1 Two iPads, valued at $400, were stolen from Cedar Hills Elementary School, 2225 W. Sycamore Ave., between after-school hours Feb. 20 and before-school hours Feb. 21. Police are following up with the cleaning company.

2 Two packages containing about $229 worth of merchandise were stolen off a porch in the 8600 block of South Riverton Road between 3:45 p.m. and 6 p.m. Feb. 22.


3 A man was taken into custody for allegedly choking his girlfriend and pulling her hair inside a room at Motel 6, 1201 W. College Ave., at about 11:10 p.m. Feb. 24. He is facing state charges of domestic violence/strangulation/suffocation and was taken to jail.

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4 Officers responding to a report that a woman was having seizures at Mobil Gas, 9510 S. 27th St., took her into custody after finding various pieces of drug paraphernalia in her vehicle at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 23. Police found two glass pipes and a crack pipe, rolling papers, a tourniquet, Chore Boy, cotton balls and a needle with a small amount of brown liquid. She was cited and released.

5 A man was taken into custody for possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia (state charges) after police found two syringes full of heroin, tin cups, cotton balls, rubber tourniquets and used syringes in his room at Motel 6, 1201 W. College Ave., at about 3 a.m. Feb. 24. He was also taken into custody for a probation/parole violation.

6 Two women were taken into custody and cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after a police dog found drugs in their room during a patrol at Motel 6, 1201 W. College Ave., at about 8:30 p.m. Feb. 24. One woman is also facing state charges of possession of heroin and cocaine.

7 An officer investigating a suspicious vehicle parked on the east side of Mobil Gas, 9510 S. 27th St., took the male driver into custody after finding him sleeping inside the vehicle with a crack pipe on the passenger seat at about 12:50 a.m. Feb. 28. Police also found several syringes, a tourniquet, steel wool and other pipes inside the vehicle, as well as a small bag of heroin in the man’s pocket. He was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia and is facing a charge of possession of heroin.

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8 A man was taken into custody for second-offense OWI after his vehicle was pulled over for going 65 mph in a 40-mph zone on South Howell and East Rawson avenues at 2:10 a.m. Feb. 22. The man, who allegedly had glassy eyes and slurred speech, submitted to a breath test that indicated a 0.23 preliminary blood alcohol content. He was also cited for speeding.

9 A man was taken into custody for third-offense OWI when he was found passed out in the driver’s seat of his vehicle on a grassy area in the 7000 block of South Howell Avenue at about 6:30 p.m. Feb. 25.

10 A man was taken into custody for third-offense OWI and was cited for driving with suspended registration and driving with a revoked license in the 1000 block of West Drexel Avenue at 2:35 a.m. Feb. 26. A breath test indicated a preliminary BAC of 0.079.


11 A 30-year-old Cudahy woman and her 9-year-old son were taken to the hospital for treatment after her vehicle crashed into a vehicle that pulled out of the MATC parking lot and into her lane of traffic in the 6600 block of South Howell Avenue at 4:40 p.m. Feb. 27. The driver of the other vehicle, a 21-year-old Milwaukee man, was cited for failure to yield the right of way and no insurance. The injured driver was also cited for no insurance.


12 Four tires were slashed on a vehicle in the 7200 block of South Pennsylvania Avenue between 1:30 and 9:20 a.m. Feb. 26. Damage is estimated at $600.

13 Obscenities and several designs were spray painted in the car wash bay at Gold Coin Car Wash, 9530 S. Howell Ave., and on the fence and back wall of a nearby vacant home prior to 2:15 p.m. Feb. 26. Damage to both properties is estimated at $400.

14 A BB was shot through the window of a residence at Apartment Homes of Wildwood Preserve, 7920-8030 S. Wildwood Drive, at about 7:10 p.m. Feb. 26. Police found a hole in the upper center of the window and two BBs in the window sill. A resident also reported he was shot with a BB while standing next to a trash bin.

15 Three second-floor windows were damaged by BBs at building under construction in the 7900 block of South 6th Street between 4 p.m. Feb. 24 and 8:35 a.m. Feb. 27. Damage is estimated at $1,000.

16 A vehicle was struck by several BBs while it was parked at Apartment Homes of Wildwood, 8934 S. Wildwood Drive, causing one dent on the driver’s door and three dents on the rear quarter panel, between noon Feb. 26 and 11:55 am. Feb. 27. Damage is estimated at $1,000.


17 A resident in the 2300 block of West Lindenwood Avenue reported she lost $13,000 to a telephone scam at 2:55 p.m. Feb. 22. The resident received a phone call from someone claiming to be her grandson, who stated he was in a car accident and needed money to pay off the other person so he could get out of jail.

18 Police went to PDQ, 6300 S. 27th St., after a 911 caller reported a man passed out outside the store after shooting up heroin in the restroom at about 8:20 p.m. Feb. 22. He was taken to the hospital for evaluation after Narcan was administered. After being medically cleared, the man was taken into custody for a probation violation.

19 A resident in the 8700 block of South Pennsylvania Avenue reported she was scammed out of $1,985 by a telephone scam at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 24. The resident told police the caller pretended to be her grandson and stated he needed money to get bailed out of jail.

Oak Creek police assisted the fire department with 17 rescue calls and three fire calls between Feb. 21 and Feb. 28.

Compiled from Oak Creek Police Department reports

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