Police Report: Sept. 11

Sept. 11, 2012


1A 20-year-old Oak Creek woman was robbed at knifepoint by a man who stole her purse and $5 while she was at Speedway, 8667 S. Howell Ave., at 12:45 a.m. Sept. 8. Surveillance video is being reviewed.


2A catalytic converter was stolen from a vehicle parked at Candlewood Suites, 6440 S. 13th St., between 7:30 p.m. Aug. 30 and 6 a.m. Aug. 31.

3An 8-horsepower motor, valued at $2,200, was stolen off a boat stored at a residence in the 1800 block of West Oakwood Road between Aug. 30 and Sept. 5.

4A 47-year-old Sharon man was arrested for shoplifting a half-inch copper sleeve at Menards, 6800 S. 27th St., shortly after 2 p.m. Sept. 4.

5A 19-year-old man and woman, both of Waukesha, were arrested for shoplifting after they were seen concealing four brass fittings, a value of $182, in the woman's purse at Menards, 6800 S. 27th St., at 9:35 a.m. Sept. 5.

6A $20 money clip containing $15, credit cards and a Milwaukee County ID card was stolen out of an unlocked vehicle at Cardinal Fitness, 8601 S. Howell Ave., between noon and 1 p.m. Sept. 5. One of the credit cards was used by the thief prior to its cancellation.

7A license plate was stolen off a car at Menards, 6800 S. 27th St., between noon and 6 p.m. Sept. 6.

8A GPS unit, construction saws, drills, masonry tools and levels were stolen from an unlocked truck in a driveway in the 1900 block of West Rawson Avenue between 10 p.m. Sept. 6 and 10 a.m. Sept. 7. Loss is estimated at $3,500.


9A resident of the 300 block of East Arbor Circle called police after her 15-year-old daughter was pushed, punched and had her cellphone smashed after she was "jumped" by two girls shortly after 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5. The daughter had bumps and bruises but refused medical attention.

10A 24-year-old South Milwaukee woman was arrested for substantial battery for punching her 26-year-old boyfriend in the face and breaking his nose during an argument at Public Storage, 9810 S. 27th St., shortly before 1 a.m. Sept. 8. The man was taken to Wheaton Franciscan Hospital for treatment.

11An 18-year-old South Milwaukee man and a 16-year-old Oak Creek boy were cited for battery after a fight at Oak Creek High School, 340 E. Puetz Road, at 1:45 p.m. Sept. 10.


12A 20-year-old Indiana man was arrested for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after a canine officer found 12.5 grams of THC and a vaporizing machine in the man's room at LaQuinta, 7141 S. 13th St., at 5:10 p.m. Sept. 5.


13A 29-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for drunken driving, second offense, in the 6300 block of South 13th Street at 3:50 a.m. Sept. 6. His blood-alcohol content was 0.09.


14A resident of the 8900 block of South Wood Creek Drive reported that someone put Super Glue in her deadbolt lock between 8 p.m. Sept. 3 and midnight Sept. 4. Damage is estimated at $100.

15Graffiti was spray-painted onto the west side of Hellman Worldwide Logistics, 440 W. Bell Court, between 6 p.m. Sept. 4 and 6 a.m. Sept. 5.

16A sharp object was used to slash the side of an above-ground swimming pool in the 3900 block of East High Street between 10 and 10:45 p.m. Sept. 4. Damage is estimated at $600.

17Graffiti was discovered on both sides of the Highway 100 bike path tunnel in the 1800 block of East Highway 100 shortly after 3 p.m. Sept. 5.

18A car's paint was damaged when the vehicle was hit with eggs in the 8600 block of South Golden Field Drive between 11:30 p.m. Sept. 8 and 8 a.m. Sept. 9. Damage is estimated at $400.


19A 35-year-old East Troy man was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and cited for loitering after police found two injecting kits and several syringes in his vehicle at Pilot Travel Center, 2031 W. Ryan Road, at 9:15 p.m. Sept. 6. A 22-year-old East Troy woman also was cited for loitering. Witnesses told police the two were soliciting customers for prostitution.

20A 31-year-old Racine man was arrested for drugged driving and cited for driving with a suspended license on Howell Avenue at College Avenue at 1:30 a.m. Sept. 9.

21A 52-year-old Oak Creek woman was taken to Froedtert Hospital after a 600-pound drum slipped off a drum tipper and trapped her right thumb, causing her to lose part of her thumb, while she was working at Henkel Surface Technologies, 420 W. Marquette Ave., shortly after 5 a.m. Sept. 10.

Oak Creek police assisted with 21 rescue calls and four fire calls between Sept. 4 and Sept. 10.

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