A TV, a Blu-ray player, a Coach purse and DVDs, valued at about $625, were stolen out of a locked apartment in the 9300 block of South Orchard Park Circle between 7 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. Feb. 7. The peephole on the front door was punched out and the door was pried/kicked open.
A TV, DVD movies, a Samsung Tablet, an Amazon Kindle, two laptop computers, a Bluetooth headset and $60 were reported stolen from an apartment in the 9300 block of South Orchard Park Circle at 3:45 p.m. Feb. 7. The peep hole was taken out of the door and the door was pried/kicked open. The items are valued at $1,800.
A man was taken into custody after he was caught concealing five bags of shrimp in his coat, and then fought with employees who tried to detain him at Pick ’n Save, 6462 S. 27th St., at about 3:30 p.m. Feb. 7. He allegedly told police he was trying to steal the shrimp to sell it for cash. He was cited for shoplifting, disorderly conduct and possession of drug paraphernalia after police found heroin-related paraphernalia in his inner coat pocket.
Two men shoplifted 17 bottles of liquor, valued at $693, by placing them inside a duffle bag in their shopping cart at Meijer, 171 W. Town Square Way, at 12:35 p.m. Feb. 8. The suspects are described as two black males, one wearing a green jacket and black pants, and the other wearing a gray T-shirt, black pants and a black winter hat.
Five batteries were reported stolen out of four pieces of construction equipment on a construction job site in the 10400 block of South Oakview Parkway at 8:35 a.m. Feb. 9. The batteries are valued over $500.
Police discovered seven locked vehicles had been broken into and rummaged through during a parking lot patrol at LaQuinta, 7141 S. 13th St., at 7:10 a.m. Feb. 11. All the owners of the vehicles were out of town and were notified.
A $200 Garmin GPS unit and $100 worth of DVDs were stolen out of a locked vehicle at Comfort Suites, 6362 S. 13th St., between Feb. 3 and 5:30 p.m. Feb. 11. The driver’s side front door handle was damaged. Damage is estimated at $500.
Two spare tires, valued at $400, two $50 metal catwalk steps and two $50 airline hangar brackets were stolen out of a tractor/trailer parked at Wisconsin Kenworth, 9350 S. 22nd St., between 4:30 p.m. Feb. 11 and 9:45 a.m. Feb. 12.
A $650 iPhone 6, a driver’s license and a debit card were stolen at Woodman’s, 8131 S. Howell Ave., after they were accidentally left behind in a shopping cart at about 11:30 a.m. Feb. 12. The debit card was used to make three fraudulent purchases.
A $425 tool box containing $400 worth of spare trailer parts and a $200 tool box containing $100 worth of tools were stolen out of a trailer belly box at Wisconsin Kenworth, 9350 S. 22nd St., between 9:30 p.m. Feb. 12 and 10 a.m. Feb. 13.
A $700 Samsung Galaxy cell phone was stolen from a residence in the 7200 block of South Shepard Avenue between 3 and 5 p.m. Feb. 13.
Two quick change artists with European accents stole $220 by asking for change for seven $100 bills in different denominations at Woodman’s, 8131 S. Howell Ave., at about 6:20 p.m. Feb. 13. The suspects are described as two heavy-set black females in their 20s with gold in their teeth.
A man was taken into custody for domestic violence/battery for allegedly pushing his mother to the floor and hitting his brother in the head multiple times in the 3300 block of East Carol Court at 2:25 p.m. Feb. 7. He was also cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.
A woman was taken into custody for domestic violence/battery for allegedly putting her roommate in a headlock and punching her repeatedly in the head and shoulder area during an argument in the 1900 block of West Timber Ridge Lane at 5:05 a.m. Feb. 12. The victim suffered two black eyes, a cut lip, a bloody nose and a bruised shoulder. Both women blamed each other for starting the fight but could not remember what they were fighting about, stating only that it was “something minor.”
A woman was cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and is facing a charge of possession of cocaine after police found a blunt, razor blades and straws and .5 grams of cocaine in her room during a direct patrol at LaQuinta, 7141 S. 13th St., at about 9:25 p.m. Feb. 7.
An officer who pulled over a suspicious vehicle that was circling the parking lot at Motel 6, 1201 W. College Ave., cited both occupants for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after discovering both women had 10 grams of marijuana stuffed into their crotch area at 1:30 a.m. Feb. 9. One of the women was also taken into custody for having a felony warrant from probation/parole and a warrant for robbery. Police also found several expensive pieces of new merchandise, with prices tags intact, in the trunk of their car.
A woman was taken into custody for OWI after she was found, passed out, in the driver’s seat of her running vehicle with her foot on the brake at the intersection of South 13th Street and West Ryan Road at 10:05 p.m. Feb. 7. She allegedly admitted drinking five glasses of wine with friends in downtown Milwaukee and she failed field sobriety tests.
A man was taken into custody for OWI after he lost control of his vehicle and hit a curb in the 2200 block of East College Avenue at about 9:30 a.m. Feb. 9. He was taken to the hospital for a blood draw.
The female driver of a vehicle that was pulled over for illegal tinting in the 1400 block of West Birdsong Drive was taken into custody for OWI (drugs) after police noticed a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside her car and she failed field sobriety tests at 1:45 a.m. Feb. 11. She was also cited for possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana when police found six grams of THC hidden in her crotch area during the arrest search.
A woman was taken into custody for OWI in the 8500 block of South Howell Avenue after a caller reported seeing two intoxicated females stumbling out of Meijer, and then drive off in a white Subaru Legacy at about 2:05 a.m. Feb. 12. The driver allegedly admitted drinking shots at a club she got into by using a fake ID, and a preliminary breath test indicated a blood alcohol content of 0.15. She was cited for OWI and underage drinking (age 17-20), and her passenger was cited for possessing a false identification card.
A man who threw an apple at another student’s vehicle in the parking lot at Milwaukee Area Technical College, 6665 S. Howell Ave., was cited for throwing a “missile” from a vehicle at 11 a.m. Feb. 10. The two were arguing about a stop sign in the parking lot, and the man threw the apple after the other driver made a gesture at him.
The driver’s side door handle of a vehicle was damaged while it was parked in the lot at Comfort Suites, 6362 S. 13th St., between Feb. 3 and 5:50 p.m. Feb. 11. The car was also rummaged through but nothing was reported missing. Damage estimate is $500.
Emergency personnel responded to a report of a possible drug overdose victim inside a room at Value Inn Motel, 9420 S. 20th St., at 4:15 a.m. Feb. 10. When police arrived they found the man face down on the floor and unresponsive, and paramedics administered two doses of Narcan. When he came to he became very argumentative and would not admit using drugs, even though he had numerous track marks on his arms. He was transported to the hospital where he refused treatment and was released.
Oak Creek police assisted the fire department with 19 rescue calls between Feb. 7 and Feb. 14.