1 A $300 lawnmower, $150 worth of CDs and a $50 garage door remote were stolen out of a garage and vehicle in the 600 block of East Mona Drive between 8 p.m. June 27 and 7 a.m. June 28.

2 St. Matthew’s Church, 9329 S. Chicago Road, was broken into between 10 p.m. July 1 and 8 a.m. July 2. Five windows were broken on the east side of the building, the entry door was damaged, and a bottle of cleaning solution was dumped on the floor. Damage to the doors and windows is estimated at $5,400.


3 A wallet containing credit cards and about $250 was stolen out of a woman’s purse while she was shopping at Meijer, 171 W. Town Square Way, between 8:15 and 8:45 a.m. June 27.

4 A $240 lawnmower and a $70 trimmer were stolen from a yard in the 2200 block of East Ash Court between 10:30 and 11:55 p.m. June 29.

5 A $200 Weber grill was stolen from a yard in the 2100 block of East Ash Court between 9 p.m. June 28 and 7:30 a.m. June 29.

6 An American flag, valued at $50, was stolen off a fiberglass pole at a residence in the 2100 block of East Hickory Drive between late evening June 28 and 8:45 a.m. June 29.

7 Several items were stolen out of two vehicles in the 2100 block of East Ash Court between 11 p.m. June 29 and 10:30 a.m. June 30.. A tote bag containing about $100 worth of dog supplies and about $3 in change were stolen out of one vehicle, and a $245 compressor and a $50 garage door opener were stolen out of the other vehicle.

8 A $250 BMX style boys bicycle was stolen off a porch in the 100 block of West Rainbow Ridge Drive between 1 p.m. June 30 and 7 p.m. July 1.

9 All four tires and rims were stolen off a vehicle at LaQuinta, 7141 S. 13th St., between 9:30 p.m. July 1 and 6:30 a.m. July 2. The tires and rims are valued at $6,000.

10 A backpack style purse and a laptop computer were stolen out of a vehicle in the 8400 block of South Sharon Drive between 1:30 p.m. July 3 and 10:10 a.m. July 4. Credit and debit cards from the purse were used to make several fraudulent purchases.

11 An $800 iPhone 7 plus was stolen at a home in the 3700 block of East O’Brien Road on July 5.

12 A $200 briefcase containing about $160 worth of items and a $20 duffel bag containing about $190 worth of clothing and tools were stolen out of an unlocked vehicle at Fairfield Inn, 6460 S. 13th St., between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. July 6.


13 A man was taken into custody for domestic violence/disorderly conduct for allegedly grabbing his child’s mother by the throat and threatening to kill her during an argument in the 8500 block of South Ventana Drive at 5:30 p.m. June 27.

14 A man was taken into custody for domestic violence/battery for allegedly throwing his wife down a flight of stairs, holding her down and trying to choke her in the 100 block of East Forest Hill Avenue at 5:55 p.m. July 3.

15 Three males jumped out of the bushes in the parking lot at Taco Bell, 8261 S. Howell Ave., and assaulted a male employee while he was on his break at about 9:45 p.m. July 6. The employee suffered some minor lacerations and bruises. The employee told police he believed an ex-girlfriend might have something to do with the attack.

16 A man was taken into custody for punching his fiancée in the eye during an argument at Value Inn, 9420 S. 20th St., between 9 and 11 p.m. July 7.

Drug possession

17 A female was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia after she overdosed on heroin in the 2000 block of West Rawson Avenue at 3:10 p.m. June 27.


18 A woman was taken into custody for OWI (drugs) with a passenger under age 16 after her vehicle was pulled over for driving recklessly in the 8700 block of South 27th Street at 1:30 a.m. July 3.

19 A man was taken into custody for second-offense OWI after an officer saw his vehicle make a U-turn at the intersection of South 27th Street and West Puetz Road after driving the wrong way in the northbound left turn lane at 1:10 a.m. July 8. A preliminary breath test indicated a blood alcohol content of 0.12.


20 A 76-year-old man was taken into custody for suspicion of OWI after his vehicle left the roadway in the 7600 block of South Howell Avenue, jumped the curb, struck a large tree and rolled over onto its roof at about 12:55 p.m. July 6. He was cited after he could not perform field sobriety tests, but a preliminary breath test indicated a blood alcohol content of only 0.05, less than the legal limit.


21 A man was cited for criminal damage to property for punching out a window at Bootz Saloon and Grill, 8950 S. 27th St., at 2:30 a.m. July 2.

22 The windshield of a vehicle was smashed in the 2600 block of East Puetz Road between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. July 1. Three relay fuses and a belt were removed. Damage to the vehicle is estimated at $480.

23 A vehicle was scratched with a sharp object at Joseph Campione Inc., 7350 S. 10th St., between noon and 2 p.m. July 8. Damaged is estimated at about $6,000.


24 A former employee’s daughter walked in and threatened everyone with a gun at Aim Transfer, 7774 S. 10th St., at about 10:35 a.m. June 27. While an officer was taking the complaint, the woman and her grandmother returned to the business and were taken into custody. The woman is facing charges of disorderly conduct while armed and making terrorist threats, and the grandmother is facing a charge of disorderly conduct.

25 A suspicious man who was seen driving around the parking lot twice and then leaving a room at Red Roof Inn, 6360 S. 13th St., was cited for loitering after he admitted paying $140 for 30 minutes with an escort he found on backpage.com at 10:50 p.m. July 6. Police also cited the woman for prostitution.

26 Two black males who were dressed like women and were seen getting in and out of trucks in the parking lot at Love’s Travel Center, 9650 S. 20th St., were cited for prostitution and loitering after they admitted using backpage.com to meet people for sex at about 11 a.m. July 8.

Oak Creek police assisted the fire department with 23 rescue calls and four fire calls between June 27 and July 10.

Compiled from Oak Creek Police Department reports

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