Police Report: Feb. 21
Information taken from reports filed by the Waukesha Police Department
1 A woman reported that her purse was stolen from a cart in the parking lot of Walmart, 2000 S. West Ave., around 8:10 a.m. Feb. 9.
2 A caller near Riverfront Plaza and North Barstow Street reported seeing children on the frozen river around 1 p.m. Feb. 9. Police advised the parents of the dangerous situation. The children "were standing next to open water."
3 A caller reported around 5:30 p.m. Feb. 9 that someone stole her purse last night from a bar at 260 W. Main St.
4 A black Buick Enclave was broken into and a purse stolen around 9 p.m. Feb. 9 in the 1900 block of West Main Street. Police reported that "several other vehicles were broken into at this location."
5 A caller reported a red Jeep with a pizza business sign on top stuck in a snowbank and a bus stop sign damaged near South Prairie and West College avenues around 11:30 p.m. Feb. 9. The driver reportedly couldn't "even walk, she is so intoxicated." She was not at the scene when police arrived, but at a nearby pub.
6 A caller in the 400 block of Maple Avenue reported a tall, very drunk man, about 22-years-old and wearing cowboy boots, was found in the caller's residence around 12:15 a.m. Feb. 10. The caller "threatened to shoot (the) male and he walked out the back door." The caller also reported the "suspect seemed very confused and lost … and not threatening." Police were not able to locate the man.
7 A man was arrested after a caller reported hearing a female yelling "Don't" and "Get off me" and hearing things banging around in an apartment in the 1000 block of Delafield Street around 2 a.m. Feb. 10.
8 A caller in the 300 block of West Sunset Drive reported around noon Feb. 10 that "occupants of (a) vehicle threw (a) rock at (the caller's) window and it broke."
9 A water main break was reported in the 200 block of West Main Street around 1:30 p.m. Feb. 10.
10 Someone reported around 8 p.m. Feb. 10 that "people keep shining laser pointers in (the) caller's windows" in the 200 block of Carroll Street.
11 A caller said "he received a call from two detectives ….(who) had him strip naked on his balcony so that they could see he didn't have a weapon" around 11:30 p.m. Feb. 10 in the 1700 block of Elder Street. Police told him someone was playing a prank and that "if police were contacting him (they) would be uniformed and not have him go to his balcony to strip naked."
12 Several accidents were reported during icy conditions the morning of Feb. 11, including a four-car accident around 7 a.m. near Pewaukee and Bluemound roads.
13 A 15-year-old reportedly hit her grandmother during a dispute over the girl's boyfriend around 8:45 p.m. Feb. 11 in the 2700 block of University Drive.
14 A plow truck driver reportedly found a purse with ID and other items inside, in the 2400 block of Springdale Road, and turned it over to police around 12:30 p.m. Feb. 12.
15 A caller in the 1900 block of Kensington Drive reported around 3:20 p.m. Feb. 12 finding the top deadbolt lock on the caller's apartment pried open. Nothing was missing, "nor did it appear that the apartment had been gone through."
16 A car vs. tree accident was reported around 8 p.m. Feb. 12 in the 1800 block of Harris-Highland Drive. The driver was apparently uninjured. The tree was removed.
17 A park employee reported five males drinking, loitering and sitting on the toilets in a restroom at 101 Union Street. Police responded and found three subjects, who "were cited for open intoxicants and sent on their way."
18 A caller in the 400 block of Baird Street reported around 9:30 p.m. Feb. 13 that her 15-year-old son got into an argument with the caller and was walking down the street barefoot. Police found the boy at McDonald's and he was returned home.
19 A man, who had "urinated in front of a female employee from the Clarke Hotel, was reportedly sleeping on the third floor of a parking garage at 241 South St. around 11 p.m. Feb. 13 The man, who has "a diabetic problem," was taken to the hospital for treatment. He was cited for open intoxicants and loitering.
20 A caller in the 700 block of Scott Avenue reportedly heard her computer go on around 3:30 a.m. Feb. 14 and thought it might be a stalker.
21 A caller at 1052 White Rock Ave. reported around 8:40 a.m. Feb. 14 that "someone broke into the church last night … (and it) appears (the) pastor's office was broken into."
22 A caller in the 1500 block of Big Bend Road reported around 11:30 a.m. Feb. 14 that someone tried to steal the caller's vehicle sometime after 8 a.m. that morning. The vehicle's "ignition was popped and on the floor."
23 A man came to the police station, 1901 Delafield St., "to turn over some rusted out revolvers to be destroyed, along with a box of .38 cal bullets." The items were not stolen.
24 An ambulance was called for a 16-year-old male, who was punched in the face and sustained abroken finger during an argument with his father, around 5:20 p.m. Feb. 14 in the 2000 block of Delafield Street.
25 Two phone chargers were taken from a vehicle in the 1000 block of Baxter Street between midnight and 6 a.m. Feb. 14. It was reported around 9 p.m. Feb. 14.
26 A man in the 1500 block of Big Bend Road reported around 11 p.m. Feb. 14 that there are "vampires in the city … (and) he had marks from them." Police spoke with the man who "had two bites on his forehead that looked like popped pimples." The man said the vampires work at an auto store "and look like regular people except … their faces are blue because they are dead. They are able to get into his apartment through the walls."
27 An ambulance was called for an 80-year-old woman who was "bleeding from (the) mouth and nose" after she hit her head during an accident in which her Toyota Corolla hit a tree around 4:45 p.m. Feb. 15 in the 1200 block of Tenny Avenue.
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