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Police Report: June 11

June 11, 2012


Reports were unavailable this week.



Prescription medication, $23 and a gold necklace were taken from a home in the 4200 block of South Vermont Court between 1 and 4 p.m. May 24. A window screen was removed to gain entry to the home.


Ninety dollars was taken from a purse that was left unattended on a picnic table in the backyard in the 1600 block of East Eden Place between 4 and 5:15 p.m. May 19.

Police seek charges of battery, retail theft, disorderly conduct, trespassing, obstructing an officer and resisting arrest after a man was seen trying to steal more than $200 worth of groceries from Pick 'n Save, 4698 S. Whitnall Ave., about 3 p.m. May 24. The man fought with store security personnel and police officers, and only calmed down after police drew a Taser.

A smartphone was taken from a backpack during a community program at Willow Glen Elementary School, 2600 E. Bolivar Ave. The theft was discovered May 26, after 14 hangup calls were made to 911 using the phone. When officers went to ask the student who owned the phones about the calls, the student checked his backpack and found the phone was missing. The phone eventually was found in the possession of another youth who had been at the program.

A 23-year-old South Milwaukee woman was cited for retail theft and possession of drug paraphernalia at Pick 'n Save, 4698 S. Whitnall Ave., at 2:50 p.m. May 26. The woman was seen trying to steal makeup. When an officer searched her purse, he was stuck by a needle.

A 39-year-old South Milwaukee man was arrested for retail theft for trying to take five packs of razor blades, a value of $162, from Pick 'n Save, 4698 S. Whitnall Ave., about 4 p.m. May 26.

A wallet was taken from a purse in at St. Ann's Intergenerational Center, 2801 E. Morgan Ave., between 4 and 5 p.m. May 29. The wallet was later found and turned in to Cudahy police, with $147 and an ATM card missing.

A bicycle was reported stolen from outside St. Francis High School, 4225 S. Lake Drive, after school May 29. Loss is estimated at $100.

A bicycle was taken from the bed of a pickup truck at Pick 'n Save, 4698 S. Whitnall Ave., about 12:30 p.m. June 5. Loss is estimated at $750.

Thirty to 40 wooden pallets were taken from Federal Logistics, 4630 S. Brust Ave., between 5 p.m. June 5 and 5 a.m. June 6. Loss is estimated at $150.


A 15-year-old Milwaukee boy was arrested for battery for beating up a student as he left Deer Creek Intermediate School, 3680 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., about 3 p.m. May 25.


Graffiti was spray-painted onto a building in the 4100 block of South Lake Drive about 3 p.m. May 29. Damage is estimated at $150.



A videogame system and videogames were taken from a home in the 3300 block of Marina Road between 6:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. June 1. Loss is estimated at $900.

A GPS unit was taken from a vehicle in the 700 block of St. Sylvester Drive before 8:40 a.m. June 1. Loss is estimated at $200.

A trailer was taken from a parking slab off an alley in the 600 block of Lake Drive before 9:30 a.m. June 2. Loss is estimated at $950.

A wallet was taken from a vehicle in the 400 block of Montana Avenue before 2:40 a.m. June 6. A window was broken to gain entry. Loss is estimated at $400.

A car was broken into in the 300 block of Montana Avenue before 6 a.m. June 6.


A 44-year-old South Milwaukee woman was arrested for drunken driving in the 1700 block of Milwaukee Avenue after she drove into a parked vehicle about 9:40 p.m. June 2.


An eighth-grade boy at South Milwaukee Middle School, 1001 15th Ave., and his mother were cited for habitual truancy June 4.

An 11th-grader at South Milwaukee High School, 801 15th Ave., was cited for habitual truancy June 5.


The Fire Department extinguished a fire on a second-story porch at 515 Madison Avenue about 2:33 a.m. June 7. The cause of the fire has not been determined yet. The residents were evacuated until the fire was put out.

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