A resident reported being the victim of a fraud after receiving a call that his grandson was in a car accident and needed money to pay for the medical emergency Oct. 19. He was told to buy $800 of iTunes gift cards and notify the caller of the pin numbers, which he did. He then received a call from “his grandson” who sounded different but that was because he had a broken nose. He was then asked to send $800 more and again purchased iTunes gift cards and again called in the pin numbers. A few days later, he spoke with his real grandson, who said he had not been in an accident, and police were called. A check revealed that all iTunes cards had been redeemed.
1Police were alerted that a man took bundles of wood from outside Open Pantry, 501 W. Brown Deer Road, at 11 p.m. Oct. 27. The man was stopped and first told police he paid for the wood then admitted he’d taken it because he needed it and had no money. Bayside police assisted the man and paid for the wood. No citations were issued.
A resident reported that an unauthorized transfer of $8,600 was made from a Discover card, not hers, to her Visa card Oct. 29. She called Visa and asked when the transfer happened and was told they could not release that information but the fraud division would investigate. Her cards were deactivated.
2A woman was cited for OWI after she was seen driving with a shredded front tire in the 1000 block of West Brown Deer Road at 2 a.m. Oct. 30. The woman said she knew her tire was flat but was “just trying to get home.” She failed field sobriety tests and had a BAC of 0.17.
3A man was seen taking two quad copters valued at $200 and fleeing Office Depot, 9094 N. Green Bay Road, at 3:27 p.m. Oct. 20.
4A 2012 Mazda 5 minivan was taken while the owner was swiping her credit card to buy gasoline at BP, 5125 W. Brown Deer Road, at 5:11 p.m. Oct. 20. A boy was seen getting out of a Toyota, that was later reported stolen out of Wauwatosa, getting into the Mazda and then both cars drove away.
5A 14-year-old Milwaukee girl was cited for possession of marijuana, tobacco and alcohol, resisting an officer and, along with a 16-year-old Milwaukee girl, for theft of makeup and bottles of wine at Walmart, 6300 W. Brown Deer Road, at 7:40 p.m. Oct. 20.
6A woman reported the theft of her $400 iPhone 6 that she advertised for sale online and met “the buyer” named Chrys in the 8000 block of North 60th Street, at 7 p.m. Oct. 21. The male grabbed the phone and drove away.
7A 50-year-old Milwaukee man was cited for OWI after he was stopped for speeding in the 4500 block of West Brown Deer Road at 12 a.m. Oct. 22. His BAC was 0.07.
8An attempted strong-arm robbery was reported at Park View Pub, 7651 N. Teutonia Ave., at 1:04 a.m. Oct. 22. A woman who had just won some money in a slot machine was holding the cash when the man attempted to grab it and also bit her hand. He then fled.
A 30-year-old Brown Deer woman was cited for disorderly conduct/domestic violence related after attacking a man at 4:05 a.m. Oct. 23. The woman had called police reporting the man hit her but it turned out she was the “primary aggressor.”
9A 37-year-old Milwaukee man was cited for possession of marijuana, a warrant and speeding in the 8900 block of North Kildeer Court at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 25.
10A 35-year-old Milwaukee man was cited for possession of marijuana and theft after taking beer and liquor at Pick ‘n Save, 9200 N. Green Bay Road, at 1:47 p.m. Oct. 25. The stolen items were recovered.
11A 64-year-old woman was cited for theft of clothing and home decorating items at Goodwill, 9305 N. Green Bay Road, at 5 p.m. Oct. 25.
12A brief case holding “trust documents” was taken from an unlocked car in the 6000 block of West Brown Deer Road on Oct. 17 and reported Oct. 26.
13Two men, in their 20s, were seen taking four cartons of Newport cigarettes valued at $313 at Walgreens, 6020 W. Brown Deer Road, at 10 a.m. Oct. 26. They fled in a Hyundai Sonata.
14Two 17-year-old Brown Deer girls were cited for possession of drug paraphernalia at Brown Deer Middle High School, 8060 N. 60th St., at 3:42 p.m. Oct. 26. The girls, who reportedly had left the school and “returned high,” were found with a glass pipe, tin can and baggies, all with marijuana residue.
