1 A male employee was cited for theft for stealing a total of $281 from the cash register at PDQ Food Store, 6300 S. 27th St., between Feb. 22 and 10:40 a.m. March 7. The employee was a trainee who had just been hired.

2 A man shoplifted $185 worth of Patron and Ciroc brand liquors at Meijer, 171 W. Town Square Way, at 10:25 p.m. March 8.

3 Four tires and rims, valued at $2,000, were stolen off a vehicle at Springbook Cercle Apartments, 8600 S. Springbrook Blvd., between evening March 8 and 7:25 a.m. March 9.

4 About $100 worth of underwear, sweatpants and T-shirts were stolen out of a clothes dryer at Laundry Basket, 2161 E. Rawson Ave., between noon and 1 p.m. March 9.

5 A man shoplifted $304 worth of Red Bull energy drinks at Pick ’n Save, 2320 W. Ryan Road, at about 12:20 p.m. March 12.

6 A boy was cited for shoplifting $144 worth of items, including four watches, two types of athletic tape, three deodorants and hair gel, while he was shopping with his mother at Meijer, 171 W. Town Square Way, at about 6 p.m. March 13. The boy’s mother had no idea he stole the merchandise until the alarm went off at the door.


7 A male student was cited for battery for spitting in another student’s face at Oak Creek High School, 340 E. Puetz Road, at about 12:05 p.m. March 6.

8 Officers responding to a report that a man and a girl were fighting inside Kwik Trip, 7880 S. 10th St., took the man into custody after discovering he allegedly groped the girl while they were drinking alcohol at his apartment at 7:50 p.m. March 7. He was ordered in to the district attorney’s office to face a possible charge of fourth degree sexual assault and contributing to the delinquency of a child.

9 A woman was taken into custody for domestic violence for spitting at and fighting with her partner during an argument in the 1400 block of East Buckwood Drive at 11:40 a.m. March 11. The fight started after one of the women got upset with the other because she yelled at her in front of their child.

Drug possession

10 An officer responding to a possible medical emergency at a residence in the 2100 block of West College Avenue had to administer Narcan to a man who had overdosed on heroin at about 4:45 p.m. March 10. The man and a woman at the residence were both taken to the hospital by the fire department after the woman was showing signs of heroin use and was nodding off while talking with officers. Both were later cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.

11 Officers responding to a 911 call that a man had just overdosed on heroin at an apartment in the 2100 block of West College Avenue discovered both the 911 caller and her boyfriend were suffering from heroin overdoses at about 1:30 p.m. March 13. Paramedics administered Narcan to both residents, and they were both cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.


12 A 36-year-old Illinois man was taken into custody for OWI after he crashed his vehicle into a parked vehicle in the 300 block of East Field Stone Circle, then continued on and crashed into a second parked vehicle in the 200 block of East Field Stone Circle before finally coming to a stop at about 2 a.m. March 11. A breath test indicated a preliminary blood alcohol content of 0.13.

13 A man whose vehicle was pulled over for driving 55 mph in a 40-mph zone was taken into custody for third-offense OWI and driving with a revoked license in the 1600 block of East Rawson Avenue at about midnight March 12. Police also discovered he had a warrant with the South Milwaukee Police Department for disorderly conduct, and he was taken to jail.


14 At least two people were taken to the hospital for treatment after a vehicle went through a stop sign on South Howell Avenue and crashed into a vehicle traveling east on East Forest Hill Avenue at about 2:20 p.m. March 8. One driver, a 49-year-old Milwaukee man, was cited for failure to obey a traffic signal.


15 Emergency personnel responded to a report that a man was having trouble breathing and kept passing out at a residence in the 3700 block of East Becker Road at about 1:35 a.m. March 8. When police got there the man was very aggressive, threatening to fight officers and firefighters. He was handcuffed and had to be sedated before being taken to Wheaton Franciscan Hospital. He was cited for disorderly conduct and resisting/obstructing police.

16 A routine traffic stop on a vehicle that was driving without headlamps turned into a police pursuit when the driver refused to pull the vehicle over and sped off at about 9:05 p.m. March 9. Police pursued the vehicle to the dead end of the 300 block of East Jewell Street, where the driver jumped out of the vehicle and ran into the woods. A police dog located the suspect, who was taken into custody. The suspect, who had a felony warrant, is facing state charges of driving with a revoked license and failing to stop for an emergency vehicle.

17 A 911 caller reported waking up and finding an unknown man sleeping on his couch  in the 2100 block of West Meyer Lane after at about 8:10 a.m. March 12. When police first woke the man up and asked him where he was, he stated he thought he was in Madison. The man, who was very apologetic and embarrassed, was escorted to his residence in the same complex and was not cited.

18 Officers responding to a loud music complaint at the Apartment Homes of Wildwood, 7962 S. Wildwood Drive, took two men into custody after discovering they were drinking alcohol with a girl and a 20-year-old woman at about 6:35 p.m. March 12. Both men are facing state charges of contributing to underage alcohol consumption, contributing to underage delinquency/delinquency of a child and underage drinking/procuring alcohol for underage persons. One of the men was arrested for the same type of incident three days earlier with two 16-year-old girls, according to the police log.

Oak Creek police assisted the fire department with 24 rescue calls and five fire calls between March 6 and March 13.

Compiled from Oak Creek Police Department reports

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