1 A man and a woman shoplifted $262 worth of baby formula at Pick ’N Save, 6462 S. 27th St., at 6:55 p.m. Nov. 28.

2 A silver bicycle with a $100 speaker mounted on it and a red light bar on the back was stolen at Mobil Gas, 9444 S. Chicago Road, prior to 10:10 p.m. Nov. 29. Two days later a resident found the bike abandoned in a ditch at the corner of East Kender Lane and South Regency Drive, and it was returned to its owner.

3 A man was cited for shoplifting a $460 Razor scooter at Kohl’s, 9035 S. Howell Ave., at about 2 p.m. Nov. 30.

4 A 2003 Dodge Stratus was stolen at Kohl’s, 9035 S. Howell Ave., at about 7:50 a.m. Dec. 3. It was later discovered the Stratus was involved in a hit-and-run collision in the 1000 block of West Scott Street in Milwaukee shortly after 2 p.m., and four people were seen running away from the vehicle. The vehicle, which is valued at $3,000, had severe body damage from the collision, and the ignition was punched out.

5 About $30 was stolen out of two unlocked vehicles in the 600 block of East Jordan Lane between 7 p.m. Dec. 2 and 7 a.m. Dec. 3.

6 A $500 iPhone 6 was stolen out of an unlocked vehicle at Target, 8989 S. Howell Ave., prior to 10:35 p.m. Dec. 4.

Drug possession

7 A man who was cited for inattentive driving after his vehicle rear-ended a vehicle at a red light in the 6400 block of South 27th Street was also cited for possession of synthetic marijuana after police noticed he had a synthetic marijuana cigar rolled up and resting on top of his ear at 11:25 a.m. Dec. 3. Police also found two packets of “WTF” synthetic marijuana in the back seat of his vehicle during a consent search.


8 A man was taken into custody for domestic violence/disorderly conduct for jumping on the back of his wife’s vehicle and smashing out the rear window at the Twi-Lite Motel, 10126 S. 27th St., at about 8:45 a.m. Nov. 29.

9 Graffiti was spray painted on five garages at County Oaks Apartments, 8748 S. Country Drive, between 5 p.m. Nov. 30 and 7:30 a.m. Dec. 1.

10 Police received a report that graffiti was spray painted on multiple garages facing Oak Leaf Park at the Wood Creek Apartment complex, 8709 S. Wood Creek Drive, at 10:40 a.m. Dec. 1. Damage is estimated at $200.

11 Graffiti was reported in a tunnel by Willow Heights Park, 1111 W. Weatherly Drive, at 1:50 p.m. Dec. 1.

12 The driver-side door lock was punched out on a vehicle at Motel 6, 1201 W. College Ave., between 2 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. Dec. 3. The vehicle was ransacked, but nothing was reported missing. Damage is estimated at $100.

13 The front driver-side window was cracked and the rear passenger-side window was shattered on a Chevy Equinox parked at Value Cinema, 6912 S. 27th St., between 1:10 and 3:30 p.m. Dec. 3. Damage is estimated at $200.

14 A large rock was thrown through the siding of a home in the 3500 block of East O’Brien Road at about 9 p.m. Dec. 4. The rock went through the siding and created a baseball-sized hole that broke the drywall inside the home. Damage is estimated at $250.


15 A boy was cited for disorderly conduct for grabbing a chair and threatening to hit another student with it at Oak Creek High School, 340 E. Puetz Road, at about 2:15 p.m. Nov. 30.

16 Police received a report that a deer carcass was found in a recycle bin near Springbrook Cercle Apartments, 8690 S. Clearwater Court, at 4:15 p.m. Dec. 1. The deer did not have a tag and all the meat had been removed. The Department of Natural Resources did not respond to investigate the incident, and police advised management to contact a disposal service.

17 A man was taken into custody for recklessly endangering the safety of a child, possession of a concealed weapon and possession of marijuana following a traffic stop in the 2000 block of West College Avenue at 2:30 a.m. Dec. 2. Police found a 9mm handgun with a loaded extended magazine concealed in the child safety seat where his infant son was seated, and a THC blunt in the center console. Police initially cited the man for driving with a suspended license, and a probable cause search was initiated after police smelled marijuana inside his vehicle.

18 Police received a report that a female manager was assaulted by a man who caused a disturbance at Motel 6, 1201 W. College Ave., at 3:55 p.m. Dec. 3. The man, who wanted to rent a room, became upset and started cursing out employees when he found out how much the taxes were. When the manager told him the motel would not be renting a room to him, he picked up a stapler and smashed it on a wall, struck and broke a computer monitor, spit in the manager’s face and pushed her. Police searched the area but did not locate the man.

Oak Creek police assisted the fire department with 30 rescue calls between Nov. 29 and Dec. 5.

Compiled from Oak Creek Police Department reports

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