A 43-year-old Brown Deer man was cited for disorderly conduct/domestic violence related after a boy called police when the man attacked his mother Oct. 27.
15A wallet, including credit cards, was taken from a cart at Pick ‘n Save, 9200 N. Green Bay Road, on Oct. 23. The wallet was recovered the same day and the theft was not reported until stolen credit cards were used Oct. 27.
16A 25-year-old Brown Deer woman was cited for damage to property after she drove her car into a garage door, causing minor damage in the 9300 block of North 60th St. on Oct. 27.
17Police responded to a report that an owl was trapped in a soccer net at St. Eugene’s Church and School, 7600 N. Port Washington Road, about 8 a.m. Oct. 24. Police were able to cut the net and freed the owl that was turned over to Schlitz Audubon Center.
18A 23-year-old Milwaukee man, an employee, was cited for theft of $416 while he worked in the drive-thru at McDonalds, 5344 N. Port Washington Road, at 11 a.m. Oct. 13. The man, who also had a warrant, was seen on surveillance video taking money from the cash register and giving it to people as they drove by.
19The following shoplifting incidents were reported at Victoria’s Secret, 5695 N. Centerpark Way: Two females grabbed more than $200 of clothing and fled at 3 p.m. Oct. 16; Three females fled the store with undergarments and clothing valued at more than $700 at 1:36 p.m. Oct. 22.
20The following shoplifting incidents were reported at Kohl’s, 5650 N. Bayshore Drive: Two Milwaukee boys, 13 and 17, were cited after taking jackets and pants valued at $149 at 3:35 p.m. Oct. 16; A 37-year-old Milwaukee man was cited for taking four pairs of jeans valued at $105 at 2:45 p.m. Oct. 17. He took the jeans to the service desk saying he had purchased one pair and wanted to exchange it for the other pairs. He then fled with all four pairs; A woman was caught on video taking $430 of items 9:43 p.m. Oct. 17; A 16-year-old girl and a 19-year-old man of Milwaukee took various items and fled the store but were stopped and cited at 7 p.m. Oct. 18; A 25-year-old South Milwaukee woman hid a sweatshirt and socks valued at $54 in her purse saying they were for a friend at 4:44 p.m. Oct. 25.
21The following shoplifting incidents were reported at Boston Store, 5701 N. Lydell Ave.: A couple grabbed more than $500 of items and fled at 10:20 a.m. Oct. 17; A 24-year-old Greendale woman took $30 of headbands, saying she was “possibly addicted” to shoplifting and was cited at 1:40 p.m. Oct. 18; A 55-year-old Milwaukee woman took socks and jewelry valued at $146 at 1:44 p.m. Oct. 23.
22Two women were cited for prostitution after police set up “dates” with them on a website used by prostitutes in the 4700 block of North Port Washington Road the evening of Oct. 17.
23A 19-year-old Milwaukee man was cited for driving a car stolen out of Milwaukee parked at Motel 6, 5485 N. Port Washington Road, at 1:20 a.m. Oct. 18. The man’s ID was in the car and the man, found in a room, admitted driving the car.
24A 50-year-old Milwaukee man was to be mailed a citation for disorderly conduct after a woman reported him masturbating in a car in the 5600 block of North Port Washington Road about 5 p.m. Oct. 18. The man said he was not doing that but was urinating in his car.
25A 2013 Dodge Caravan valued at $20,000 was taken with keys while the owner was in the backyard in the 1800 block of West Daisy Lane about 5 p.m. Oct. 18.
26Two 20-year-old Milwaukee women were cited in separate incidents for shoplifting at Name of the Game, 5800 N. Bayshore Drive, Oct. 18: One took two shirts and a hat valued at $57 and the other, who had a warrant, took $57 of items because she thought she could “get away with it” but it was “dumb.”
27A custom Giant Anthem X-One mountain bike valued at $3,500 was reported taken from the 4900 block of North Iroquois Avenue about 8:40 a.m. Oct. 19.
