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Police Report: Aug. 22

Aug. 22, 2011

THEFT

1A resident reported that a video game console was taken from his apartment by a cable technician in the W179 N8600 block of Village Court between May 10 and May 16. The victim and police are following up with the cable company.

2A 44-year-old Menomonee Falls man was issued a citation for theft after he sold a wet/dry vacuum and sold two washing machines without the owner's permission in the W164 N8900 block of Water Street between late June and early July.

3Furniture was taken out of a basement at a residence in the N82 W13200 block of Fond du Lac Avenue between noon Aug. 4 and 3 p.m. Aug. 11.

4A digital media player, a smart phone with a broken screen and $1 in coins were taken from an unlocked vehicle parked in the alley behind MJM Screen Printing Studios, N88 W16654 Appleton Ave., between 9:30 a.m. and 3:10 p.m. Aug. 11.

5A 23-year-old male employee at Best Buy, N95 W16855 Richfield Way, was arrested for fraudulently purchasing three electronic tablets by taking advantage of a glitch in the store computer system prior to 2:10 p.m. Aug. 11.

6A woman's wallet was taken from a shopping cart at Woodman's Food Market, W124 N8145 Highway 145, prior to 12:45 p.m. Aug. 11. A possible female suspect was observed taking the wallet off the cart at the cart corral.

7A smart phone was taken from a Woodman's Food Market, W124 N8145 Wisconsin 145, prior to 10 p.m. Aug. 12.

8Two unknown males stole four boxes of White Owl cigars from Marathon Gas, N48 W14738 Lisbon Road, at 1 p.m. Aug. 14. The suspects fled east on Lisbon Road in a vehicle with temporary plates.

DRUG POSSESSION

9A 42-year-old woman was charged with drug possession and shoplifting after she tried to return merchandise using an old receipt and then left without paying for the merchandise at Target, N95 W17707 Shady Lane, prior to 7:45 p.m. Aug. 10. Her 22-year-old daughter was also cited for shoplifting.

ACCIDENTS

10An 18-year-old Menomonee Falls woman was issued a citation for inattentive driving after she drove off the road and struck two mailboxes and a tree in the 21000 block of Mill Road at 12:14 a.m. Aug. 12. The woman told police she lost control of the vehicle while attempting to move her cat to the passenger seat.

VANDALISM

11An antenna was taken and obscene pictures were drawn in powder poured on a vehicle parked in the W147 N4900 block of Dolphin Drive between 6 p.m. Aug. 15 and 8 a.m. Aug. 16.

12A ratchet was thrown through the rear window of a Mercury Sable in the east side parking lot at Associated Bank, W156 N5575 Pilgrim Road, prior to 6 p.m. Aug. 16. Damage to the vehicle is estimated at $500.

13A validator on a Coke machine was burned in an attempt to pry it open at Oakwood Park, W143 N6895 Aspen Drive, prior to 10 a.m. Aug. 16. Damage to the machine is estimated at $400.

14A pole holding a yield sign was cracked and broken on Bradley Circle at Longwood Street prior to 8 a.m. Aug. 17. Damage is estimated at $100.

OTHER

15A 17-year-old boy was issued citations for disorderly conduct and fireworks violations after he threw lit fireworks at road workers while traveling westbound in a vehicle on Marcy Road and Silver Spring Drive prior to 3:35 p.m. Aug. 12.

16A 38-year-old woman was arrested for criminal damage to property, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest for breaking a window and causing a disturbance at a residence in the W186 N6900 block of Marcy Road prior to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 13.

Menomonee Falls police responded to two domestic violence calls and two rescue calls between Aug. 11 and Aug. 17.

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