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Robbery

  • A black male walked behind the counter at Pearce Wireless, 8750 S. Howell Ave., and grabbed two new iPhones at about 2:10 p.m. June 8. When an employee confronted him and grabbed the boxed phones out of his hands, the suspect yanked them out of the employee’s hand, shouldered him out of the way and left the lot in a red Toyota Camry occupied by two other black males. The iPhones are valued at $1,650.
  • Two boys were walking their bicycles on South 13th Street near West Armann Way when a white pickup truck pulled up next to them and a male in the passenger jumped out at about 8 p.m. June 10. The male grabbed one boy’s bike, said something similar to “let go or you’ll get stuck,” threw the bike in the truck and sped off. The passenger is described as an 18- or 19-year-old white male wearing a white T-shirt, baseball hat and sunglasses, and the driver is described as an 18- or 19-year-old male wearing a baseball hat. The bicycle, a reddish Schwinn mountain bike, is valued at $300.

Burglary

  • About $200 worth of jewelry was stolen from a residence in the 7100 block of South Pennsylvania Avenue between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. June 7. The back door was kicked in, causing about $200 in damage.
  • A pencil box containing $10 in change and a cash box containing $50 was stolen during a burglary at Midwest Twisters, 600 E. Rawson Ave., between 9:30 p.m. June 8 and 1:25 p.m. June 9. A brick was thrown through a window, causing $2,500 in damage.

Theft

  • Flatscreen TVs were stolen out of four rooms at Value Inn, 9420 S. 20th St., prior to 11:05 a.m. June 9.
  • Police took two boys into custody after discovering they broke into the fenced area of Sportland 2, 7221 S. 13th St., and tried to steal a mini ATV by building a makeshift ramp along the fence line at 6:15 a.m. June 11. The boys reportedly also admitted stealing a 2017 Kawasaki KX450 from the business on May 29, and police found the stolen motorbike stored at one of the boys’ homes. Both boys are facing charges of theft, criminal trespassing and damage to property.
  • A Coach purse was stolen from a locked vehicle at Melrose Restaurant, 6840 S. 27th St., between 8 a.m. and 3:50 p.m. June 11. The driver’s side window and door mirror were smashed. Damage is estimated at $500.
  • A man shoplifted two straight irons by shoving them down his pants at Woodman’s, 8131 S. Howell Ave., and fled the lot in a vehicle at about 4:45 p.m. June 12.

Assault

  • A woman who was standing outside the Branded Steer screaming about her boyfriend cheating on her took was taken into custody after police discovered she slashed her boyfriend’s knee with a box cutter and broke a mirror inside his room at Motel 6, 1201 W. College Ave., at about 6:10 p.m. June 9. She is facing state charges of disorderly conduct while armed and misdemeanor charges of damage to property and bail jumping.
  • A woman was taken into custody for domestic violence/battery for hitting her husband with a cutting board during in the 8800 block of South Carrollville Circle at 8:35 a.m. June 11.
  • A man is facing possible charges of domestic violence/battery for punching his boyfriend in the face and causing him to fall on a glass table top in the 400 block of East Oak Lane at 7:30 p.m. June 11. The injured man suffered a cut to his right ear, a black eye and a six-inch laceration on his right side.

Drug possession

  • An officer investigating a suspicious, occupied vehicle in the Ryan Road park-and-ride lot, 1450 W. Ryan Road, took a man into custody for possession of narcotics after finding a plastic jar containing methamphetamine and oxycodone/fentanyl in his front pants pocket at about 1:50 a.m. June 7.
  • Emergency personnel responded to a report that a woman overdosed on heroin in the bathroom at 7-Eleven, 1225 W. Rawson Ave., at about 3:05 p.m. June 12. After she was medically cleared at the hospital, she was taken into custody for drug possession (crack cocaine and heroin), possession of drug paraphernalia and for having warrants with the Franklin and Greenfield police departments for drug-related crimes.

OWI

  • A 26-year-old Milwaukee man whose vehicle struck a parked car in the 1000 block of West Violet Road was taken into custody and cited for OWI at 7:50 p.m. June 9. A breath test indicated a preliminary blood alcohol content of 0.22.
  • A man whose vehicle was pulled over for traveling over 80 mph in a 40-mph zone with his three children, ages 1, 3 and 4, as passengers was taken into custody and cited for OWI with a passenger under age 16 (state charge) in the 2200 block of East Rawson Avenue at 2:50 a.m. June 11. He was also cited for driving without a license. A breath test indicated a preliminary BAC of 0.19.

Vandalism

  • A $125 concrete fawn statue was taken out of a front yard in the 9300 block of South Carol Court and smashed in the road on East Woodview Avenue between 8 p.m. June 9 and 5 a.m. June 10.

Other

  • Emergency personnel responded to a report that a male customer collapsed and fell on his stomach in the liquor department at Pick ’n Save, 6462 S. 27th St., at about 12:20 p.m. June 9. When police and fire department personnel arrived the man had no pulse, and all life-saving measures were unsuccessful.
  • An intoxicated man who was dropped off in the lobby at the Oak Creek Police Department, 301 W. Ryan Road, was cited for resisting/obstructing an officer after he refused to speak to, cooperate or follow officers’ commands at about 8:50 p.m. June 11. He was also taken into custody for having an outstanding warrant with the South Milwaukee Police Department. Police discovered the man’s friends dropped him off at the police department when he became angry with them.

Oak Creek police assisted the fire department with 16 rescue calls and one fire call between June 6 and June 12.

Compiled from Oak Creek Police Department reports

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