 A man shoplifted nine bottles of liquor, valued at $297, by placing seven of the bottles in his backpack and stuffing two bottles in his pants at Pick ’n Save, 8770 S. Howell Ave., at 7:50 p.m. Nov. 11. The suspect has been identified and is being sought.

3 An empty purse, valued at $20, was stolen out of a locked vehicle at South Shore Cinema, 7261 S. 13th St., between 12:50 and 3:30 p.m. Nov. 12. A window was smashed. Damage to the vehicle is estimated at $350.


4 A man was cited for disorderly conduct for allegedly pulling his girlfriend’s hair and dragging her during an argument in the 8500 block of South Howell Avenue at about 5:10 p.m. Nov. 10.


5 A woman who drove her vehicle into a ditch on East Drexel and South Pennsylvania avenues was taken into custody for seventh-offense OWI and driving with a revoked license at about 11:45 p.m. Nov. 10. She was taken to the hospital for a blood draw.

6 A woman was taken into custody for OWI after she was pulled over for driving on the wrong side of the roadway in the 9300 block of South 27th Street at about 1 a.m. Nov. 11. She was also cited for driving with a suspended license and driving the wrong way on a divided highway. A breath test indicated a preliminary blood alcohol content of 0.15.

7 A 47-year-old Milwaukee woman was taken into custody and cited for OWI after her vehicle rear-ended a vehicle that was stopped at a red light at the intersection of South Howell Avenue and East Ryan Road at about 6:50 p.m. Nov. 11. She was also cited for following too closely and possessing open intoxicants in a vehicle. She refused chemical breath testing.

8 A woman was taken into custody for OWI after she was pulled over for driving without her headlights on in the 2500 block of West Ryan Road at about 3:40 a.m. Nov. 13. A breath test indicated a preliminary BAC of 0.23. She was cited and released.


9 A 51-year-old Oak Creek man was taken to Wheaton Franciscan Hospital for treatment after his vehicle was rear-ended by another vehicle in the 1300 block of West Ryan Road at 8:10 a.m. Nov. 9. A 29-year-old Caledonia woman was cited for following too closely, and the injured driver was cited for a defective stop lamp.


10 An older truck with an American flag attached to it drove onto the soccer field at St. Matthew Church, 9329 S. Chicago Road, and did doughnuts on the soccer field, causing $200 in damage to the grass at about 1:40 a.m. Nov. 9.

11 A man was taken into custody for criminal damage to property after he was seen stabbing the tires of a vehicle with a knife at Pick ’n Save, 8770 S. Howell Ave., at about 1:20 p.m. Nov. 10.


12 Emergency personnel responded to a report of an oil fire on a stove at Oak Shores Apartments, 9265 S. Orchard Park Circle, at 3:25 p.m. Nov. 10. A resident was cooking dinner when oil on the stove ignited. The fire did not cause any damage to the apartment, but it caused the sprinkler system to go off, resulting in water damage to several units.


13 Police went to the auto shop at Milwaukee Area Technical College, 6665 S. Howell Ave., after a student found a loaded Ruger .380-caliber handgun in the glovebox of a vehicle the students were going to repair at about 2:35 p.m. Nov. 14. Police confiscated the gun, placed it into property and followed up with the owner.

Oak Creek police assisted the fire department with 25 rescue calls and three fire calls between Nov. 8 and Nov. 14.

Compiled from Oak Creek Police Department reports

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