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Police Report: Jan. 8

Jan. 7, 2014

City of Brookfield

THEFT

1A man was cited for retail theft after taking merchandise from Pick 'n Save, 12735 W. Capitol Drive about 10:20 p.m. Dec. 16.

2A trailer with a snow plow and salter was taken from an open parking lot at Line-X, 4025 N. 124th St., sometime between Dec. 28 and 10 a.m. Jan. 2.

3A woman was arrested for retail theft of clothing at J. C. Penney, 95 N. Moorland Road, about 3:30 p.m. Jan. 2. Police also found a pair of jeans from Burlington Coat Factory in her car.

4Eight heavy equipment batteries, valued at $1,800 were reportedly taken from the Sutter Creek development site, 1300 S. Barker Road, between 6 p.m. Jan. 2 and 7 a.m. Jan. 4. There was also an estimated $2,000 worth of damage on the site.

5A $1,400 laptop computer was taken from Ottawa University, 245 S. Executive Drive, sometime in the two months before it was reported about 10:30 p.m. Jan. 2. The computer was tracked to Glendale, and police are following up.

6A man was arrested for retail theft at the bus stop outside of Brookfield Square, 95 N. Moorland Road, about 8 p.m. Jan. 3 after he was seen leaving J. C. Penney with shoes he hadn't paid for.

7Four jackets with cell phones and keys were taken from a meeting room at the Sheraton, 375 S. Moorland Road, between 8:25 and 9:40 p.m. Jan. 4 while the jackets' owners were in another room.

8A woman was arrested for theft of baby formula at Metro Market, 17630 W. Bluemound Road, about 11:30 a.m. Jan. 5 after she was seen putting the formula in a large canvas bag and walking out of the store to a truck that was waiting for her.

9A woman was arrested for taking a $55 purse from Aldo at Brookfield Square, 95 N. Moorland Road, about 12:30 p.m. Jan. 5. She was detained at Victoria's Secret, where police found she had also removed detection devices from six items from that store, so she was issued a second citation.

DRUNKEN DRIVING

10A woman was arrested for drunken driving, third offense, in the 17500 block of Robinwood Street about 9 p.m. Dec. 31 when her car was found in a ditch where it was being towed.

11A man was arrested for drunk driving, second offense in the 2100 block of North Calhoun Road about 6:45 p.m. Jan. 1.

OTHER

12A woman who was interested in a house for rent on the 1400 block of Avalon Drive said she thought she was texting with the owner of the house, but found out it was a different person after he wanted her to send him $1,650 via Western Union for rent and a deposit. She reported this to the police about 12:20 p.m. Dec. 31 and the property owner confirmed it was a scam.

13Two men were seen opening mailboxes without putting anything in on the 3900 block of North 144th Street about 2:20 p.m. Jan. 3.

14Police found a woman sitting in a car covered in blankets at Capitol Drive and Gateway Road about 1:45 a.m. Jan. 4. The woman said she had a place to stay but it was not ideal, and refused shelter assistance. She had a cell phone, so police gave her the non-emergency number in case she needed help later.

15A resident in the 18000 block of Lisa Lane called police when he noticed at midnight Jan. 6 that window in the basement was open and he couldn't find his daughter. When police arrived, the daughter was found in the backyard, where she had seemingly walked in her sleep, with no signs of foul play.

Town of Brookfield

THEFT

16A truck and several spools of wire valued at more than $25,000 were taken from the former Menards shed, 20005 Bluemound Road, about 5:30 a.m. Dec. 17. Surveillance video showed a man taking the truck and police are investigating the case.

17A woman said her phone was taken after she left it on the counter at Best Buy, 19555 W. Bluemound Road, about 4:30 p.m. Dec. 21. She was able to track the phone and police are following up.

18A 31-year-old Menomonee Falls man was arrested for theft at Bullwinkle's, 20290 W. Bluemound Road, about 3:45 p.m. Dec. 22 after he reportedly grabbed another customer's money off the table and ran away with it. Other customers chased him down to his hotel room at Motel 6 and retrieved the money. In another bag of the suspect's, police found drug paraphernalia. The man said he was addicted to opiates and his parents had kicked him out of the house. He was cited and released.

DRUNKEN DRIVING

19A 24-year-old New Berlin man was arrested for drunken driving at Swenson Drive and Barker Road about 11:50 p.m. Dec. 21 after he was stopped for speeding and an officer saw that his eyes were bloodshot.

20A Brookfield man was arrested for drunken driving at Larkspur Drive and Barker Road about 2:30 a.m. Dec. 28 after he was pulled over for speeding. His BAC was 0.101.

21A Waukesha woman was arrested for drunken driving, second offense, at Bluemound and Barker roads about 10:45 p.m. Dec. 29 after she was seen slumped over the steering wheel of her running vehicle.

DRUG POSSESSION

22A 25-year-old Oconomowoc woman was cited for possession of marijuana at Janacek and Bluemound roads about 3:45 p.m. Dec. 20 after she was pulled over for having an unpaid speeding ticket. The Town of Brookfield officer said he smelled marijuana in the car, and found a bag of 1.7 grams of it in a cigarette box in her car.

23A Milwaukee man was arrested for possession of marijuana at Motel 6, 20300 W. Bluemound Road, about 5 a.m. Dec. 21 after an officer checked the registration on his friend's car outside, and found the owner of the car had a warrant for her arrest. When officers entered the hotel to find the owner of the car, they found a different man who had borrowed the car. Officers smelled marijuana and found 1.7 grams of it under a mattress.

OTHER

24A Milwaukee woman was arrested at Pump It Up, 195 N. Janacek Road, about 6:15 p.m. Dec. 21 because she did not have money to pay the $216 she owed for her party's session. She could not get anyone to bring the money she owed, so she was cited with a fine of $628 and released to her family.

25A Milwaukee man was arrested for disorderly conduct at George Webb, 19555 W. Bluemound Road, about 1:30 a.m. Dec. 28 after he peed on the building and "inadvertently splashed urine" on people who walked by, according to the report. On route to Waukesha County Jail, the man kicked the front seat and yelled, "You're making this weird, take me home." At the jail, the man stopped walking and lied on the ground, refusing to move. An officer escorted him inside to a bench, where he again moved to lie on the floor and kicked staff who tried to make him sit on the bench. He was transferred to a gurney, where he continued kicking until he fell asleep. He was held overnight at Waukesha Memorial Hospital.

Village of Elm Grove

DRUNKEN DRIVING

26A man was arrested for drunken driving, third offense, in the 1100 block of Lone Tree Road after he drove into a ditch about 12:30 a.m. Dec. 27. The man asked a resident on the block for assistance, then wandered to another yard, climbing a fence, then reversing course until he was stopped by an officer. His BAC was 0.257. In searching the man's vehicle, police found six syringes, marijuana and a butterfly knife.

27A man who said he had been drinking and driving avoided arrest in the 13800 block of Fairfield Court about 3 a.m. Dec. 28. An officer saw him parked on the side of the road, and he said he had pulled over to find directions home. After police found he had been drinking, the man called another driver to take him home and was allowed to leave his car on the block for the night.

OTHER

28A driver went over the curb and hit the corner of Penelope's Restaurant, 13425 Watertown Plank Road, about 1:30 p.m. Dec. 28.

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