1 Two people shoplifted four Milwaukee impact wrenches, valued at $1,516, at Blain's Farm & Fleet, 501 W. Rawson Ave., at 1:05 p.m. Nov. 22. The suspects fled the lot in a maroon Pontiac Montana van with temporary license plates.

2 A report of two women who trying to conceal merchandise at Kohl’s, 9035 S. Howell Ave., at 4:40 p.m. Nov. 25 resulted in a high-speed police chase involving one of the suspects along Howell Avenue. She fled in a vehicle that reached speeds of 60 to 100 mph. The pursuit was terminated in the 13000 block of South Howell in Caledonia. However, the driver was identified and a warrant was issued for her arrest. The other suspect was taken into custody at Kohl's for allegedly trying to steal $876 worth of merchandise at Kohl's. She was on parole for another theft offense at the time of the incident.

3 The rear license plate was stolen off a vehicle at South Shore Cinema, 7261 S 13th St., between 2 and 5 p.m. Nov. 25.

4 A gold Cadillac DeVille was stolen at The Courts, 195 W. Puetz Road, prior to 4:15 p.m. Nov. 26. The victim told police he believed his daughter, who was homeless and drug dependent, took his keys from his residence and drove off in the vehicle without his permission. The vehicle was recovered, undamaged, in Milwaukee about seven hours later.

5 A male in his 20s shoplifted two cases of Jack Daniel's whiskey, valued at $650, at 7-Eleven, 1225 W. Rawson Ave., and fled the lot in an older model silver Chevy Impala at about 12:50 a.m. Nov. 28.

6 About $1,550 worth of tools were stolen out of a construction trailer in the 6900 block of Timber Ridge Lane between 3 p.m. Nov. 25 and 7 a.m. Nov. 28.


7 A woman was taken into custody for domestic violence/battery in the 7700 block of South Burdick Avenue for allegedly kicking her husband in the groin, and then fleeing the scene in an SUV at 9:25 p.m. Nov. 22.

Drug possession

8 A woman was taken into custody for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and illegal possession of a prescription medication during a traffic stop  in the 6700 block of South Pennsylvania Avenue at 2:45 a.m. Nov. 24. Police found six grams of THC, four Xanax pills, heroin drug paraphernalia and another illegal prescription medication in her possession after the car she was riding in was pulled over for a defective muffler. The woman was on probation for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver.


9 A man was taken into custody for OWI after his vehicle was pulled over for failing to dim its bright headlamps for oncoming traffic in the 9600 block of South Howell Avenue at 1:20 a.m. Nov. 25. He was also cited for driving with a suspended license, no insurance and a vehicle registration violation. A breath test indicated a preliminary blood alcohol content of 0.21.

10 A man who was found slouched over inside his running vehicle in the parking lot at Motel 6, 1201 W. College Ave., was taken into custody for third-offense OWI at 2:40 a.m. Nov. 29. He allegedly admitted driving from downtown Milwaukee to Motel 6, but never rented a room. Police also discovered he had one warrant for OWI in Racine County and three warrants for OWI and bail jumping in Kenosha County. A breath test indicated a preliminary BAC of 0.14.


11 A 60-year-old Franklin woman was taken to Wheaton Franciscan Hospital for treatment after a vehicle making a left turn from South Howell Avenue onto East Oakwood Road collided with her vehicle at 7:05 a.m. Nov. 22. The driver of the turning vehicle was cited for failure to yield the right of way while turning left.

12 A 60-year-old Greenfield woman was taken to St. Luke’s South Shore Hospital after a one-vehicle accident in a roundabout in the 2200 block of East College Avenue at 1:35 p.m. Nov. 22. While traveling south into the roundabout, the vehicle went over the curb, struck a light pole, then continued over the roundabout and struck a light pole on the north side. It was discovered the woman was suffering from a medical condition at the time of the accident and she was not cited.


13 A car was scratched on both sides while it was parked in the 8000 block of South Wildwood Drive between 8:30 p.m. Nov. 16 and 6 p.m. Nov. 22. Damage is estimated at $250.


14 Emergency personnel responded to a vehicle fire in the 8400 block of South Howell Avenue at about midnight Nov. 29. When police arrived, the vehicle, which was parked in a driveway about eight feet from a garage, was fully engulfed in flames. It was unknown what caused the fire, but nothing suspicious was found. The vehicle was valued at $1,000.


15 An officer went to Motel 6, 1201 W. College Ave., after a caller reported hearing arguing and slapping inside a room at 9:40 p.m. Nov. 23. The officer determined that the two people involved were deaf and were slapping each other’s hands while they were signing during an argument. They were advised about the noise and were not cited.

16 Police responded to Water Street Brewery, 140 W. Town Square Way, over a report that about 13 chanting people were inside the business with picket signs and were refusing to leave at about 9:35 p.m. Nov. 26. The group was protesting animal products and meat, and created a disturbance while about 75 people were dining. Three protesters were cited for disorderly conduct at the business and five protesters were cited by mail.

17 Officers checking out a suspicious, occupied vehicle parked outside Burger King, 1250 W. Rawson Ave., took the male driver into custody after discovering the vehicle was stolen out of Milwaukee at about 12:30 p.m. Nov. 27. One male occupant in the vehicle was taken into custody for having a warrant for car theft and another male occupant was taken into custody for a sex offender registration violation.

Oak Creek police assisted the police department with 17 rescue calls and one fire call between Nov. 22 and Nov. 28.

Compiled from Oak Creek Police Department reports

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