28Two counterfeit $100 bills were used to purchase a pair of $130 boots at Journeys, 5788 N. Bayshore Drive, on Oct. 19. The suspect also got $62 in change after paying with the bills labeled “For Motion Picture use only.”
29A 59-year-old Glendale man was cited for burglary and attempted fourth-degree sexual assault after he entered an unlocked residence and attempted to kiss the owner in the 4100 block of North Hubbard Street at 1:22 a.m. Oct. 22.
30A 30-year-old Milwaukee woman was cited for OWI, failure to have insurance, and warned for driving with a defective head light and speeding 55 mph in a 30 mph zone in the 5100 block of North Port Washington Road at 2:50 a.m. Oct. 22. She admitted having “one too many” drinks. Her BAC was 0.13.
31An unsecured $600 Trek bicycle was taken from the west side of McDonalds, 5344 N. Port Washington Road, about 3:50 p.m. Oct. 22.
32A 42-year-old Milwaukee man was cited for OWI, refusal to take a breath test and taken into custody on a felony parole violation he was after stopped for driving without lights and weaving in traffic, almost hitting a car in the 5500 block of North Long Island Drive at 12:25 a.m. Oct. 23. The man said he had “just one” drink.
33A 21-year-old Milwaukee man was cited for his second recklessly endangering safety, knowingly fleeing an accident, hit-and-run and a warrant after hitting a signal pole in the 5300 block of North Port Washington at 11 a.m. Oct. 24. He fled on foot, ran across I-43, but was located under a bridge in the 5200 block of North Ironwood Lane.
No reportable incidents.
34A 34-year-old Greendale man was cited for OWI after he was found passed out in his car near the 3600 block of North Lake Drive at 12:30 a.m. Oct. 21. His BAC was 0.16.
35A $500 Schwinn road bike was taken from Shorewood High School, 1701 E. Capitol Drive, between 7 and 9 p.m. Oct. 21.
36A car stolen from the 3900 block of North Maryland Avenue on Oct. 16 was recovered in the 1600 block of South 24th Street, Milwaukee, at 11:49 p.m. Oct. 23.
37Twelve Tramadol pills were taken from the 1700 block of East River Park Court on Oct. 13 or 14 and reported Oct. 24.
38A pistol was taken from a car in the 3500 block of North Frederick Avenue sometime Sept. 27 to Oct. 18 and reported Oct. 26.
A resident reported an attempted scam after receiving a telephone call saying he won the Publishing Clearing House sweepstakes and was to meet the caller in a parking lot at 1:13 p.m. Oct. 26. The resident knew it was a scam and hung up.
39A 16-year-old boy was cited for driving without a valid license in the 1300 block of East Kensington Boulevard at 2:44 p.m. Oct. 27. The owner of that car reportedly had a revoked license and an open warrant.
40Two men in their 30s were seen grabbing bottles of liquor valued at $109 and fleeing CVS Pharmacy, 240 E. Hampton Road, at 8:38 p.m. Oct. 24. They drove off in a Ford Explorer parked on Ainta Avenue.
41A $600 Trek bicycle described as “possibly unlocked” was taken from the north side of Cumberland School, 4780 N. Marlborough Drive, on Oct. 21 and reported Oct. 25.
42Items valued at more than $650, including an iPhone 6, a work ID, a wallet and at least one credit card, were taken after left on a table during a choir concert at Whitefish Bay High School, 1200 E. Fairmount Ave., the evening of Oct. 24 and reported Oct. 25.
A 33-year-old Waukesha woman was mailed a citation for harassment of a Whitefish Bay resident after sending malicious e-mails and posting negative comments on Facebook on Oct. 25. The woman had also been cited for the same harassment Oct. 16.
43A 20-year-old Whitefish Bay man was cited for possession of marijuana and carrying a concealed weapon without a permit after he was stopped for speeding in the 5300 block of North Idlewild Avenue at 1 a.m. Oct. 29. There was a strong odor of marijuana in the car, where 4.7 grams of the drug was found under the front seat along with a loaded, unholstered Glock firearm.