1 Three TVs and a $900 Smith & Wesson 9mm, fully loaded semiautomatic pistol were stolen out of a locked apartment at Riverwood Arms Apartments, 535 W. Riverwood Drive, prior to 1:10 p.m. May 11. The rear sliding patio door had been forced open.
2 Eleven steel glass holders were stolen out of the lot at Unlimited Inc., 7277 S. 101th St., between 4:30 p.m. May 5 and 6 a.m. May 8.
3 A backpack containing school items was stolen out of a locked vehicle in the 8000 block of South Wildwood Drive between 7 p.m. May 8 and 8:40 a.m. May 9. The passenger side window was smashed, causing about $150 in damage. The backpack and contents were valued at about $25.
4 A white female with tattoos on her arms passed a counterfeit $50 to pay for about $29 worth of goods at Starbucks, 2015 W. Ryan Road, and then left in an unknown direction. “For motion picture use only” was printed on the bill, and it had no security tabs. The bill was confiscated and mailed to the Secret Service.
5 About $50 cash was stolen out of two unlocked vehicles in the 8600 block of South Shepard Avenue between 9:30 p.m. May 10 and 6:30 a.m. May 11.
6 A black 2014 Lexus was stolen in the 260 block of East Parkway Estates Drive between 8 p.m. May 10 and 8 a.m. May 11. The vehicle is valued at $30,000.
7 A $99 Garmin GPS unit was stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 400 block of East Parkway Estates Drive between 2 p.m. May 10 and 10:05 a.m. May 11.
8 A letter containing a $25 gift card and a letter containing $20 cash were stolen out of a mailbox in the 400 block of West Aspen Drive prior to 12:25 p.m. May 11.
9 An iPod was stolen out of a vehicle in the 400 block of East Centennial Drive between 9 p.m. May 10 and 3:45 p.m. May 11.
10 Two delivered packages containing a T-shirt, two sweatshirts and some medical products were stolen off a porch in the 10300 block of South George Drive at 5:40 p.m. May 11. A neighbor found the two empty, opened packages in his yard.
11 A man and a woman shoplifted two Swans brand cameras, valued at $450, at Menards, 6800 S. 27th St., shortly after noon May 12. The suspects jumped into a white, four-door sedan that was waiting for them in the parking lot.
12 Two personal credit cards and a business credit card were stolen out of vehicle in the 3200 block of East James Drive, and were used to make over $5,000 worth of fraudulent purchases between 10 p.m. May 11 and 5 a.m. May 12. Also stolen were $315 worth of Cabela’s gift cards, $20 in loose change and a $250 pair of Costa sunglasses.
13 A light blue Casino BMX bicycle, valued at $450, was stolen after it was left outside Target, 8989 S. Howell Ave., between 7 and 8 p.m. May 12.
14 A $1,500 John Deere riding lawnmower and a $50 push mower were stolen from a garage in the 1000 block of West Violet Drive at 10:40 a.m. May 15.
15 A man shoplifted two Bostitch coil siding nailers, valued at $250, at Menards, 6800 S. 27th St., at 1:10 p.m. May 15.
16 About $65 in cash/change and a $60 Spiderwire brand tackle bag containing $1,600 worth of fishing gear and $50 were stolen out of an unlocked vehicle in the 8400 block of South Shepard Avenue between 11 p.m. May 10 and 3 a.m. May 11.
17 Police went to Taco Bell, 8261 S. Howell Ave., after a 911 caller reported a male walked into the business and attacked a male employee at about 5:30 p.m. May 12. Police spoke to the victim, who stated his child’s mother’s new boyfriend entered the building through an employee-only entrance and started punching him. Two managers were able to pull the suspect off the employee and push him out of the restaurant and into the lot, where he got into a vehicle and drove off. The man was subsequently cited for battery, disorderly conduct and trespassing.
18 A 41-year-old Milwaukee woman was taken into custody for OWI after she lost control of her vehicle and crashed into a light pole in the 600 block of West Rawson Avenue at about 9:15 p.m. May 9. A breath test indicated a preliminary blood alcohol content of 0.20. Police also cited her for possession of marijuana after finding a bag containing 6.2 grams of marijuana in her coat pocket.
19 A man was taken into custody for OWI after a 911 caller reported he was driving recklessly, speeding and cutting people off in the 7000 block of South 20th Street at 7:55 p.m. May 12. The driver stumbled out of his vehicle, had slurred speech, glassy eyes and smelled of alcohol. A breath test indicated a preliminary BAC of 0.17. He was cited and released.
20 A man whose vehicle was pulled over for traveling 77 mph in a 45-mph zone was taken into custody in the 10400 block of South 27th Street for second-offense OWI at about 1:40 a.m. May 15. A preliminary breath test indicated a blood alcohol content of 0.17.
21 Emergency personnel responded to Precision Rail and Mfg., 6900 S. 10th St., after a 911 caller reported that a man was cut across the chest with a grinder at about 12:30 p.m. May 10. The man told police he was grinding out grout between cement blocks that were over his head when the grinder kicked out and struck him in the chest. The grinder was still caught on the man’s shirt when police arrived, but the blade had stopped spinning. The Oak Creek Fire Department took the man to Froedtert Hospital where he was treated for the 2-by-6-inch gash on his chest.
22 A 56-year-old Oak Creek woman was taken to the hospital for treatment of neck and chest pain after her vehicle was involved in a three-vehicle collision on East Puetz and South Nicholson roads at 5:40 p.m. May 15. One driver, a 36-year-old Oak Creek man, was cited for failure to yield the right of way.
23 A cinderblock was thrown through the windshield of a vehicle in the 1400 block of East Forest Hill Avenue between 3 and 6:50 p.m. May 14. Damage is estimated at $500.
24 Police went to Pilot Travel Center, 2031 W. Ryan Road, for a report that a two women were propositioning truckers in their vehicles at 9:15 a.m. May 10. The two left the lot before police arrived. Police later found the two females propositioning drivers in the truck lot at McDonald’s, 9471 S. 13th St., and both were taken into custody. Both women were cited for loitering, and one was cited for obstructing (giving police a false name) and was taken into custody for having multiple warrants for obstructing, shoplifting and possession of drug paraphernalia.
25 A man was bitten in the left calf by a dog while he was taking furniture out of a residence in the 8500 block of South Apple Creek Drive at about 11:40 a.m. May 10. The owner of the dog was served with quarantine paperwork. The man declined medical help.
26 A woman was cited for disorderly conduct for causing a loud disturbance during a custody exchange in the 6700 block of South Ash Street at about 12:15 p.m. May 14. She was also cited for imprudent/unreasonable speed for squealing her tires while speeding out of the area.
27 A resident in the 10500 block of South Alton Road reported being scammed out of $9,000 by a telephone scammer claiming to be the IRS at 6:55 p.m. May 15. The resident purchased $9,000 worth of iTunes cards at Meijer in Oak Creek and Target in Grafton, and then read the card information to the scammer over the phone.
Police assisted the fire department with 27 rescue calls and one fire call between May 9 and May 15.