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Police Report: Oct. 11

Oct. 9, 2012

1 A caller in the 400 block of Prospect Avenue reported around 8:40 a.m. Sept. 29 that a neighbor observed a man "wearing a knee brace … in the caller's yard yesterday, pretending to measure things and pretending to be a contractor."

2 Police stopped a city bus at Niagara and Perkins after a man reported around 10:15 a.m. Sept. 29 that his cellphone was stolen and tracked it to the bus terminal. The suspect was on the bus and the phone was returned to the man.

3 Several streets were blocked off around 6:20 p.m. Sept. 29 after a woman in the 100 block of Corrina Boulevard reported seeing a man waving a rifle on a balcony. Police determined the man had a broom.

4 Staff at Taylor's People's Park, 337 W. Main St., reportedly refused to serve alcohol to an intoxicated man and offered to call a cab around 9:20 p.m. Sept. 29. He refused the offer and drove away in a blue Jaguar.

5 A house in the 100 block of Manchester Drive was reportedly pelted with 15 to 20 eggs around 9:45 p.m. Sept. 29.

6 A Taser was deployed on a subject during a foot pursuit following a report of "college students near the sidewalk puking and being loud" around 11:45 p.m. Sept. 29 near East Broadway and North Hartwell Avenue.

7 A caller, who indicated he has a concealed carry permit, reportedly drew a gun on four subjects after the caller confronted them around midnight Sept. 29 for driving recklessly in the 1200 block of Fleetfoot Drive. The subject who was driving came back to the caller's house with three friends and an argument ensued. The caller reportedly "reupholstered his weapon" after the subjects moved on."

8 A subject was reportedly waiting near Arlington Street and North Grand Avenue to go to a Brewers game around 3 a.m. Sept. 30.

9 An intoxicated man was reportedly buzzing all the units in an apartment building after he went outside and then wanted to get back in but forgot the apartment number around 4 a.m. Sept. 30 in the 1500 block of Big Bend Road.

10 A caller reported a late model silver Audi racing around the block at 70 mph near Mulberry and Chestnut lanes around 2 p.m. Sept. 30.

11 A suspect was cited after a caller reported smelling marijuana from an apartment in the 100 block of Cambridge Avenue around 9 p.m. Sept. 30.

12 A caller in the 1400 block of East Racine Avenue reported around noon Oct. 1 hearing a domestic disturbance, including a "woman screaming" and "a male strangling the female."

13 A silver VW SUV and a black Chevy 1500 pickup needed to be towed after they sustained considerable damage and their air bags deployed during an accident around 5:30 p.m. Oct. 1 near Parklawn Drive and East Moreland Boulevard.

14 A Papa John's delivery driver reported around 9 p.m. Oct. 1 that he was "accosted, threatened and sworn at" by a customer in the 1900 block of South Grand Avenue. The customer was reportedly upset over $7 he supposedly hadn't paid and told the driver he might stab him. Police advised that the address be placed on a "no delivery" list.

15 Police pursued a male subject on foot after a woman caller reported she was "jumped on" by her husband around 9:30 p.m. Oct. 1 in the 1600 block of Arcadian Avenue.

16 A caller in the 2100 block of East Broadway reported his intoxicated wife was "damaging things in the house … (and) kicking him between his legs" around 11:15 p.m. Oct. 1.

17 A bus was stopped near South West Avenue and Richard Street around 6 a.m. Oct. 2 and streets in the area closed after a caller reported a male and female arguing. The male supposedly "had a handgun and threatened to shoot the caller." Police reportedly spoke to the male, after he exited the bus, and to the female, who said the two were involved in a minor argument. No weapon was found.

18 Ambulances were called for an 82-year-old, who was "bleeding from cuts and (having) difficulty breathing," and a 21-year-old male with "right knee pain," around 4:30 p.m. Oct. 2 after a black Honda Civic and a white Oldsmobile were involved in an accident in the 200 block of East Sunset Drive.

19 A subject was reported "sleeping on the slide of the playground" at 301 Wisconsin Ave. around 8:45 p.m. Oct. 2.

20 A caller reported around 9 p.m. Oct. 2 that someone stole a bottle of wine and a ring from the caller's apartment in the 2100 block of MacArthur Road. The apartment was reportedly "gone through, and items (were) out of place."

21 A newspaper carrier reported that a front door of a business at 1505 E. Racine Ave. was "smashed in (and) cartons of cigarettes thrown around" around 4:10 a.m. Oct. 3.

22 A male was shot in the hand, and a female grazed in the neck by a gunshot, during a domestic disturbance around 9:30 a.m. Oct. 3 in the 700 block of Oak Ridge Court. After a police standoff, during which time streets in the area were blocked off, a subject was taken into custody around 2:30 p.m.

23 A caller in the 1500 block of Big Bend Road reported around 12:30 p.m. Oct. 3 that a "small boy, about 4-years-old, (was) locked on the balcony and unable to get in" for about two hours.

24 A caller in the 1000 block of White Rock Avenue reported around 4 p.m. Oct. 3 that a roommate from Mississippi, whom he met on Facebook, moved out, taking items of the caller's with him. The roommate subsequently denied this.

25 A subject was cited for a narcotics violation after an apartment manager in the 1900 block of Bonnie Lane reported a "strong smell of marijuana coming from (a) unit" around 5 p.m. Oct. 3.

26 A 15-year-old student was reportedly assaulted around 3:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at Waukesha North High School, 2222 Michigan Ave.

27 Copper piping from a solar water heater was reported stolen from a roof in the 100 block of Walton Avenue around 6:40 p.m. Oct. 3.

28 A caller reported seeing two white males in a vehicle "handling long guns" around 2:30 p.m. Oct. 4 in the 800 block of Meadowbrook Road. They were apparently part of a group that was meeting to go goose hunting.

29 A caller in the 2900 block of Clearwater Lane reported around 5 p.m. Oct. 4 that her mailbox and post were stolen.

30 A streaker was reported around 6:40 p.m. Oct. 4, headed toward Lawrence Lane nearWaukesha West High School, 3301 Saylesville Road.

31 A woman was cited for drunken driving after her vehicle reportedly hit a deer around 2:30 a.m. Oct. 5 near Northview and Meadowbrook roads.

32 A 30-year-old female driver reported "head pain (and) difficulty breathing" after being run off the road around 8:45 a.m. Oct. 5 in the 100 block of West Sunset Drive.

33 A 15-year-old cognitively disabled male reportedly ran away from Waukesha South High School, 401 Roberta Ave., around 11:30 a.m. Oct. 5. The boy was located and returned to school.

34 A caller in the 300 block of Rivera Drive reported around 6 p.m. Oct. 5 that an unknown female, who was acting oddly, came to her door saying she was being chased by her estranged husband and had been in an accident earlier in the day. The female drove away in a van.

35 A caller in the 100 block of Garfield Avenue reported around 7 p.m. Oct. 5 that a male tried to get her 13-year-old daughter into his four-door vehicle.

36 A man reportedly "threw a pitchfork through the caller's garage window and ran off on foot" around 11:20 p.m. Oct. 5 in the 1400 block of Garfield Avenue. The same man, known to the caller who was with friends in the garage, later reportedly threw a brick through the garage window and was apprehended by police and taken into custody.

37 A bottle of cologne was reportedly thrown through a bedroom window around 1:15 a.m. Oct. 6 in the 800 block of Harding Avenue.

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