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Menomonee Falls Police report: September 4, 2014

Sept. 3, 2014

Burglary

 

1A resident in the 6800 block of Northfield Drive reported his wallet was stolen out of a fanny pack that he kept inside his apartment sometime between 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22 and 12:45 p.m. Aug. 23. The victim also said one of his credit cards was used to make a fraudulent transaction at a gas station in Milwaukee. The victim named several possible suspects in the theft, and police were following up with them at the time of the report.

 

Theft

 

2Two unknown males stole about 400 pounds of steel scrap metal from a fenced in storage area at Wrico Stamping Co., N50 W13471 Overview Drive, sometime between 8:15 and 10:30 p.m. Aug. 24. Security video showed the suspects stole the items and fled in an older model, dark-colored Chevy Lumina or Dodge Intrepid.

 

3A known suspect stole two tablet computers at Arctic Glacier USA Inc., N60 W16280 Kohler Lane, sometime between 6:30 and 7:30 a.m. Aug. 12. The suspect, a recently terminated employee, is being sought for questioning.

 

4An employee at Pick N Save, N77 W14435 Appleton Ave., reported two known suspects shoplifted a total of 33 cans of baby formula, valued at $591, by concealing them inside bags on Aug. 13 and Aug. 21. The employee told police that the two suspects have been actively shoplifting at other Pick ’n Save stores and have been arrested in the village of Pewaukee and the city of Brookfield. The suspects were identified as a 26-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman, and police were seeking them at the time of the report.

 

5An unknown male driving a silver Hyundai Elantra left without paying for $41 worth of gas at Speedway, N87 W17245 Main St., at about 4:50 p.m. Aug. 24.

 

6A 63-year-oldSturgeon Bay man was arrested for shoplifting after he was seen concealing merchandise at Dollar Tree, N84 W15690 Appleton Ave., at about 2 p.m. Aug. 21.

 

7A 50-year-old Jackson woman was arrested for shoplifting at CVS, N83 W15550 Appleton Ave., at about 11:55 p.m. Aug. 25. An employee called police after recognizing the suspect from past shoplifting incidents, and was also told she was no longer allowed inside the business.

 

Drug Possession

 

8Police responding to a 911 call of a possible overdose in a vehicle parked on Pilgrim Road and Hillside Lane arrested a 27-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman for possession of drug paraphernalia after finding rubber tourniquets, syringes and other paraphernalia inside the vehicle at about 10:30 a.m. Aug. 23. The male suspect, who had passed out when the female called 911, had admittedly overdosed on heroin, but was conscious and alert when police arrived. The two suspects admitted ingesting heroin in the vehicle after purchasing the drugs in Milwaukee, and the female was also taken into custody for having two open cases through the circuit courts.

 

Drunken Driving

 

9An officer investigating a suspicious, occupied vehicle in the parking lot at Cousin’s corporate offices, N83 W13400 Leon Road, arrested a 42-year-old Milwaukee man for drunken driving after finding him asleep in the driver’s seat of his car at about 12:20 a.m. Aug. 21. The suspect failed field sobriety tests but refused chemical breath testing and was taken into custody.

 

10A 21-year-old man was arrested for drunken driving after he was pulled over for making an illegal right turn on Main Street and Grand Avenue at about 10 p.m. Aug. 22. When questioned, he admitted to drinking three or four beers before driving and a chemical breath test indicated a blood alcohol content of 0.12.

 

11A man was arrested for drunken driving and cited for possession of marijuana after he was pulled over for a traffic violation on Main Street and Westbrook Crossing at about 2:15 a.m. Aug. 24. A male passenger in his car was also cited for possession of drug paraphernalia. A chemical breath test indicated a blood alcohol content of 0.10.

 

12A 34-year-old Milwaukee woman was arrested for drunken driving after she was pulled over for speeding and driving erratically on Pilgrim and Good Hope roads at about 3:35 a.m. Aug. 23. A chemical breath test indicated a blood alcohol content of 0.19.

 

13A 37-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for third offense drunken driving and a probation violation in the 15200 block of Cleveland Avenue at about 5:50 p.m. Aug. 23. A chemical breath test indicated a blood alcohol content of 0.19.

 

Other

 

14An unknown person passed a counterfeit $20 bill in the drive-thru at McDonald’s, N83 W15515 Appleton Ave., sometime between 9:55 a.m. and 2 p.m. Aug. 21.

 

15A 24-year-old man who attempted to steal gas at Speedway, N87 W17245 Main St., fled when confronted by a store employee and then eluded police who tried to pull him over in the 16300 block of Menomonee Avenue at about 7:45 a.m. Aug. 21. The suspect drove at a high rate of speed and committed numerous traffic violations, and the pursuit was terminated after the suspect’s vehicle, a silver, two-door Pontiac Sunfire, fled in an unknown direction in the area of Lilly Road at Silver Spring Drive. During the follow-up investigation police discovered the suspect was cited for theft at Speedway on June 3, with the same vehicle and plates, and was responsible for multiple gas drive-offs at the business. Police made several attempts to contact the registered owner of the vehicle at his last known address, but he and/or the vehicle were not located. The investigation is ongoing.

 

16A 66-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested for failure to install an Ignition Interlock Device and operating after revocation after he was pulled over for multiple equipment violations on Appleton and Menomonee avenues at about 9:30 p.m. Aug. 22.

 

17A 40-year-old woman was arrested for disorderly conduct at Community Memorial Hospital, W180 N8085 Town Hall Road, after she refused to leave the emergency room waiting area at about 3:45 a.m. Aug. 23. The woman had been contacted by police two times prior to her arrest, and when she refused to get into a cab to take her to a homeless shelter in Waukesha, the suspect began swearing and spitting at hospital staff in the parking lot and was taken into custody.

 

18A 54-year-old Dousman man was arrested for operating after revocation and obstructing an officer when he provided false identification to police after his vehicle was pulled over on Appleton Avenue and Main Street at about 2:20 a.m. Aug. 25.

 

19A 27-year-old Hartford man was arrested for illegal discharge of a weapon after he shot one round from a Glock brand model 23 4th generation handgun inside a home in the 8800 block of Hoyt Drive sometime between 2:30 and 3 p.m. Aug. 23. During the investigation police discovered the suspect discharged the weapon after attempting to “dry fire” the gun while pointing it at his own reflection in a mirror, and the bullet went through both the bathroom mirror and wall before coming to rest in a window in an adjoining bathroom.

 

20A 29-year-old man was arrested for drugged driving (second offense) after a police officer pulled him over for swerving out of his lane of traffic and striking a raised shoulder on Creekwood Crossing and Silver Spring Drive at about 4:45 a.m. Aug. 26. The suspect admitted to being on Suboxone at the time of his arrest and he was taken to the hospital for a blood draw.

 

Menomonee Falls police responded to one domestic violence call between Aug. 21 and Aug. 28.

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