1 Three iPads, valued at $900, and $550 cash was stolen out of a locked residence in the 800 block of West Oakwood Road between 10:30 a.m. and 2:35 p.m. April 5. Two TVs and a computer monitor were also scratched, and one had the word “die” scratched into it. The suspect also ransacked the home, smashed mirrors in a bedroom and sprayed shaving cream on a bed. The resident gave police the name of two possible suspects.


2 About $600 was stolen out of a purse and a bucket containing about $300 in change was stolen out of a home in the 1200 block of West Pilgrim Parkway on April 3. The resident told police he left his home while an acquaintance was fixing his car, and when he returned the money was missing.

3 A man and a woman shoplifted $288.50 worth of cough drops at Woodman’s, 8131 S. Howell Ave., at about 10 a.m. April 4. Police have tentatively identified the suspects. Police later caught a male suspect, who allegedly admitted stealing cough drops from businesses and selling them to a store in Milwaukee because he needed money to pay his mortgage.

4 A woman was cited for shoplifting two digital wireless security systems, valued at $372, at Menards, 6800 S. 27th St., at 12:55 p.m. April 4.

5 About $10 in cash, 30 ibuprofen pills and 30 clonazepam were stolen out of an unlocked vehicle at Springbrook Cercle Apartments, 8600 S. Springbrook Blvd., between 6 and 9 p.m. April 4.

6 A total of 20 batteries were stolen out of five trucks at Reinhart Foods, 9950 S. Reinhart Drive, between 6 p.m. April 5 and 6 a.m. April 6. The batteries are valued at $1,600.

7 A man was cited for shoplifting a $225 bottle of Mollydooker Velvet Glove at Three Cellars, 7228 S. 27th St., at 8:40 p.m. April 6.

8 A 2008 gold Hyundai Elantra was stolen at PDQ Food Stores, 6300 S. 27th St., at about 8 a.m. April 6. The vehicle owner told police the suspect, a black male in his mid-20s wearing a dark hoodie, jumped out of a dark gray Honda CRV that pulled up to his vehicle, hopped into his Elantra and drove off. The vehicle was later found abandoned in the 2600 block of West Monroe Street in Milwaukee.

9 Eight semi batteries, valued at $720, were stolen out of trucks at Airoldi Brothers, 7412 S. 10th St., on April 7.

10 A Samsung Galaxy S7, valued at $850, was stolen out of an unlocked vehicle while the owner was playing basketball at Oak Leaf Park, 401 W. Centennial Drive, between 1:30 and 4 p.m. April 8.

11 Police received a report that a woman stole her sister’s vehicle and debit card and her father’s FN Five-seven semiautomatic .40-caliber pistol that was loaded in the 9200 block of South 8th Avenue at 2:40 a.m. April 10. The woman returned the car and debit card, but the gun is still missing. Police were seeking the woman for questioning.

12 Two men ran into Love’s Travel Center, 9650 S. 20th St., about 15 minutes before closing time and grabbed $200 worth of Badger hats and $50 worth of candy off the shelves at about 4:35 a.m. April 10.

13 Two males shoplifted 15 to 20 caps, valued at $13 each, at Love’s Travel Center, 9650 S. 20th St., at 2:40 a.m. April 11. The suspects, described as a 5-foot, one-inch-tall, 200-pound black male wearing a black puffy jacket and a six-foot-tall, 170-pound black male wearing a black hoodie and hat, fled the lot in a dark colored minivan that was last seen heading east on Ryan Road.

Drug possession

14 A man is facing possible charges of maintaining a drug trafficking place and possession of cocaine with intent to deliver when police found 4.5 grams of cocaine in 10 individual plastic bags in his possession during a traffic stop in the 9500 block of South 27th Street at about 12:15 a.m. April 5. The driver of the vehicle was also taken into custody for OWI (drugs). Both men were taken to jail.

15 A man was taken into custody for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver after his vehicle was pulled over for speeding in the 800 block of West College Avenue at 7:55 p.m. April 6. Police found a vacuum sealed bag containing 498 grams of marijuana in the back floor area of his vehicle, another 3.5 grams stuffed next to the driver’s seat, and a small bag containing one-half a gram in his glove box.

16 A man was taken into custody for possession of cocaine with intent to deliver when police found 12 bags containing 3.2 grams of cocaine and a crack pipe in his possession after he tried to shoplift $776 worth of groceries at Woodman’s, 8131 S. Howell Ave., on April 9.


17 A woman was taken into custody for third-offense OWI after her vehicle was pulled over for speeding and swerving in the 10000 block of South Howell Avenue at 4:25 a.m. April 9. A breath test indicated a preliminary blood alcohol content of 0.14.


18 Two females were seen getting out of a white truck and running away after it crashed into a parked vehicle in the 100 block of East Fairfield Drive at about 12:45 a.m. April 6. (The truck was subsequently reported as stolen.) A bottle of alcohol was found at the scene, but the suspects were not.

19 A 78-year-old woman and a 20-year-old man, both of Racine, were taken to the hospital after their vehicle crashed into a vehicle that made a left turn directly in front of them on East Highway 100 and South Shepard Avenue at 8:50 p.m. April 7. A 16-year-old Randolph girl was cited for failure to yield while making a left turn.


20 A 25- to 30-year-old Hispanic female wearing a black sweater and maroon pants used a crowbar to smash out the windows of a car at Motel 6, 1201 W. College Ave., at 3 p.m. April 4. The woman got into a green Dodge pickup truck and fled the lot before police arrived. Police spoke to the owner of the Saturn, who believed her boyfriend’s ex-girlfriend was responsible. Damage is estimated at $3,500.

21 Three holes were shot with a BB gun through a window of a home in the 300 block of East Darlene Lane on April 7.


22 A man whose vehicle was pulled over for no license plates in the 6400 block of South 13th Street was cited for obstructing for giving police a false name, drinking open intoxicants in a vehicle and no insurance at about 12:30 p.m. April 4. He was taken into custody after police discovered he had a warrant for a parole violation on an original offense of armed robbery and retail theft, and he was taken to jail.

Oak Creek police assisted the fire department with 12 rescue calls between April 4 and April 10.

Compiled from Oak Creek Police Department reports

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